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Psychotropic drug prescriptions by medical specialty

In 2004-2005, about two-thirds of primary care physicians reported that they were unable to obtain outpatient mental health services for patients.
November 2009

HIV comes of age as disease of mid-to-late life

Mental health symptoms, for example, are more common. Dr. Christoff said that he's become more aggressive in the last year or so about referring patients to psychologists when mental health
November 2011

A neighborhood approach to better health

Not surprisingly, gaps in adequate food and other daily stressors can erode health. ... There were fewer data on nonseniors, they wrote, but there appeared to be a correlation, with food insecurity associated with higher rates of mental health problems,
January 2016

Learn the warning signs for elder abuse, neglect

Other risk factors include female sex, advanced age, social isolation, poor social support networks, mental health problems, frailty, substance abuse, and reliance on others. ... Perpetrators of abuse or neglect are also more likely to be male, to have
July 2018

Taking a drink: what patients should know

C), and many types of cancer, as well as some mental health conditions such as anxiety or depression that can be exacerbated in some people who drink. ... Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2012. Klatsky AL. Alcohol and cardiovascular health.
January 2013

Caring for ex-prisoners presents management challenges

medications; transporting and accompanying patients to appointments; and linking patients to community primary care, substance abuse, and mental health treatment offices. ... Department of Justice titled “Indicators of Mental Health Problems Reported
September 2017

Scribes: A write way and a wrong way

said Ann O’Malley, MD, MPH, a senior researcher at the nonpartisan Center for Studying Health System Change in Washington, D.C. ... Occasionally the patients requested that the scribe step out during a pelvic exam or if there was a mental health concern
February 2012

Lawmakers try to ‘script’ what doctors say

the patient's medical care or safety, or the safety of others.” That exception would enable some clinicians, such as mental health professionals or paramedics, to more routinely ask about gun ... Cooke said, pointing to the then-dire health and social
January 2012

Expressive writing could help erase irritable bowel syndrome

of the perceived stigma of mental health treatment. ... Halpert. There is one patient population with which internists probably shouldn't run expressive writing experiments—those with severe mental health issues.
October 2010

Medicare pays for annual depression screening

who can facilitate and coordinate referrals for necessary mental health treatment. ... interactions with any mental health professional to whom a patient is referred.
March 2012

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