This commentary discusses a study published in JAMA Psychiatry that used World Mental Health Survey interviews in 17 countries to investigate associations between DSM-IV mental disorders and subsequent onset or diagnosis of chronic physical conditions.
This commentary discusses a study published in JAMA Psychiatry that investigated the characteristics of patients receiving euthanasia or assisted suicide for psychiatric conditions and how the practice is regulated in the Netherlands.
This Medical News & Perspectives article discusses the relevance of mental health care reform in relation to mass shootings in the United States.
This Viewpoint discusses the numbers of children living in poverty and receiving benefits for mental disabilities and potential considerations for improvement of the Supplemental Security Income program for children with mental disorders.
This Viewpoint discusses an Institute of Medicine framework for improving the quality of psychosocial interventions delivered to persons with mental health and substance use disorders.
This Viewpoint discusses the key breakthroughs, reviews some of the resulting insights into pathophysiology of psychiatry-related symptoms, and illustrates the implications of this emerging vision for circuit-guided psychiatry.
Stergiopoulos and coauthors examine the effect of scattered-site housing with Intensive Case Management program services on housing stability and generic quality of life among homeless adults in 4 Canadian cities with mental illness and moderate support needs for mental health services.
To examine associations between tobacco use and mental illness, Cook and coauthors used nationally representative surveys of noninstitutionalized US residents to compare trends in smoking rates between adults with and without mental illness and to compare rates of smoking cessation among adults with mental illness who did and did not receive mental health treatment.
To review and summarize the evidence for how best to identify individuals in need of disaster mental health services and triage them to appropriate care, North and Pfefferbaum conducted a search of the peer-reviewed English-language literature on disaster mental health response.
LeardMann and coauthors identify and quantify suicide risk factors in a prospective longitudinal study of 151 560 current and former US military personnel. In an Editorial, Engel discusses the study findings and how the military health system studies and evaluates clinical interventions and programs.