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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.

Buprenorphine for the Treatment of the Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
31/12/69 - The neonatal abstinence syndrome is defined as the occurrence of signs and symptoms of neonatal withdrawal after in utero drug exposure. Among drug exposures, opioids cause severe symptoms, including autonomic instability, tremor, irritability, poor feeding, and loose stool. Measures that improve…

Out of Sight, Out of Mind ? Behavioral and Developmental Care for Rural Children
31/12/69 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has just offered further evidence that American children ? and rural children in particular ? are in trouble. Previously, the CDC had noted that poor U.S. children 2 to 8 years of age have higher rates of parent-reported mental, behavioral, and…

Treatment of Benzodiazepine Dependence
31/12/69 - Traditionally, various terms have been used to define substance use?related disorders. These include "addiction," "misuse" (in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition [DSM-IV]), "harmful use" (in the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision…

Breaking the Stigma ? A Physician?s Perspective on Self-Care and Recovery
31/12/69 - My name is Adam. I am a human being, a husband, a father, a pediatric palliative care physician, and an associate residency director. I have a history of depression and suicidal ideation and am a recovering alcoholic. Several years ago, I found myself sitting in a state park 45 minutes from my…

31/12/69 - On Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at about 5:15 in the morning, Kathryn, one of our fourth-year medical students, ended her life by jumping out of her apartment window. She was found minutes later by a small group of surgical interns who were headed to the hospital to attend rounds for their patients.…

Another Senseless Death ? The Case for Supervised Injection Facilities
31/12/69 - Frankie liked to tell people "we made our bones together." He must have said that a hundred times, to every new medical student I introduced to him, to every nurse, and during every one of our many visits. I had a general sense of what he meant, but on the morning I heard that he?d died from an…

At Risk for Serious Mental Illness ? Screening Children of Patients with Mood Disorders or Schizophrenia
31/12/69 - A 10-year-old boy has cognitive deficits, and his school performance and social skills have been deteriorating gradually since he was 7. Neither his 12-year-old brother nor his 14-year-old sister has similar problems. Their mother, a 37-year-old schoolteacher, has been treated for bipolar disorder…

How ACA Repeal Would Worsen the Opioid Epidemic
31/12/69 - As the U.S. Surgeon General?s recent report on addiction highlights, the United States faces a serious opioid epidemic that shows no signs of abating. In 2015, more than 13 million Americans reported nonmedical use of opioids in the previous year, and about 2.5 million of those people have an…

Opioid-Prescribing Patterns of Emergency Physicians and Risk of Long-Term Use
31/12/69 - Rates of opioid prescribing and opioid-related overdose deaths have quadrupled in the United States over the past three decades. This epidemic has increasingly affected the elderly Medicare population, among whom rates of hospitalization for opioid overdoses quintupled from 1993 through 2012. The…

Addressing the Fentanyl Threat to Public Health
31/12/69 - Fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid, poses an increasing public health threat. Low production costs encourage suppliers to "cut" heroin with the drug, particularly white powder heroin sold in the eastern United States. Fentanyl also appears as a prevalent active ingredient in counterfeit…

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