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A meta-analytic review of psychosocial interventions for substance use disorders.
TLDR
Overall, controlled trial data suggest that psychosocial treatments provide benefits reflecting a moderate effect size according to Cohen's standards, and these effect sizes are comparable to those for other efficacious treatments in psychiatry.
Reliability and validity of a structured interview guide for the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (SIGH‐A)
TLDR
It is concluded that in settings where extensive training is not practical, the structured scale is an acceptable alternative to the traditional Hamilton Anxiety instrument.
Anxiety disorder comorbidity in bipolar disorder patients: data from the first 500 participants in the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD).
TLDR
An independent association of comorbid anxiety with greater severity and impairment in bipolar disorder patients was demonstrated, highlighting the need for greater clinical attention to anxiety in this population, particularly for enhanced clinical monitoring of suicidality.
Influence of psychiatric comorbidity on recovery and recurrence in generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, and panic disorder: a 12-year prospective study.
TLDR
The anxiety disorders are depicted as insidious, with a chronic clinical course, low rates of recovery, and relatively high probabilities of recurrence, and the presence of particular comorbid psychiatric disorders significantly lowered the likelihood of recovery from anxiety disorders and increased thelihood of their recurrence.
Effectiveness of adjunctive antidepressant treatment for bipolar depression.
TLDR
The use of adjunctive, standard antidepressant medication, as compared with the use of mood stabilizers, was not associated with increased efficacy or with increased risk of treatment-emergent affective switch.
Risk for new onset of depression during the menopausal transition: the Harvard study of moods and cycles.
TLDR
Premenopausal women with no lifetime history of major depression who entered the perimenopause were twice as likely to develop significant depressive symptoms as women who remained premenopausal, after adjustment for age at study enrollment and history of negative life events.
The effects of physical activity on sleep: a meta-analytic review
TLDR
A meta-analytical review of the effects of acute and regular exercise on sleep, incorporating a range of outcome and moderator variables, reveals that acute exercise has small beneficial effects on total sleep time, sleep onset latency, sleep efficiency, stage 1 sleep, and slow wave sleep.
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