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Predicting Poststroke Depression: Biomarkers and Beyond

As depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders following acute stroke and can be predictive of poor outcomes, identifying biomarkers to recognize the ...

The Opioid System: The Foundation for Social Risk and Reward

The opioid system is responsible for social pain and reward in the brain; therefore, understanding its underpinnings may help clinicians manage patients with depression and ...

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Promising for Major Depressive Disorder

With better understanding of the underlying mechanisms of transcranial direct current stimulation, clinicians will be better equipped to identify the optimal management of their patients ...

Depression in Youth: Underdiagnosed and Deadly

The mechanics of therapy look quite different for younger patients, whose experiences with depression vary by age, emotional vocabulary, cognitive development, and experiences with trauma.

Light Therapy Effective for Older Adults with Nonseasonal Depression

Rapid onset of antidepressant effects, mild and infrequent adverse effects, and cost-effectiveness position light therapy as an alternative to pharmacologic treatments for depression.

Detecting and Treating Depression in Diabetes

Comorbid depression, when not well controlled, can affect one's ability to self-manage diabetes. There can be loss of interest in making proper lifestyle choices, monitoring ...

Smartphone Applications for Depression and Anxiety: Are They Ready for Widespread Use?

Despite concerns that the digital revolution in psychiatry might lessen the importance of interpersonal relationships between patient and clinician, digital apps have the potential to ...

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Problem-Solving Education Improves Depressive Symptoms in Mothers

Problem-Solving Education Improves Depressive Symptoms in Mothers

Investigators measured levels of engagement with mental health services in patients enrolled in the Head Start program.

The Influence of Aerobic Exercise on Serum BDNF in Major Depressive Disorder

The Influence of Aerobic Exercise on Serum BDNF in Major Depressive Disorder

Investigators examine the effect of exercise on brain-derived neurotrophic factor in patients with major depressive disorder.

Higher Recurrent Depression in Women With MDD During Childbearing Years

Higher Recurrent Depression in Women With MDD During Childbearing Years

Women with major depressive disorder may have higher recurrent depression during the childbearing years.

Preterm Birth a Key Risk Factor for Development of Childhood Depression

Preterm Birth a Key Risk Factor for Development of Childhood Depression

Investigators examined whether premature birth is a risk factor for developing depression.

Child Behavior Checklist May Predict Major Depressive Disorder in Children

Child Behavior Checklist May Predict Major Depressive Disorder in Children

Investigators examine the predictive utility of the subsyndromal Child Behavior Checklist anxiety and depression score for detecting MDD 10 years later.

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