This Viewpoint reflects on actions patients, clinicians, and payers may consider when a managed behavioral health care organization refuses particular care.
Alegría and coauthors examine whether the DECIDE intervention improves activation, self-management, engagement, and retention in behavioral health care.
This Viewpoint reports on the range of policy solutions proposed to address concerns about whether the Veterans Health Administration can adequately address the challenges in meeting the need for veterans’ care, especially in behavioral health.
Meara and colleagues evaluated the association between health insurance coverage expansions and use of hospital-based care among young adults with behavioral health diagnoses.
This randomized clinical trial determines whether a cognitive-behavioral prevention program can reduce the incidence of depressive episodes, increase depression-free days, and improve developmental competence 6 years after implementation among at-risk adolescents.
This observational study examines the use of glucose and lipid testing in Medicaid patients receiving antipsychotic therapy.
This study determines whether an Internet-assisted intervention using whole-population screening that targets the most symptomatic 4-year-old children is effective at 6 and 12 months after the start of treatment.
Cummings et al examine the availability of outpatient mental health care facilities that accept Medicaid across US counties and whether specific types of communities are more likely to lack this infrastructure.
This nonrandomized trial compares the effects of an intervention comprising manual-guided sessions on health care engagement and health information technology use vs usual care on self-reported substance use and depression.
Goldman-Mellor et al test whether suicide attempts among young people signal increased risk for later poor health and social functioning, above and beyond a preexisting psychiatric disorder.
This randomized clinical trial reports that web-based cognitive behavioral therapy is associated with a reduced likelihood of suicidal ideation among medical interns.
This review article summarizes what is known about the effects of cannabis use on human behavior, including cognition, motivation, and psychosis.
This 38-year longitudinal study of a representative birth cohort (the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study of New Zealand) tests associations between cannabis use over 20 years and a variety of physical health indexes at early midlife.
This Finnish national birth cohort study assesses the association of childhood bullying and/or exposure to bullying with subsequent psychiatric outcomes and diagnoses made during adolescence or adulthood.
This international cohort study assesses the effects of the 16p11.2 duplication on cognitive, behavioral, medical, and anthropometric traits in carriers and compared these findings with effects in 16p11.2 deletion carriers and the relatives of both groups.