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Transgender children who have socially transitioned and are supported to live openly as the gender "opposite" their natal sex do not have elevations in depression

No Increase in Depression for Supported Transgender Children

Transgender children who have socially transitioned have only minimal elevations in anxiety
Comprehensive self-management strategies are sustainable for patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable Bowel Self-Management Strategies Sustainable

One year after program, majority of patients stuck with behavioral changes
Patients receiving euthanasia or assisted suicide for psychiatric disorders are mainly women and most have chronic

Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide for Psychiatric Disorders Examined

Patients are usually women; most have chronic, severe conditions with histories of suicide
For adults with major depressive disorder

CBT May Work As Well As Meds in Major Depressive Disorder

For adults, similar efficacy for cognitive behavioral therapy and antidepressants
Patients with minimal exposure to benzodiazepine have a slightly increased risk of dementia

Minimal Benzodiazepine Exposure May Up Dementia Risk

However, higher benzodiazepine use is not associated with more rapid cognitive decline

Therapist-Guided, Internet-Based CBT Superior for BDD

Superior to online supportive therapy for symptoms of body dysmorphic disorder
Youths treated with antipsychotics have increased cumulative risk and exposure-adjusted incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Antipsychotic-Exposed Youths Have Increased T2DM Risk

Increased cumulative risk and incidence rate ratio compared with healthy controls, psychiatric controls
The challenges facing trauma care providers can put them at risk for compassion fatigue and burnout

Compassion Fatigue May Be Underestimated by Trauma Teams

Acknowledging it is a key to coping, researchers say
Allergic rhinitis constitutes a considerable burden

Allergic Rhinitis Constitutes Considerable Burden

Patients with prevalent AR more likely to develop asthma, mental health comorbidities
Many patients having surgery for severe obesity also have mental health conditions

Mental Health Disorders Common Among Bariatric Sx Patients

But such conditions don't seem to hinder post-op weight loss