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Psychiatrists’ Happiness, Well-Being Hit Hard by COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Events of the past year have taken a huge toll on the happiness, wellness, and lifestyles of many, but especially those in the healthcare field, including psychiatrists. The newly released Medscape Psychiatrist Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report 2021 reveals how psychiatrists […]

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Symptoms of hoarding

Compulsive hoarding is a mental health condition where the patient is unable to get rid of often meaningless and useless stuff so much so that it starts to encroach on his or her living space. The commonest manifestation is a house over full with stuff. Characteristic symptoms of hoarding The characteristics of compulsive hoarding behavior […]

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What is Gender Dysphoria?

Gender is a basic element that helps make up an individual's personality and sense of self. Gender dysphoria is a condition in which the patient feels that his or her gender identity is a mismatch with their actual biological sex. Biological sex and gender identity Biological sex is determined based on the appearance of the […]

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Symptoms of Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a symptom of an underlying disease rather than being a disease itself. It is characterized by various soft or loud sounds in the ears of the patient when there is no such sound in the environment. Around 15 per cent of people experience tinnitus at some stage of life and it's more likely […]

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Symptoms of Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a symptom of an underlying disease rather than being a disease itself. It is characterized by various soft or loud sounds in the ears of the patient when there is no such sound in the environment. Around 15 per cent of people experience tinnitus at some stage of life and it's more likely […]

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Men: Risks and Benefits

Skip to: What is Testosterone Replacement Therapy? What are the Benefits of TRT? What are the Risks of TRT? Testosterone plays a vital role in the human body. Its effects increase muscle and bone strength and density, induce hematopoiesis, and drive libido and sexual function. Testicular production of testosterone typically declines with age, which can […]

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Does Poor Sleep Worsen Arthritis?

Skip to: What is arthritis? The impact of lack of sleep The effect that lack of sleep can have on arthritis The chronic pain associated with arthritis is well known to negatively impact sleep. However, recent research has implied that a lack of sleep and insomnia can themselves can adversely affect arthritis symptoms. What is […]

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Dallas Heart Study yields new insights about depression

Recently published UT Southwestern research reveals new insights about risk factors for depression based on data from a landmark longitudinal study focused on heart disease. One study, published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, shows a link between an inflammatory molecule in the blood and a person’s likelihood of depressive symptoms. The other study, in […]