Adults with congenital heart disease are more likely to have impaired functional status, biomarker profiles indicative of systemic inflammation and heart failure, and increased risk for death or cardiovascular events if they have major depression.
Researchers found strong evidence that polygenic scores for adult major depression, subjective wellbeing, neuroticism, insomnia, educational attainment, and BMI are associated with childhood ADHD symptoms, internalizing and social problems.
The researchers suggested that the increased inflammatory response and oxidative stress that accompanies air pollution exposure may affect the central nervous system with both short and long term exposure to these pollutants.
Significant predictors of suicidality in all patient groups included age, Medicaid eligibility, depression or other behavioral health conditions, avoidable hospitalizations, and any “violence victimization”.
Social adversity may increase rates of psychotropic prescriptions, which have surged in recent decades, prompting researchers to perform a study of food insecurity and psychotropic prescriptions among women living with HIV.