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For patients with femoroacetabular impingement undergoing hip arthroscopy

Mental Health Disorders May Affect Hip Arthroscopy Outcomes

Odds of favorable outcome after hip arthroscopy lower for those with psychological impairment
Exposure to childhood adversity is associated with borderline personality disorder

Childhood Adversity Linked to Borderline Personality Disorder

Findings significant across adversity subtypes with largest effects seen for emotional abuse and neglect
Diet pill and laxative use for weight control are associated with increased odds of subsequent first eating disorder diagnosis

Diet Pill, Laxative Use in Women Tied to Later Eating Disorder Dx

Odds of incident eating disorder diagnosis up with use of diet pill, laxative for weight control
Patients with breast or prostate cancer who are obese score higher in psychosocial problem-related distress than nonobese patients

Cancer Patients With Obesity Show Poorer Psychosocial Health

Among breast cancer and prostate cancer patients, scores for distress higher for obese than nonobese
For cardiac patients

All-Cause Mortality Up With Loneliness in Cardiac Patients

Loneliness associated with significantly poorer patient-reported outcomes across cardiac diagnoses
Adolescents with emergency department visits for self-harm have increased rates of recurrent self-harm

Risk for Death, Suicide Up in Teens Who Visit ED for Self-Harm

Five-year estimates of health care costs were much higher for teens with self-harm versus controls
A new website to help Americans with substance abuse problems find treatment was activated Wednesday by the Trump administration.

White House Launches Website to Help Those Battling Substance Abuse

FindTreatment.gov will allow Americans with substance abuse and mental health issues to better access care
The Tailored

Family Involvement Cuts Postop Delirium in Older Patients

Patients in elder life program had less decline in physical and cognitive function, shorter length of stay
Prophylactic use of melatonin does not prevent delirium after major cardiac surgery

Prophylactic Melatonin Does Not Cut Delirium After Major Cardiac Surgery

Findings based on results of randomized trial of patients undergoing major cardiac surgery
Patients with primary restless leg syndrome who begin dopamine agonist therapy may be at increased risk for adverse psychiatric events

Dopamine Agonists Tied to Higher Risk for Psychiatric Events

Findings seen in large study of patients with restless leg syndrome starting dopamine agonists