Dr. Jeffrey Rediger, MD

Bio

Specialties:

  • psychiatry

Location:

  • Belmont, MA

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Injectable drug users who also use cocaine and amphetamines have nearly double the suicide attempt rate of other substance users, a new study finds.

    "We know that substance use is associated with the risk of suicide attempt and completed suicide,"...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Former tobacco smokers find e-cigarettes less addictive than traditional cigarettes, new research finds.

    Even though they "smoke" e-cigarettes as often as they did regular cigarettes, thousands of ex-smokers said they have fewer cravings and are ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Curiosity is the main reason why college students try synthetic marijuana, a new survey finds.

    Of more than 330 students in undergraduate and graduate health programs at a public university, 17 percent said they used fake pot at least once in t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Dec. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic sleep loss is rampant in America, and work commitment is a big reason why, new research suggests.

    "Work is the No. 1 sleep killer," said Dr. Mathias Basner, an assistant professor of sleep and chronobiology in psychiatry at the University...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that almost half of U.S. kids experience traumas that can disrupt their development.

    "This study tells us that adverse childhood experiences are common among U.S. children and, as demonstrated in adult studies, have lifelon...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older men who have breathing difficulties or spend less time in deep sleep may be at greater risk of brain changes that can precede dementia, a new study suggests.

    Experts said the findings don't prove that breathing disorders, including sleep ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Social Work:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Restricting the number of locations where alcohol can be sold in a community may help reduce domestic violence, researchers say.

    The team at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reviewed 16 studies that examined the link b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    FRIDAY, Dec. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although people often think of men as better negotiators, new research suggests that women are more effective than men in certain types of financial negotiations.

    "One reason men earn higher salaries than women could be women's apparent disadvantag...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Dec. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults who skip college are more likely to abuse prescription painkillers than their degree-bound peers, a new study finds.

    "Our findings clearly show there is a need for young adult prevention and intervention programs to target nonmedical p...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Improper drug treatment is given to nearly 40 percent of people who suffer their first episode of schizophrenia, according to a new study.

    Because schizophrenia is typically a chronic illness, early treatment can have an effect on a patient's lon...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 8 percent of Americans aged 12 and older were moderately to severely depressed during 2009 to 2012, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.

    But, only slightly more than one-third of those suffering from severe depression sought help fro...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    TUESDAY, Dec. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Raise a glass of holiday cheer to this: New genetic research suggests that humans and their ape forebearers may have been relishing alcohol for 10 million years.

    As anyone who's had too much knows, alcohol -- called ethanol by scientists -- can...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    FRIDAY, Nov. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your job performance will be better if you and your boss have the same opinion about your relationship, even if it's a bad one, a new study finds.

    Researchers interviewed 280 employees and their bosses separately so that...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Hospice & Palliative Care:

    FRIDAY, Nov. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Holiday joy can be lost on someone grieving the death of a loved one. But supportive family and friends can help the bereaved cope with this difficult period, experts say.

    "One of the best ways to help those who are grie...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Youngsters who enter puberty early are at increased risk for depression, a new study suggests.

    Early puberty was linked with a number of factors associated with depression, such as poor self-image and high anxiety levels, according to the researc...Full Article