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Addressing Treatment-Resistant Depression: Walking a Clinical Tightrope

The heterogeneity of depression as a disease contributes to the challenge in identifying effective treatments.

Psychosocial Interventions in HIV: How Best to Support HIV-Positive Patients

Mental health professionals supporting patients living with HIV need to make space for their patients to process the emotional effect of their diagnosis, but not ...

Addressing Depression in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Clinicians address issues relating to treating patients with comorbid chronic fatigue syndrome and mood disorders.

Depression and Sleep Disturbances: Common Bedfellows

As sleep disturbances in patients with depression are associated with increased episode recurrences, persistent illness course, and poor outcomes, assessment of the relationship between both ...

Repetitive TMS as Maintenance Therapy for Bipolar and Unipolar Depression

Sarah Hollingsworth Lisanby, MD, director, Translational Research Division at the National Institute of Mental Health, discusses the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for maintenance ...

Triiodothyronine in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression

In the current treatment landscape where there are few solid strategies to address treatment resistance, augmentation with T3 has been recommended by several clinical practice ...

The Way to the Head May Be Through the Gut: Probiotics for Depression

Although the theory of the gut-brain axis has existed for more than a century, recent studies are now examining how gut microbiota influence mood.

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Parent-Child Interaction Therapy May Improve Depression and Emotional Function

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy May Improve Depression and Emotional Function

Children engaged in an early depression intervention with a parent have shown improvement in rates and severity of depression as well as emotional function.

Effect of Long-Term Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate for Major Depressive Disorder

Effect of Long-Term Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate for Major Depressive Disorder

Investigators examined the safety and tolerability of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate long-term in adults who are concomitantly using antidepressants.

Cognitive Psychoeducational Group Therapy Lowers Relapse Rate in Depression

Cognitive Psychoeducational Group Therapy Lowers Relapse Rate in Depression

Participants in the psychoeducational cognitive behavioural therapy group had significantly lower rehospitalization rates than those in the extended clinical management group.

Non-Adherence to Healthy Lifestyle Indicators Increases Risk for Depression

Non-Adherence to Healthy Lifestyle Indicators Increases Risk for Depression

Investigators examined the link between healthy lifestyle with the risk for incident depressive symptoms.

Inflammatory Biomarkers Can Indicate Cardiovascular Disorders in MDD

Inflammatory Biomarkers Can Indicate Cardiovascular Disorders in MDD

Investigators examined the frequency and severity of depression in cardiovascular disease and the influence of inflammatory markers on antidepressant treatment outcomes.

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