This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of a web-based guided self-help intervention vs enhanced usual care for prevention of major depressive disorder among adults with subthreshold depression.
This From The JAMA Network describes a recently published study in JAMA Pediatrics that assessed trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for orphans and vulnerable children with trauma-related symptoms in Zambia.
To examine the effects of counselor-delivered prolonged exposure therapy for adolescents with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Foa and coauthors conducted a single-blind, randomized clinical trial among 61 girls with PTSD related to sexual abuse. In an Editorial, Perrin discusses the future of treatments like prolonged exposure therapy.
Kushner and Ryan review current best practices for assessment and lifestyle management of obesity and describe how updated guidelines can be applied to individual patients.
This randomized trial reports that among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), mindfulness-based stress reduction therapy modestly improved PTSD symptom severity compared with present-centered group therapy.
This cohort study used high school students’ responses to a substance use survey to evaluate whether baseline e-cigarette use among never-smoking adolescents is associated with starting to smoke cigarettes, cigars, or hookah water pipes.
This randomized trial compares the effects of a supervised exercise program and advice vs advice alone on activity limitation and quality of life among adults with isolated ankle fracture.
This multicenter cohort study describes a novel clinical risk score developed among children presenting to the emergency department with concussion and head injury within the previous 48 hours to stratify risk of persistent postconcussion symptoms at 28 days.
This randomized trial compares the effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction vs cognitive behavioral therapy vs usual treatment for improving symptoms and physical function among adult patients with chronic lower back pain.
In this The Rational Clinical Examination article, Herr and colleagues discuss results of a literature search to evaluate self-report screening instruments to identify generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder.