Tag: psychiatric hospitalization

California to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines for Health Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Healthcare workers receive a COVID-19 vaccination at Ritchie Valens Recreation Center,...

How a Shortage of Mental Health Beds Keeps Kids Inside ERs

One evening in late March, a mom called 911. Her daughter, she said, was threatening to kill herself. EMTs arrived at the home north of...

Add-On Psychotherapy a Win in Bipolar Disorder

Adding psychotherapy to pharmacotherapy benefits patients with bipolar disorder (BD), particularly when delivered in family or group settings, results of a new meta-analysis confirms. Outpatients...

Mental Illness Tied to Increased Mortality in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A psychiatric diagnosis for patients hospitalized with COVID-19 is linked to...

LAIs vs Usual Care for First Hospitalization in Early Psychosis

Treatment with a long-acting injectable antipsychotic (LAI) in early-phase schizophrenia can significantly delay time to first hospitalization, new research suggests. The Prevention of Relapse in...

Cautionary Tale Spurs ‘World’s First’ COVID-19 Psychiatric Ward

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. There was no hand sanitizer on the hospital’s psychiatric ward for...