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Latest Psychiatry News

1997 to 2014 Saw Large Hike in Screen Time for Ages 0 to 2

Between 1997 and 2014, screen time more than doubled for children aged 0 to 2 years, with television time accounting for most screen time, according to a research letter published online Feb. 18 in JAMA Pediatrics.

Lower Self-Perception Observed in Children With Amblyopia

Children with amblyopia have significantly lower mean peer acceptance and physical competence scores at age 3 to 7 years, according to a study published online Feb. 14 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Physical Activity Down Across Chronic Disease Subgroups

People with a wide variety of chronic diseases are less physically active than individuals without chronic diseases, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in the International Journal of Epidemiology.

CVD Does Not Modify Depression-Mortality Link in Elderly

In older adults, the association between depressive symptoms and mortality is not influenced by the presence of cardiovascular disease, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.