Johns Hopkins # 1 for Psych; Pediatric ADHD Tx Hits Shelves; Fish oil for BPD

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Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore was ranked first by US News & World Report on the list of Best Mental Health Hospitals, followed by McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, in second and third place, respectively.

West Virginia could get up to $ 26 billion back in a deal with opioid maker Johnson & Johnson and drug distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson. (Abc news)

Azstary’s pediatric ADHD treatment (serdexmethylphenidate and dexmethylphenidate) – which was approved by the FDA in March – is now available in the US, Corium said.

The number of schizophrenia diagnoses in Denmark has almost quadrupled in the last 20 years, possibly driven by an increase in cannabis use disorder. (JAMA Psychiatry)

Charlie Riordan, MD, of Yale University’s Department of Psychiatry, best known for his work in addiction psychiatry, died at the age of 83. (Yale School of Medicine)

Adding marine omega-3s such as fish oil supplements as add-on therapy helped improve some symptoms of borderline personality disorder, including behavioral disorders and affective dysregulation. (Journal of Clinical Psychiatry)

MindX Sciences announced that it has received a second patent for a novel suicide risk assessor.

In related news, a new study found that American Muslim adults were twice as likely to attempt suicide than adults of other religions or atheists. (JAMA Psychiatry)

  • Kristen Monaco is an associate specializing in Endocrinology, Psychiatry, and Dermatology. She has been with the company from her New York City office for nearly five years.

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