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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Psychiatry
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Psychiatry. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
01/01/70 - Reports of violence, injury, and death appear daily on headline news. More than 70% of adults worldwide experience a traumatic event at some time in their lives, and 31% experience four or more events. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the most prevalent psychopathological consequence of…

Buprenorphine for the Treatment of the Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
01/01/70 - The neonatal abstinence syndrome is defined as the occurrence of signs and symptoms of neonatal withdrawal after in utero drug exposure. Among drug exposures, opioids cause severe symptoms, including autonomic instability, tremor, irritability, poor feeding, and loose stool. Measures that improve…

Case 18-2017 ? An 11-Year-Old Girl with Difficulty Eating after a Choking Incident
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Lazaro V. Zayas (Psychiatry): An 11-year-old girl was seen in an outpatient clinic of this hospital because of difficulty eating solid food and associated weight loss after an acute choking incident. The patient had been in her usual health until 14 days before this…

Social Anxiety Disorder
01/01/70 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors? clinical recommendations. Stage. A 26-year-old…

Lithium Use in Pregnancy and the Risk of Cardiac Malformations
01/01/70 - In the early 1970s, results from the International Register of Lithium Babies evaluating infants born to mothers who were treated with lithium early in pregnancy suggested a risk of Ebstein?s anomaly, a right ventricular outflow tract obstruction defect, that was increased by a factor of 400 (on…

Health Effects of Dramatic Societal Events ? Ramifications of the Recent Presidential Election
01/01/70 - A small but growing body of evidence suggests that election campaigns can have both positive and negative effects on health. Campaigns that give voice to the disenfranchised have been shown to have positive but short-term effects on health. Such associations have been observed among black South…

The Other Victims of the Opioid Epidemic
01/01/70 - I?d seen Jerry in pain before, but never like this. He lay prostrate on the gurney in the emergency department, his hands clenched in silent prayer. I laid an apologetic hand on his shoulder and told him we would do what we could to help. Then I logged in to the bedside computer to order his pain…

Abuse-Deterrent Opioid Formulations ? Putting the Potential Benefits into Perspective
01/01/70 - Death rates among middle-aged adults, the largest demographic group in the United States, are on the rise for the first time in several decades. This trend can largely be explained by an increase in drug-overdose deaths, the majority of which involve opioids. The opioid crisis has attracted…

A 1980 Letter on the Risk of Opioid Addiction
01/01/70 - To the Editor: The prescribing of strong opioids such as oxycodone has increased dramatically in the United States and Canada over the past two decades. From 1999 through 2015, more than 183,000 deaths from prescription opioids were reported in the United States, and millions of Americans are now…

The Role of Science in Addressing the Opioid Crisis
01/01/70 - Opioid misuse and addiction is an ongoing and rapidly evolving public health crisis, requiring innovative scientific solutions. In response, and because no existing medication is ideal for every patient, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is joining with private partners to launch an…

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