This population epidemiology study of patients with schizophrenia uses Medicaid data to compare overall and cause-specific mortality rates for adults with schizophrenia vs the US general population between 2001 and 2007.
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 Viewpoint addresses suicide prevention in the context of successful lay-led disease advocacy efforts.
This population epidemiology study uses data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to compare trends and patterns of mortality from self-injury with those from diabetes, influenza and pneumonia, and kidney disease between 1999 and 2014.
This study of World Mental Healthy Surveys from 17 countries investigates the association between mental disorders and the subsequent development of chronic physical diseases.
Crump and coauthors examine the physical health effects of bipolar disorder using outpatient and
inpatient data for a national population.
This Viewpoint argues that a valid diagnosis of mental health disorders is a developing process based on accumulating evidence rather than a fixed goal, and a physician should use all resources available: both dimensional and categorical, both DSM and Research Domain Criteria.
This Viewpoint discusses developing a risk-prediction framework in psychiatric practice.
This Viewpoint discusses the potential health and other impacts of electronic cigarette use in US jails.
Blosnich and coauthors compare the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences among individuals with and without a history of military service.
Byers et al determine the association between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and disability among older adults and investigate if association differs by chronicity of PTSD.