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In 2017, the American Psychological Association published the Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Adults. Although the Guideline Development Panel aimed to produce guidelines based on the best…

Purpose: Almost 17% of the US population exhibits a major depressive disorder in their lifetimes. Prevalence data show that whites experience depression earlier than African Americans, and women have a higher prevalence than men. Less is known…

Objective: Prior research has suggested that posttraumatic stress symptoms may occur in the context of medical events. Further, these symptoms are often comorbid with conditions associated with pain. Therefore, the current study examined the…

Introduction The purpose of this study was to determine whether trauma patients requiring psychiatric medication who were admitted with positive alcohol or drug screen require more pain medications or sedation resulting in longer length of stay.…

To examine whether a multi-faceted intervention among older at-risk drinking primary care patients reduced at-risk drinking and alcohol consumption at 3 and 12 months. Randomized controlled trial. Three primary care sites in southern California. Six…

BACKGROUND: Injuries are a common reason for emergency department (ED) visits by older patients. Although injuries in older patients can be serious, 75% of these patients are discharged home after their ED visit. These patients may be at risk for…

STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective database review. OBJECTIVE: To describe the incidence of, and risk factors for, lumbar spine fractures within the population of the US military. SUMMARYOF BACKGROUND DATA: Fractures of the lumbar region are an important…

BACKGROUND: Indications for breast reduction surgery include neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, and an intertriginous rash. Previous studies have established that bilateral breast reduction surgery is highly effective in relieving these symptoms.…

Migraine and allergy are both common diseases. Many patients suffer from both, and the vast majority of patients with "sinus headache" complaints are found to have migraine, making migraine identification important to allergists. This review…

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