Mental Health

Suicide Higher Among Physicians than General Population, According to New Research
April 19, 2022

Researchers in Spain found that suicide was higher among physicians than the general population and affected female physicians significantly more.

New Study Found High Prevalence of Undiagnosed Cognitive Impairment After Myocardial Infarction
April 01, 2022

ACC 2022. Findings suggest that more attention to monitoring cognitive functioning after a myocardial infarction is needed.

Depression Following Myocardial Infarction Raises Stroke Risk in US Adults
March 30, 2022

ACC 2022. Large study of US adults showed those with depression following MI were 50% more likely to experience a stroke than those who did not have depression.

Serious Mental Illness Linked to Elevated Cardiovascular Risk in Analysis of Primary Care Patients
March 15, 2022

The increased risk of CVD was observed even in young adults with a serious mental illness, according to an analysis of nearly 600 000 US adults.

After COVID-19, Risk Increases for Wide Range of Mental Health Disorders
February 18, 2022

Among persons who survived COVID-19, a new study found a 60% increased risk for any new mental health diagnosis during the year following infection.

Primary Viewpoints Episode 13: Possible Consequences of a Prolonged COVID-19 Era
January 27, 2022

"Primary Viewpoints," a podcast from Patient Care Online, brings you an exclusive interview with author and psychiatrist Samoon Ahmad, MD.

Physician Mental Health Care Visits Ticked Up Significantly During First Year of Pandemic
January 26, 2022

Family physicians and psychiatrists were the specialties with the greatest number of visits, according to study authors.

Anxiety Elevates Cardiometabolic Risk Over Time in US Men, Suggests New 40-year Study
January 25, 2022

Anxiety may affect cardiometabolic health earlier in life than previously thought, according to a new long-term study of US middle-aged men.

Mental Disorders Still a Burden on Global Health, According to New Analysis
January 24, 2022

The prevalence of mental disorders has been rising globally and the conditions today remain a leading cause of disease burden worldwide, found 30-year systemic analysis.

Two-thirds of Americans with Mental Illness Support Use of Psychedelics, Survey Finds
January 20, 2022

Americans with anxiety, depression, and PTSD would be willing to try ketamine, psilocybin, and MDMA if they worked better than traditional medications, a Harris Poll finds.