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Depression and Sleep Disturbances: Common Bedfellows

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 and review of effective treatment modalities is essential for improving quality of life for these patients.

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Depression and Sleep Disturbances: Common Bedfellows

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 and review of effective treatment modalities is essential for improving quality of life for these patients.

Repetitive TMS as Maintenance Therapy for Bipolar and Unipolar Depression

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 therapy in depression.

Brain Cortical Changes After Major Depressive Disorder Relapse

Brain Cortical Changes After Major Depressive Disorder Relapse

Investigators sought to determine an association with morphologic brain changes in patients who have relapsed in major depressive disorder.

How Depression Treatment Affects Cancer Survival: SMaRT Oncology-2 and 3

How Depression Treatment Affects Cancer Survival: SMaRT Oncology-2 and 3

Improvement in depression was observed with the treatment program but there was no improvement in survival.

Ceasing Exercise Associated With Increase in Depressive Symptoms

Ceasing Exercise Associated With Increase in Depressive Symptoms

This reviews aims to evaluate the effects of stopping regular exercise and the effect of depressive symptoms in adults.

Parental Depression Tied to Higher Basal Salivary Cortisol in Offspring

Parental Depression Tied to Higher Basal Salivary Cortisol in Offspring

Current parental depression may be associated with higher basal salivary cortisol and blunted cortisol awakening responses in childhood.

HIV Clinical Outcomes in the United States Negatively Influenced by Depression

HIV Clinical Outcomes in the United States Negatively Influenced by Depression

A cohort study found that depression was associated with an increased risk for higher mortality rates and missing HIV primary care appointments.

Oral Ketamine: An Effective Sertraline Adjuvant for Relieving Major Depressive Disorder Symptoms

Oral Ketamine: An Effective Sertraline Adjuvant for Relieving Major Depressive Disorder Symptoms

Oral ketamine, when added to sertraline, is associated with significant improvements in depressive symptoms compared with placebo.

Assessing Depression in COPD With PHQ-9, PHQ-2

Assessing Depression in COPD With PHQ-9, PHQ-2

PHQ-9 and PHQ-2 show factorial validity, invariance, and reliability for measuring depression in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Greater Neural Connectivity Provides Resilience to Major Depressive Disorder

Greater Neural Connectivity Provides Resilience to Major Depressive Disorder

Neuroimaging biomarkers of resilience maybe targets for prevention and treatment of depression in adolescents.

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