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Mental health of college students and their non-college-attending peers: results from the National Epidemiologic Study on Alcohol and Related Conditions.
Although treatment rates varied across disorders, overall fewer than 25% of individuals with a mental disorder sought treatment in the year prior to the survey, underscore the importance of treatment and prevention interventions among college-aged individuals. Expand
The epidemiology of social anxiety disorder in the United States: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.
Social anxiety disorder was associated with substantial unremitting course and extremely early age at onset, underscoring the need for health care initiatives geared toward increasing recognition and treatment. Expand
Psychiatric disorders in pregnant and postpartum women in the United States.
Pregnancy per se is not associated with increased risk of the most prevalent mental disorders, although the risk of major depressive disorder may be increased during the postpartum period. Expand
National trends in the outpatient diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder in youth.
There has been a recent rapid increase in the diagnosis of youth bipolar disorder in office-based medical settings, and this increase highlights a need for clinical epidemiological reliability studies to determine the accuracy of clinical diagnoses of child and adolescent bipolar Disorder in community practice. Expand
Prescription Opioid Use, Misuse, and Use Disorders in U.S. Adults: 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health
The 12-month prevalence of prescription opioid use by sociodemographic characteristics, health conditions, and behavioral health status; the prevalence of misuse and use disorders among prescription opioid users; motivations for misuse; and sources of prescription opioids among adults with misuse andUse disorders are examined. Expand
National trends in the outpatient treatment of children and adolescents with antipsychotic drugs.
There has been a sharp national increase in antipsychotic treatment among children and adolescents in office-based medical practice, and emerging empirical evidence provides a base of support that is limited to short-term safety and efficacy. Expand
Comorbidity, impairment, and suicidality in subthreshold PTSD.
Higher numbers of subthreshold PTSD symptoms were associated with greater impairment, comorbidity, and suicidal ideation, and more efforts are needed to identify subth threshold PTSD symptoms in clinical populations, epidemiologic surveys, and treatment studies. Expand
Probability and predictors of transition from first use to dependence on nicotine, alcohol, cannabis, and cocaine: results of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
Transition from use to dependence was highest for nicotine users, followed by cocaine, alcohol and cannabis users, and the existence of common predictors of transition dependence across substances suggests that shared mechanisms are involved. Expand
Psychiatric comorbidity in pathological gamblers seeking treatment.
Psychiatric comorbidity is common among pathological gamblers and is associated with greater severity of clinical problems, and the DRD(2) gene could be a liability genetic factor for psychiatric comor bidity in pathological gambling. Expand
Epidemiology of PTSD
This issue of City Health Information provides current information on PTSD, a post-disaster mental health problem. PTSD is defined as an anxiety disorder in individuals who have been exposed to anExpand