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HSC Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare Sciences Current Awareness Bulletins: Psychiatry

Psychiatry current awareness bulletin

Frequency: Bi-monthly

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June 2024

5-year mental health outcomes for children and adolescents presenting with psychiatric symptoms to general practitioners in England 10.1016/S2215-0366(24)00038-5

Collaborative care approaches for people with severe mental illness (updated Cochrane review) 10.1002/14651858.CD009531.pub3

Components and delivery formats of cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic insomnia in adults 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.5060

Comprehensive vaping bans are associated with lower odds of initiation into electronic nicotine delivery systems use among young people 10.1111/add.16450  

Cost-effectiveness of therapist-assisted internet-delivered psychological therapies for PTSD differing in trauma focus in England 10.1016/S2215-0366(24)00055-5  

Does this patient have alcohol use disorder? The Rational Clinical Examination systematic review 10.1001/jama.2024.3101

Efficacy and safety of alcohol reduction pharmacotherapy according to treatment duration in patients with alcohol dependence or alcohol use disorder 10.1111/add.16421  

Efficacy of psilocybin for treating symptoms of depression 10.1136/bmj-2023-078084

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on gambling 10.1016/j.addbeh.2024.108037

Impact of drought on mental and behavioral disorders, contributions of research in a climate change context 10.1007/s00484-024-02657-x

Multiple adverse outcomes associated with antipsychotic use in people with dementia 10.1136/bmj-2023-076268

Perceived misdiagnosis of psychiatric conditions in autistic adults 10.1016/j.eclinm.2024.102586

Prioritizing maternal mental health in addressing morbidity and mortality 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.5648

Problematic pornography use across countries, genders, and sexual orientations 10.1111/add.16431  

Psychosocial and medication interventions to stop or reduce alcohol consumption during pregnancy (new Cochrane review) 10.1002/14651858.CD015042.pub2

Repetitive behaviors in autism and obsessive-compulsive disorder 10.1007/s10803-024-06357-8

Restricting alcohol marketing to reduce alcohol consumption 10.1111/add.16411

Risk assessment for aggressive behaviour in schizophrenia (new Cochrane review) 10.1002/14651858.CD012397.pub2

Why are females less likely to be diagnosed with ADHD in childhood than males? 10.1016/S2215-0366(24)00010-5  

Worldwide prevalence and disability from mental disorders across childhood and adolescence: evidence from the Global Burden of Disease Study 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.5051


Addiction (May-Jun); Addictive Behaviors (Aug); BMJ, The (Apr-May); Cochrane Library (Apr-May); eClinicalMedicine (Apr); JAMA (9th Apr); JAMA Psychiatry (Apr-May); International Journal of Biometeorology (Mar); Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (Apr); Lancet Psychiatry, The (Apr-May)

April 2024

All-cause and cause-specific mortality among individuals with hypochondriasis 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.4744

Associations of the gut microbiome with treatment resistance in schizophrenia 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.5371

Community perinatal mental health teams and associations with perinatal mental health and obstetric and neonatal outcomes in pregnant women with a history of secondary mental health care in England 10.1016/S2215-0366(23)00409-1

Digitally augmented, parent-led CBT versus treatment as usual for child anxiety problems in child mental health services in England and Northern Ireland 10.1016/S2215-0366(23)00429-7

Digitally enabled therapies for adults with depression: early value assessment (updated NICE guideline HTE8 – 12th February 2024)

Does nitrous oxide addiction exist? An evaluation of the evidence for the presence and prevalence of substance use disorder symptoms in recreational nitrous oxide users 10.1111/add.16380  

The effect of immigration policy reform on mental health in people from minoritised ethnic groups in England 10.1016/S2215-0366(23)00412-1

Effectiveness of culturally tailoring smoking cessation interventions for reducing or quitting combustible tobacco 10.1111/add.16400  

Evaluation of the effectiveness of cytisine for the treatment of smoking cessation 10.1111/add.16399  

Identifying patients with opioid use disorder using International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes: Challenges and opportunities 10.1111/add.16338  

Pharmacological treatments for psychotic depression 10.1016/S2215-0366(24)00006-3

Prescription psychostimulants for the treatment of amphetamine-type stimulant use disorder 10.1111/add.16347  

Promoting good mental health over the menopause transition 10.1016/S0140-6736(23)02801-5

Psychosocial interventions for stimulant use disorder (updated Cochrane review) 10.1002/14651858.CD011866.pub3

Psychotherapies for generalized anxiety disorder in adults 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.3971

The role of socioeconomic position in the association between mental disorders and mortality 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.4316

Treatment outcomes with licensed and unlicensed stimulant doses for adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.3985


Addiction (Jan-Apr); Cochrane Library (Feb-Mar); JAMA Psychiatry (Feb-Mar); Lancet, The (9th-15th Mar); Lancet Psychiatry, The (Mar); NICE website (Jan-Mar)

February 2024

Association of childhood area-level ethnic density and psychosis risk among ethnoracial minoritized individuals in the US DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.2841

Bipolar disorder: assessment and management (updated NICE guideline CG185)

Cannabis-related disorders and toxic effects DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra2212152

Determinants and outcomes of suicidal behavior among patients with major depressive disorder DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.2833

Disulfiram for the treatment of cocaine dependence (updated Cochrane review) DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007024.pub3

Effects of 12 weeks of at-home, application-based exercise on health care workers’ depressive symptoms, burnout, and absenteeism DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.2706

Efficacy and safety of antidepressants in patients with comorbid depression and medical diseases DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.2983

Emotional experience of people with schizophrenia and people at risk for psychosis: a meta-analysis DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.3589

Evaluation of the effectiveness of cytisine for the treatment of smoking cessation: A systematic review and meta-analysis DOI: 10.1111/add.16399

Exploring telemental health practice before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic DOI: 10.1177/1357633X211025943

Implications of the network theory for the treatment of mental disorders DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.2823

Motivational interviewing for substance use reduction (updated Cochrane review) DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008063.pub3

Perinatal depression screening among sexual minority women DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.2619

Perinatal mental health conditions (updated SIGN guideline SIGN169)

Prenatal antidepressant exposure and offspring brain morphologic trajectory DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.3161

Sexual dysfunction in schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.2696

Social deprivation and population density trajectories before and after psychotic disorder diagnosis DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.3220

Written exposure therapy vs prolonged exposure therapy in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized clinical trial DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.2810

Sources used: Addiction (Dec); Cochrane Library (Dec-Jan); JAMA Psychiatry (Nov, Dec, Jan); Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare (Jan); NEJM (14th Dec); NICE website (Dec); SIGN website (Dec)