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Rectal Administration of Hand Sanitizer: For External Use Only.

Psychosomatics 2019 Jan 18. Epub 2019 Jan 18.

Creighton University, School of Medicine, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ. Electronic address:

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January 2019

Liver Transplant Recipients Older Than 60 Years Show Executive and Memory Function Improvement Comparable to Younger Recipients.

Psychosomatics 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Psychiatry & Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL; Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL. Electronic address:

Background: Increasing numbers of patients over the age of 60 are undergoing liver transplantation.

Objective: We sought to determine whether age or clinical morbidities were associated with pre- and post-transplant executive and memory performance using the Brief Test of Adult Cognition by Telephone (BTACT).

Methods: Participants included 36 recipients with n = 20 in the older group (>60 y) and n = 16 in the younger group (≤60 years). Read More

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January 2019

The Intersection of Sleep Apnea and Severe Mental Illness in Veterans.

Psychosomatics 2019 Jan 22. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

VISN 4 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA; Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA. Electronic address:

Background: Individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) have a high prevalence of risk factors for sleep apnea, but these risk factors often go unrecognized, partly due to the overlap among sleep apnea, somatic conditions, and symptoms (e.g., obesity, daytime sleepiness), leading to potential under-recognition of sleep apnea in a high-risk population. Read More

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January 2019
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Psychiatric Care in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.

Psychosomatics 2019 Jan 19. Epub 2019 Jan 19.

Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.

Background: Patients with cancer frequently experience neuropsychiatric symptoms due to their medical illness or its treatment. In recent decades, psychiatrists have become increasingly involved in the care of patients with cancer. However, psychiatrists may be less familiar with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), a distinct cancer treatment modality associated with multiple neuropsychiatric sequelae. Read More

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January 2019
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Methamphetamine and Wasp Spray: A Unique Way to Get a Stinging High.

Psychosomatics 2019 Jan 15. Epub 2019 Jan 15.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Nashville, TN.

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January 2019

Toxicities of CAR T-Cell Therapy and the Role of the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist.

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 13. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. Electronic address:

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November 2018

Relationships Between Life Stressors, Health Behaviors, and Chronic Medical Conditions in Mid-Life Adults: A Narrative Review.

Psychosomatics 2018 Dec 21. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

Objectives: (1) To explore stressors affecting midlife adults and understand their impact on health behaviors and the development of chronic medical conditions; (2) To identify midlife-specific interventions that mitigate the impact of stressors on the health of this population.

Methods: We searched the PubMed database from inception to December 2017 using the search terms [mid-life] and [midlife] paired with related behaviors and conditions. Eligible articles provided data on: (1) sources of stress and effects on health behaviors, (2) development of chronic medical conditions, or (3) midlife interventions targeting health-related stressors or behaviors. Read More

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December 2018

Mapping the Delirium Literature Through Probabilistic Topic Modeling and Network Analysis: A Computational Scoping Review.

Authors:
Thomas H McCoy

Psychosomatics 2018 Dec 22. Epub 2018 Dec 22.

Center for Quantitative Health, Department of Psychiatry and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

Background: Delirium is an acute confusional state, associated with morbidity and mortality in diverse medically-ill populations. Delirium is recognized, through both professional competencies and instructional materials, as a core topic in consultation psychiatry.

Objective: Conduct a computational scoping review of the delirium literature to identify the overall contours of this literature and evolution of the delirium literature over time. Read More

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December 2018
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"Call Me, Maybe": Supervisor and Resident Comfort With Indirect Supervision in Psychiatry Training.

Psychosomatics 2018 Dec 25. Epub 2018 Dec 25.

Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114.

Background: Resident supervision is critical for education and ensuring patient safety. After hours, communication with attendings is variable.

Objective: The objective was to identify differences among psychiatry residents and attendings regarding the desired level of supervision for issues that arise overnight in the psychiatric emergency department (ED). Read More

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December 2018
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Buspirone Abuse: No Safe Haven.

Psychosomatics 2018 Dec 23. Epub 2018 Dec 23.

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ. Electronic address:

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December 2018
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Acute Pharmacological Management of Behavioral and Emotional Dysregulation Following a Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review of the Literature.

Psychosomatics 2018 Dec 18. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.

Background: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is an increasingly common cause of behavioral and emotional dysregulation among hospitalized patients. While consult liaison psychiatrists are often called to help manage these behaviors, acute pharmacological management guidelines are limited.

Objective: Conduct a systematic review to determine which pharmacological measures are supported by the literature for targeting agitation and aggression in the acute time period following a TBI. Read More

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December 2018
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Telepsychiatry by a Public, Academic Medical Center for Inpatient Consults at an Unaffiliated, Community Hospital.

Psychosomatics 2018 Dec 21. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA.

Background: Telepsychiatry has the potential to help address the uneven distribution of psychiatrists between urban and rural areas. While telepsychiatry has been used for several decades, employing video conferencing technologies to conduct psychiatry consults to the medical wards of rural hospitals is a more recent application.

Objective: To develop the first US program wherein psychiatrists covering the consult service at a public, academic medical center also delivered same-day consults to patients on the medical wards of unaffiliated, rural hospitals. Read More

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December 2018
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"Professionalism, Physicianhood, and Psychiatric Practice": Conceptualizing and Implementing a Senior Psychiatry Resident Seminar in Reflective and Inspired Doctoring.

Psychosomatics 2018 Dec 21. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Boston, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Background: Professionalism, although broadly acknowledged to be an important goal of medical education, needs to be taught well.

Objective: We describe the content selection and structure of an elective professionalism seminar for advanced trainees in psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Method: We critically evaluate the curriculum content based on participant feedback. Read More

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December 2018
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Clinical and Toxicological Profile of NBOMes: A Systematic Review.

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 13. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Laboratório de Toxicologia (Toxicology Laboratory), Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Background: NBOMes are a new class of potent hallucinogens widely present in illicit drugs. Little is known about this class of drugs, regarding its detection and clinical manifestations of intoxication.

Objective: This study aims to enhance care involving NBOMes by reviewing the literature on their clinical manifestations and laboratory detection. Read More

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November 2018
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Clonazepam Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation in Panic Anxiety Patients: A Case Series.

Psychosomatics 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY.

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December 2018
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Prolonged Psychosis With Catatonia due to 2,5-Dimethoxy-4-Bromoamphetamine: Case Report and Literature Review.

Psychosomatics 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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December 2018
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Psychiatric Care of the Post-September 11 Combat Veteran: A Review.

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 30. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Durham VA Medical Center (J.M.J., B.P.C.), Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27705.

Background: Post-September 11, 2001 combat veterans represent a growing cohort of patients with unique mental health needs, particularly around post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). The United States (US) remains engaged in conflicts around the globe, so this patient cohort will continue to grow in number. With around 40% of American combat veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan seeking mental health care outside of the Veterans Affairs, understanding the psychiatric needs of the post-September 11 combat veteran is an important goal for all psychiatrists. Read More

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November 2018
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Five Cases of Clozapine-Associated Cardiotoxicity and Implications for Monitoring.

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 24. Epub 2018 Nov 24.

New York University School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital, New York.

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November 2018
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Prevalence and Factors Associated with Psychiatric Medication Use in Bariatric Surgery Candidates.

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 27. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Centre for Mental Health, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Toronto Western Hospital, Bariatric Surgery Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

Objective: We aimed to describe the rates of psychiatric medication use in bariatric surgery candidates and factors associated with psychiatric medication use.

Methods: Patients from the Toronto Western Hospital Bariatric Surgery Program were recruited from 2011 to 2014. Data extracted included demographics, clinical factors (e. Read More

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November 2018
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Is Lower Plasma Cholinesterase Activity Really a Candidate Biomarker for Postoperative Delirium After Noncardiac Surgery?

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 24. Epub 2018 Nov 24.

Department of Anesthesiology, Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People's Republic of China.

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November 2018
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Electroconvulsive Therapy and Anticoagulation.

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 24. Epub 2018 Nov 24.

Oğuzhan Çelik, M.D. Cem Çil, M.D. Bülent Özlek, M.D.Murat Biteker, M.D.?>Muğla University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Mugla, Muğla Province, Turkey.

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November 2018
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Seizure on a Benzodiazepine-Sparing Alcohol-Detoxification Protocol: A Case Report.

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 2. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (E.M.), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD. Electronic address:

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November 2018
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Problems With Factious Disorder, Malingering, and Somatic Symptoms in DSM-5.

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Colin A Ross

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 15. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

The Colin A. Ross Institute for Psychological Trauma, Richardson, TX.. Electronic address:

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November 2018
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Electroconvulsive Therapy While Receiving Oral Anticoagulation for Deep Venous Thrombosis: Report on Eight Cases and a Review of the Literature.

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 7. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

University of Yamanashi, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Ethics, Yamanashi, Japan; Department of Neuropsychiatry, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address:

Background: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is indicated for critical psychiatric conditions, which themselves constitute a risk for deep venous thrombosis (DVT) owing to prolonged immobility, dehydration, and venous stasis.

Objective: We describe challenging instances of ECT implementation while taking direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs).

Method: We report on 8 patients receiving DOACs for DVT who were successfully treated with ECT at the University of Yamanashi Hospital. Read More

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November 2018
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Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms in Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension.

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 8. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

Department of Cardiology, Muğla University, Muğla, Turkey.

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November 2018
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Recognizing and Managing "Magic Wand Syndrome" Among Clinical Services.

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 1. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Aurora, CO.

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November 2018
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The Prevalence of Mitral Valve Prolapse in Panic Disorder: A Meta-Analysis.

Psychosomatics 2018 Oct 31. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

The Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Clinical Research, NYU Langone Health, Adult Psychiatry, New York, NY.

Background: Although most studies have suggested that mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is more prevalent in patients with panic disorder (PD) than in healthy controls, there is a substantial uncertainty in the rates of MVP across studies.

Objective: To investigate, through systematic review and meta-analysis, the relative risk of MVP in patients with PD compared to controls.

Methods: Embase, Proquest, Pubmed, and Google Scholar electronic databases were searched up to September 2018. Read More

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October 2018
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Postoperative Delirium After Noncardiac Surgery.

Psychosomatics 2018 Oct 31. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Muğla University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Muğla, Turkey.

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October 2018
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Psychosocial Distress and Health Service Utilization in Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis: A Prospective Study.

Psychosomatics 2018 Oct 10. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

Geri-PARTy Research Group, Jewish General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Background: End-stage renal disease is associated with significant morbidity, high-symptom burden, and health care use. Studies have not yet assessed psychosocial distress and health care utilization in this population.

Objective: This study examines psychosocial distress and its association with hospitalization and emergency room (ER) visits in patients on maintenance hemodialysis (HD). Read More

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October 2018
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Deficits in Self-Reported Initiation Are Associated With Subsequent Disability in ICU Survivors.

Psychosomatics 2018 Sep 29. Epub 2018 Sep 29.

Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN.

Objective: To determine whether deficits in a key aspect of executive functioning, namely, initiation, were associated with current and future functional disabilities in intensive care unit survivors.

Methods: A nested substudy within a 2-center prospective observational cohort. We used 3 tests of initiation at 3 and 12 months: the Ruff Total Unique Design, Controlled Oral Word Association, and Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function initiation. Read More

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September 2018
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Secure Attachment and Depression Predict 6-Month Outcome in Motor Functional Neurological Disorders: A Prospective Pilot Study.

Psychosomatics 2018 Aug 29. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Department of Neurology, Functional Neurology Research Group, Cognitive Behavioral Neurology Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Department of Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

Background: The relationships between baseline neuropsychiatric factors and clinical outcome in patients with functional neurological disorder (FND)/conversion disorder remain poorly understood.

Objective: This prospective, naturalistic pilot study investigated links between predisposing vulnerabilities (risk factors) and clinical outcome in patients with motor FND engaged in usual care within a subspecialty FND clinic.

Methods: Thirty-four patients with motor FND were enrolled and completed baseline and 6-month follow-up psychometric questionnaires. Read More

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August 2018
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Psychosocial Issues in Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

Psychosomatics 2019 Jan - Feb;60(1):10-17. Epub 2018 Sep 8.

Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Patras, Greece. Electronic address:

Background: In recent years, the adoption of unhealthy dietary habits and a sedentary lifestyle has led to an alarming increase in the prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in pediatric populations. Hepatic steatosis is now considered the most common cause of chronic liver disease in children and adolescents and may progress to liver fibrosis and even cirrhosis, increasing long-term mortality rates. Apart from its severe medical co-morbidities, pediatric NAFLD is associated with a variety of psychosocial factors which act either as precipitants or consequences of the disease. Read More

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September 2018
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The Heart-Brain Connection From a Mental Health Perspective: Interdisciplinary Research & Translational Science Developments.

Psychosomatics 2019 Jan - Feb;60(1):99-100. Epub 2018 Sep 8.

Monmouth University, School of Education, Educational Counseling & Leadership, West Long Branch, NJ.

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September 2018
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Cultural Humility for Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrists.

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 28;59(6):554-560. Epub 2018 Jun 28.

MGH Depression Clinical and Research Program, Boston, MA.

Background: Case presentation and analysis is a useful way to revisit key clinical themes, broad concepts, and teach others, especially when it comes to cross-cultural clinical issues. Patients from different cultural backgrounds tend to have different explanatory models of illnesses and related help seeking behaviors. Ineffective communication between clinicians and patients from nonmajority cultural groups may lead to less satisfaction with care and disparities in access to health care and in treatment outcomes. Read More

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November 2018
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Catatonia Associated With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): A Report of Two Cases and a Review of the Literature.

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 27;59(6):523-530. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

Department of Psychiatry (A.B.), NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY. Electronic address:

Background: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is known to cause neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPSLE). While not formally recognized as a syndrome associated with NPSLE, catatonia has frequently been reported.

Objective: It is important for clinicians to recognize and treat catatonia as a potential manifestation of NPSLE. Read More

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November 2018
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Trainee Moral Distress in Capacity Consultations for End-of-Life Care.

Psychosomatics 2018 Aug 9. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.

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August 2018
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Electroconvulsive Therapy, Takotsubo Syndrome, Monitoring of Autonomic Sympathetic Nervous System, and β-Blockers.

Authors:
John E Madias

Psychosomatics 2019 Jan - Feb;60(1):97-98. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY; Division of Cardiology, Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst, NY. Electronic address:

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August 2018
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Thirty Years of Both Ignorance and Clinical Experience Suggest That Clozapine Intoxication During Co-Occurring Infections and Inflammation May Have Higher Morbidity and Mortality Than Is Currently Believed.

Psychosomatics 2018 Jul 25. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

Mental Health Research Center, Eastern State Hospital, Lexington, KY; Psychiatry and Neurosciences Research Group (CTS-549), Institute of Neurosciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain, and Biomedical Research Centre in Mental Health Net (CIBERSAM), Santiago Apóstol Hospital, University of the Basque Country, Vitoria, Spain. Electronic address:

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July 2018
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Limb Self-Amputation Without Replantation: A Case Report and Management Considerations.

Psychosomatics 2018 Jun 30. Epub 2018 Jun 30.

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta GA.

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June 2018
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The 2018 ISHLT/APM/AST/ICCAC/STSW Recommendations for the Psychosocial Evaluation of Adult Cardiothoracic Transplant Candidates and Candidates for Long-term Mechanical Circulatory Support.

Psychosomatics 2018 Sep - Oct;59(5):415-440. Epub 2018 Jul 10.

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

The psychosocial evaluation is well-recognized as an important component of the multifaceted assessment process to determine candidacy for heart transplantation, lung transplantation, and long-term mechanical circulatory support (MCS). However, there is no consensus-based set of recommendations for either the full range of psychosocial domains to be assessed during the evaluation, or the set of processes and procedures to be used to conduct the evaluation, report its findings, and monitor patients' receipt of and response to interventions for any problems identified. This document provides recommendations on both evaluation content and process. Read More

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July 2018
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Ramelteon is Not Associated With Improved Outcomes Among Critically Ill Delirious Patients: A Single-Center Retrospective Cohort Study.

Psychosomatics 2018 Aug 10. Epub 2018 Aug 10.

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Infectious Disease, Boston, MA; Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Department of Population Medicine, Boston, MA.

Background: Delirium commonly affects critically ill patients and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Some previous studies have suggested that ramelteon may prevent delirium, but ramelteon's impact on treating delirium is unknown.

Objective: To compare outcomes of critically ill delirious patients treated with ramelteon versus those who were not. Read More

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August 2018
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Pseudocyesis Due to Chronic Constipation and Large Bowel Dilation Secondary to a Long-Standing Opioid Use Disorder: A Case Report.

Psychosomatics 2018 Aug 17. Epub 2018 Aug 17.

Department of Psychiatry, St Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Electronic address:

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August 2018
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Efficacy and Tolerability of Atypical Antipsychotics in the Treatment of Delirium: A Systematic Review of the Literature.

Psychosomatics 2019 Jan - Feb;60(1):18-26. Epub 2018 May 31.

Department of Psychiatry, Antwerp University Hospital (UZA), Antwerp, Belgium.; Collaborative Antwerp Psychiatric Research Institute (CAPRI), Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp (UA), Antwerp, Belgium. Electronic address:

Background: Although haloperidol is the most widely used drug in the treatment of delirium, evidence on the relevance of atypical antipsychotics (AAPs) is growing.

Objective: To review the literature on the efficacy and tolerability of AAPs in the treatment of delirium.

Methods: A systematic search of the literature published before April 2018 was performed on PubMed using the following search strings: "Delirium" and "Atypical antipsychotics", "Novel antipsychotics", "New antipsychotics", "Quetiapine", "Olanzapine", "Aripiprazole", "Risperidone", "Paliperidone", "Clozapine", "Asenapine", "Iloperidone", "Amisulpiride", "Ziprasidone", "Zotepine", "Sertindole", "Lurasidone" or "Perospirone". Read More

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May 2018
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Severe Aggression After Perampanel Overdose: Case Report.

Psychosomatics 2018 Jul 11. Epub 2018 Jul 11.

Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance / Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA.

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July 2018
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Catatonia Following Abrupt Cessation of Oxcarbazepine in a Patient With Prader-Willi Syndrome.

Psychosomatics 2018 Jul 31. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; University of Kentucky Mental Health Research Center, Eastern State Hospital, Lexington, KY; Psychiatry and Neurosciences Research Group (CTS-549), Institute of Neurosciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain; Biomedical Research Centre in Mental Health Net (CIBERSAM), Santiago Apóstol Hospital, University of the Basque Country, Vitoria, Spain. Electronic address:

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July 2018
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Hospital Length of Stay With a Proactive Psychiatric Consultation Model in the Medical Intensive Care Unit: A Prospective Cohort Analysis.

Psychosomatics 2018 Jul 25. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA 02115.

Background: Previous studies have demonstrated that proactive psychiatric consultation reduces hospital length of stay (LOS) in the general medical setting; however this model has not been studied in intensive care units (ICU).

Objective: To compare outcomes between a conventional consultation model and a proactive psychiatric consultation model.

Methods: A total of 2 medical ICUs (MICUs) were randomized to proactive psychiatric consultation vs conventional consultation psychiatric models. Read More

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July 2018
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Tianeptine Abuse and Dependence: Case Report and Literature Review.

Psychosomatics 2018 Nov 19;59(6):547-553. Epub 2018 Jul 19.

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Department of Psychiatry, La Jolla, CA; VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA.

Background: Tianeptine (Stablon, Coaxil) abuse and dependence has become increasingly prominent worldwide with recent presence in the United States.

Objective: In this article, we add a case to the growing literature on tianeptine dependence, the first of which is concerning for the presence of an adulterant, and present a comprehensive literature review.

Methods: A literature search was conducted on July 2, 2018 on PubMed for articles using the keywords "tianeptine abuse" and "tianeptine dependence. Read More

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November 2018
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The Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Chronic Pain Patients in a Tertiary Care Setting: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Psychosomatics 2018 Jul 29. Epub 2018 Jul 29.

Department of Anesthesiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS.

Background: There is limited research regarding the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in civilian multidisciplinary pain clinics. Controlled studies have only examined specific patient populations, such as those with motor vehicle accidents, war veterans, work-related injuries, back pain, and headache.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of PTSD symptoms in patients with chronic pain at a large multidisciplinary pain clinic. Read More

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July 2018
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