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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Psychiatry
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Psychiatry. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Adolescent Vaping and Nicotine Use in 2017?2018 ? U.S. National Estimates
31/12/69 - To the Editor: A rapid increase in the prevalence of vaping among adolescents has aroused public health concern. Adolescents who "vape" use a device such as an electronic cigarette to inhale a heated aerosol, which typically contains nicotine. In 2017, vaping was the most common use of any…

The Anti-Trans Memo ? Abandoning Doctors and Patients
31/12/69 - In October 2018, the New York Times reported on an effort under way by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to redefine gender as a "biological, immutable condition determined by a person?s genitalia at birth." If that effort succeeds, it will, at a minimum, restrict federal…

Case 1-2019: A 34-Year-Old Veteran with Multiple Somatic Symptoms
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Timothy J. Petersen: A 34-year-old man was evaluated at this hospital because of headaches, cognitive changes, mood symptoms, flashbacks, chest pain, arm tingling, and gastrointestinal symptoms. The patient had served as a special operations combat medic in the U.S. Army…

Reducing Protections for Noncitizen Children ? Exacerbating Harm and Trauma
31/12/69 - On June 26, 2018, a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to reunite families that it had separated at the U.S.?Mexico border. As of mid-October, however, an analysis by the American Civil Liberties Union showed that 245 children were still in government custody. About half those children…

The SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act ? What Will It Mean for the Opioid-Overdose Crisis?
31/12/69 - Opioid-overdose deaths have increased every year for the past two decades, driving a drug-overdose epidemic that killed more than 72,000 Americans in 2017. Thanks in large part to sustained efforts by health advocates, medical professionals, and affected people, Congress has acted on several…

Deaths in Colorado Attributed to Kratom
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) is an herbal drug identified by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an opioid for which there is "no evidence of safety or effectiveness for any medical use." The drug is derived from a tropical tree native to Southeast Asia whose leaves have been…

Facing Opioids in the Shadow of the HIV Epidemic
31/12/69 - The United States is in the midst of an opioid crisis. An estimated 2.1 million Americans had an opioid use disorder in 2016. The rate of opioid overdose deaths has increased by 500% since 1999, and each day an estimated 115 Americans die from opioid overdose. Despite the proven effectiveness of…

Understanding Links among Opioid Use, Overdose, and Suicide
31/12/69 - In the United States, deaths due to suicide and unintentional overdose pose a major, and growing, public health concern. The combined number of deaths among Americans from suicide and unintentional overdose increased from 41,364 in 2000 to 110,749 in 2017 and has exceeded the number of deaths from…

Haloperidol and Ziprasidone for Treatment of Delirium in Critical Illness
31/12/69 - Delirium is the most common manifestation of acute brain dysfunction during critical illness, affecting 50 to 75% of patients who receive mechanical ventilation in an intensive care unit (ICU). Patients with delirium have higher mortality, longer periods of mechanical ventilation and hospital…

Emergency Departments ? A 24/7/365 Option for Combating the Opioid Crisis
31/12/69 - Emergency departments (EDs) administer lifesaving interventions all day every day and all night every night. In addition to rapidly resuscitating and stabilizing patients with acute illness and injury, emergency physicians are charged with identifying the appropriate level and type of care within…

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