More and more psychiatrists are facing burnout amid the pandemic-related mental health crisis. (Business Insider)
Reflecting this crisis, wait times for a psychiatric-unit bed are sometimes reaching a month long in Massachusetts. (Cambridge Day)
According to a study including a representative sample of the U.S. adult population ages 20 and older, telehealth was utilized by more than half of patients for a behavioral health condition during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Journal of General Internal Medicine)
An extended-release injectable suspension formulation of risperidone (TV-46000/mdc-IRM) succeeded in the phase III RISE study, resulting in a delay of relapse for schizophrenia symptoms, Teva Pharmaceuticals announced.
Experiencing functional seizures may put people at a higher risk for developing psychiatric disorders. (ScienceDaily)
A study of almost 2.4 million New Zealanders found that mental health disorders tend to begin — as well as peak — in young adulthood and were tied to the onset of physical diseases. (JAMA Network Open)
A mouse study suggested that anorexia could be linked to less diverse and a greater amount of harmful gut bacteria, and thus probiotics or fecal transplants could hold promise as therapeutic options. (Frontiers in Psychiatry)
Preliminary trial data found that people with suicidal ideation may have higher levels of inflammatory cytokines in the blood, Therapeutic Solutions International reported.
Last Updated January 13, 2021