Lower risk of #SARS-CoV2 infection in individuals with severe #mental disorders on #antipsychotic treatment: A retrospective epidemiological study in a representative Spanish population

To the editors, The population with severe mental disorders (SMD) is a medically and socially vulnerable group for a worse outcome in COVID-19. This population has been identified as high-risk group for COVID-19 due to lower awareness of risk, higher prevalence of cognitive impairment and who have limitations to maintain adequate barriers against virus propagation such as living in long-term care facilities, and people with … Continue reading Lower risk of #SARS-CoV2 infection in individuals with severe #mental disorders on #antipsychotic treatment: A retrospective epidemiological study in a representative Spanish population

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Jumping to conclusions and #suicidal behavior in #depression and #psychosis

Highlights • Presence of JTC is higher in depressive and psychotic patients with history of SB, specially under ambiguous conditions. • Within individuals who exhibited JTC, more had a diagnosis of depression than psychosis, and that is related to older age. • JTC might be considered a transdiagnostic construct present in different psychiatric disorders. Abstract Suicidal behavior (SB) involves an impairment in decision-making (DM). Jumping … Continue reading Jumping to conclusions and #suicidal behavior in #depression and #psychosis

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The efficacy of real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging neurofeedback for #psychiatric illness: A meta-analysis of brain and behavioral outcomes

Real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging neurofeedback (rtfMRI-NF) has gained popularity as an experimental treatment for a variety of psychiatric illnesses. However, there has yet to be a quantitative review regarding its efficacy. Here, we present the first meta-analysis of rtfMRI-NF for psychiatric disorders, evaluating its impact on brain and behavioral outcomes. Our literature review identified 17 studies and 105 effect sizes across brain and behavioral … Continue reading The efficacy of real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging neurofeedback for #psychiatric illness: A meta-analysis of brain and behavioral outcomes

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Prenatal and perinatal risk and protective factors for #psychosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

.. 152 studies relating to 98 risk or protective factors were eligible for analysis. Significant risk factors were: maternal age younger than 20 years (OR 1·17) and 30–34 years (OR 1·05); paternal age younger than 20 years (OR 1·31) and older than 35 years (OR 1·28); any maternal (OR 4·60) or paternal (OR 2·73) psychopathology; maternal psychosis (OR 7·61) and affective disorder (OR 2·26); three … Continue reading Prenatal and perinatal risk and protective factors for #psychosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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