Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Apologies for not posting an article yesterday. The draft was finalized but was deleted at the last minute.
With that said, lets start our Best 5 Reads!
Many people with psychiatric disorders engage in creative activities, from informal hobbies to highly accomplished careers, but some avoid treatment entirely. Two cases illustrate a nuanced approach that integrates medical knowledge with patients’ perspectives.
Bullying among health care workers is far more common than we acknowledge.
Hard to tell if these headlines are using fear-mongering as clickbait, or simply riding the latest wave of stories reporting on the escalating suicide rates in the U.S.:
1. Millions are taking drugs, including birth control, that increase the risk of suicide (Quartz)
2. Study: Adults Use Medications That Can Lead to Depression and Suicide (US News & World Report)
Regardless, they’re misguided, misleading, and not supported by a study published earlier this week in JAMA . Here’s why.
When negative memories intrude, focusing on the contextual details of the incident rather than the emotional fallout could help minimize cognitive disruption and redirect the brain’s resources to the task at hand, suggests a new study.
Medication continuity in youth with ADHD is affected by several potentially modifiable factors that could be productive targets of intervention for pediatricians.
Thank you for your time and see you tomorrow for a guest post!