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USPSTF Statement: Interventions for tobacco smoking cessation in adults

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:32h | UTC

Interventions for Tobacco Smoking Cessation in Adults, Including Pregnant Persons – U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Editorial: A Comprehensive Approach to Increase Adult Tobacco Cessation – JAMA

Author Interview: USPSTF Recommendation: Tobacco Cessation in Adults

JAMA Patient Page: Interventions to Promote Tobacco Cessation

 


Guideline synopsis: Initiating Pharmacologic Treatment in Tobacco-Dependent Adults

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:31h | UTC

Initiating Pharmacologic Treatment in Tobacco-Dependent Adults – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Pharmacologic Management of Tobacco Cessation

Original Guideline: Initiating Pharmacologic Treatment in Tobacco-Dependent Adults. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

 


Systematic review: Insufficient evidence of benefit from immediate‐release methylphenidate for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:11h | UTC

IR methylphenidate for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults – Cochrane Library

Original study: Immediate‐release methylphenidate for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults – Cochrane Library

 


Cardiovascular complications of opioid use: JACC state-of-the-art review

17 Jan, 2021 | 22:04h | UTC

Cardiovascular Complications of Opioid Use: JACC State-of-the-Art Review – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

 


Randomized trial: Naltrexone-Bupropion combination may help some people (13.6% vs. 2.5% with placebo) with methamphetamine use disorder

15 Jan, 2021 | 08:39h | UTC

Bupropion and Naltrexone in Methamphetamine Use Disorder – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Combination of two drugs can help treat methamphetamine addiction for some, new clinical trial data shows – STAT AND Naltrexone-Bupropion Combination May Help People With Methamphetamine Use Disorder – Psychiatric News Alert

 


Perspective: For people with OCD — and fearful of germs — the pandemic is upending years of therapy

14 Jan, 2021 | 02:00h | UTC

For people with OCD — and fearful of germs — the pandemic is upending years of therapy – STAT

 


Systematic review: Does behavioral support help people to stop smoking?

14 Jan, 2021 | 01:46h | UTC

Behavioural interventions for smoking cessation: an overview and network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

Summary: Does behavioural support help people to stop smoking? – Cochrane Library

 


New study highlights cost-effectiveness of bans on pesticides as a suicide prevention strategy

14 Jan, 2021 | 01:35h | UTC

New study highlights cost-effectiveness of bans on pesticides as a suicide prevention strategy – World Health Organization

Original study: The cost-effectiveness of banning highly hazardous pesticides to prevent suicides due to pesticide self-ingestion across 14 countries: an economic modelling study – The Lancet Global Health

 


AASM Guideline: Behavioral and psychological treatments for chronic insomnia disorder in adults

13 Jan, 2021 | 01:58h | UTC

Behavioral and psychological treatments for chronic insomnia disorder in adults: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine clinical practice guideline – Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine

Commentary: New guideline encourages use of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in adults – ACP Internist

 


The Pharmacologic Treatment of Schizophrenia—2021

13 Jan, 2021 | 01:53h | UTC

The Pharmacologic Treatment of Schizophrenia—2021 – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Randomized trial: Effect of therapeutic suggestions during general anesthesia on postoperative pain and opioid use

13 Jan, 2021 | 01:51h | UTC

Effect of therapeutic suggestions during general anaesthesia on postoperative pain and opioid use: multicentre randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentaries: Can we sooth the subconscious during general anaesthesia? – The BMJ AND Ernil Hansen: Soothing words and music during surgery might reduce postoperative pain – The BMJ Opinion AND Soothing words and music during surgery might reduce postoperative pain – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Long Covid: 6-month consequences of COVID-19 in patients discharged from hospital

10 Jan, 2021 | 20:43h | UTC

6-month consequences of COVID-19 in patients discharged from hospital: a cohort study – The Lancet

Commentaries: Most patients hospitalized for Covid-19 still have symptoms six months later, China study finds AND Long-term follow-up of recovered patients with COVID-19 – The Lancet

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


[Preprint] Characterizing Long COVID in an International Cohort: 7 Months of Symptoms and Their Impact

10 Jan, 2021 | 20:41h | UTC

Characterizing Long COVID in an International Cohort: 7 Months of Symptoms and Their Impact – medRxiv

Related: Explanations for ‘long Covid’ remain elusive. For now, believing patients and treating symptoms is the best doctors can do – STAT AND Long COVID: who is at risk? – The Conversation

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AAP Guideline: Identification and management of eating disorders in children and adolescents

10 Jan, 2021 | 20:30h | UTC

Identification and Management of Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents – Pediatrics

Commentary: Pediatrics Group Offers Guidance on Managing Eating Disorders in Youth – NEJM Journal Watch

 


Systematic review: Melatonin may have a similar effect to benzodiazepines in reducing preoperative and postoperative anxiety in adults

10 Jan, 2021 | 20:14h | UTC

Melatonin for preoperative and postoperative anxiety in adults – Cochrane Library

Summary: Melatonin for preoperative and postoperative anxiety in adults – Cochrane Library

 


Comprehensive overview of current pharmacological augmentation recommendations for major depression

17 Dec, 2020 | 08:55h | UTC

Pharmacological Augmentation in Unipolar Depression: A Guide to the Guidelines – The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Study shows rise in childhood depression symptoms during the COVID-19 lockdown

16 Dec, 2020 | 09:41h | UTC

Longitudinal increases in childhood depression symptoms during the COVID-19 lockdown – Archives of Disease in Childhood

Commentaries: Steep rise in depressive symptoms among 7-12 year olds during UK-wide lockdown – British Medical Journal AND Children’s Depression Symptoms Up During U.K. Lockdown – Physician’s Weekly AND Expert reaction to longitudinal study of depression symptoms in children during the COVID-19 lockdown – Science Media Centre

 


Increase in overdose-related cardiac arrests observed by emergency medical services during the US COVID-19 epidemic

16 Dec, 2020 | 09:39h | UTC

Overdose-Related Cardiac Arrests Observed by Emergency Medical Services During the US COVID-19 Epidemic – JAMA Psychiatry

Commentaries: Steady Increase Seen in Cardiac Arrest−Related Overdoses During COVID-19 Pandemic – AJMC AND Sharp rise in overdose deaths during Covid-19 pandemic – MedicalResearch AND Cardiac Arrests Tied to Overdoses Have Surged During the Pandemic – U.S News

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Longer time spent at home during COVID-19 pandemic is associated with binge drinking among US adults

16 Dec, 2020 | 09:36h | UTC

Longer time spent at home during COVID-19 pandemic is associated with binge drinking among US adults – The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Commentaries: New study shows every week of lockdown increases binge drinking – MedicalXpress AND Study finds more binge drinking during stay-at-home lockdowns – MedicalXpress

 


Randomized trial: Long-acting injectable antipsychotic use by patients with early-phase schizophrenia can significantly delay time to first hospitalization

11 Dec, 2020 | 09:14h | UTC

Effect of Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics vs Usual Care on Time to First Hospitalization in Early-Phase Schizophrenia: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Psychiatry

Commentary: Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics vs. Usual Care for Early-Phase Schizophrenia – Physician’s Weekly

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


One in five covid-19 patients are diagnosed with a mental illness within three months

2 Dec, 2020 | 07:24h | UTC

One in five covid-19 patients are diagnosed with a mental illness within three months – MIT Technology Review

Original study: Bidirectional associations between COVID-19 and psychiatric disorder: retrospective cohort studies of 62 354 COVID-19 cases in the USA – The Lancet Psychiatry

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort study: Higher dose Z-drug use in dementia is associated with increased fracture and stroke risks, similar or greater to that for higher dose benzodiazepines

1 Dec, 2020 | 08:25h | UTC

Adverse effects of Z-drugs for sleep disturbance in people living with dementia: a population-based cohort study – BMC Medicine

Commentary: The danger of Z-drugs for dementia patients – University of Exeter

 


Meta-analysis: Among the treatment interventions to maintain abstinence from alcohol in primary care, acamprosate was the only intervention with enough evidence of benefit

26 Nov, 2020 | 08:55h | UTC

Treatment interventions to maintain abstinence from alcohol in primary care: systematic review and network meta-analysis – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover trial: Amantadine, modafinil, and methylphenidate are no better than placebo for fatigue in multiple sclerosis

24 Nov, 2020 | 09:02h | UTC

Safety and efficacy of amantadine, modafinil, and methylphenidate for fatigue in multiple sclerosis: a randomised, placebo-controlled, crossover, double-blind trial – The Lancet Neurology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


CDC Report: Mental health-related emergency department visits among children aged under 18 years raised during the COVID-19 Pandemic

17 Nov, 2020 | 09:48h | UTC

Mental Health–Related Emergency Department Visits Among Children Aged <18 Years During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, January 1–October 17, 2020 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Commentary: ER Data Indicates the Pandemic Is Harming Children’s Mental Health – U.S. News

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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