Tag: primary care
A new review of strategies to support both patients and practitioners through the process of discontinuing antidepressants.
Study reviews psychological interventions for antidepressant discontinuation.
Benzodiazepine prescription practices may be in response to an epidemic of distress, rather than being used to treat specific mental health diagnoses.
A new review in BMJ investigates overdiagnosis in primary care settings, where the majority of mental health care is provided in the U.S.
Family medicine and pediatric providers are less confident in their assessment of irritability in youth than psychiatric providers, which may lead to overdiagnosis of bipolar disorder.
Correcting unnecessary long-term antidepressant use is difficult and met with apprehension by providers and service-users.
Systematic review suggests social prescribing benefits individuals with mental and physical health issues, but more program evaluations are needed.
A new study, published in the British Medical Journal, investigates the prevalence of off-label prescribing for antidepressant medication in primary care settings.