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Adults With ADHD Face 4 Times the Odds for Anxiety Disorder

Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Nov. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is not just a childhood disorder, and new research shows that adults with ADHD are four times more likely to have anxiety disorder. “These findings underline how vulnerable adults with ADHD are to generalized anxiety disorders,” said study author Esme […]

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Many Psychiatric Patients Are Getting Risky Drug Gabapentin ‘Off-Label’

Latest Mental Health News By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) Most prescriptions for the medication gabapentin are for unapproved uses — and many patients end up taking it along with drugs that create potentially dangerous interactions. That’s the conclusion of a new study that looked at “off-label” use […]

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After comparing 17.5 million strategies, researchers validate CDC’s vaccine rollout recommendation — ScienceDaily

A year ago, amid surging COVID-19 cases and a limited supply of newly developed vaccines, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention faced a big question: Who should be at the front of the line to get a vaccine? Students living in college dorms or people living with chronic kidney disease? Grandmas or teachers? […]

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Parental depression is a bigger risk factor if it occurs during a child’s lifetime — ScienceDaily

Children who live with a parent who has depression are more likely to develop depression and to not achieve educational milestones, according to a new study published this week in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Sinead Brophy of Swansea University, UK, and colleagues. Maternal depression is a known risk factor for depression in children […]

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What Is the Cause of Capgras Syndrome?

The exact cause of Capgras syndrome, or imposter syndrome, is unknown. It is commonly associated with Alzheimer’s or dementia Capgras syndrome, or imposter syndrome, is a complex psychological condition characterized by an irrational belief about another person’s identity. A person with the syndrome believes that a person they know has been replaced by an imposter […]