State-Specific Prevalence and Characteristics of Frequent Mental Distress and History of #Depression Diagnosis Among Adults with #Arthritis— United States, 2017

..Persons with arthritis have unique challenges because the interplay between anxiety, depression, and chronic pain is cyclical, with each having the potential to exacerbate the others. What is added by this report? In 2017, frequent mental distress and history of depression were commonly reported by adults with arthritis in all states, with clustering of high prevalence of frequent mental distress in Appalachian and southern states. … Continue reading State-Specific Prevalence and Characteristics of Frequent Mental Distress and History of #Depression Diagnosis Among Adults with #Arthritis— United States, 2017

Comparison of #Lemborexant With Placebo and #Zolpidem Tartrate Extended Release for the Treatment of Older Adults With #Insomnia Disorder

..Both doses of lemborexant therapy demonstrated statistically significant greater changes from baseline on objective sleep onset as assessed by latency to persistent sleep (log transformed) that was measured using polysomnography at the end of 1 month of treatment (nights 29 and 30) compared with placebo.. For nights 29 and 30, as measured using polysomnography, the mean change from baseline in sleep efficiency .. and wake-after-sleep … Continue reading Comparison of #Lemborexant With Placebo and #Zolpidem Tartrate Extended Release for the Treatment of Older Adults With #Insomnia Disorder