depression

Vagus Nerve Stimulation in HIV-Associated Depression

Vagus Nerve Stimulation in HIV-Associated Depression

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Up to 30% of patients with HIV are resistant to standard interventions for depression.

Psychosocial Intervention Improves Early Adherence to Antidepressants

Psychosocial Intervention Improves Early Adherence to Antidepressants

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Early adherence is an especially problematic, significant and modifiable barrier to quality care for depression.

Antidepressant Use and Dementia Risk in the Elderly

Antidepressant Use and Dementia Risk in the Elderly

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Antidepressants categorized as potentially inappropriate medication for elderly patients were associated with an increased risk of dementia.

Depression, Psychosis High Among Factors Leading to Surgical Readmission

Depression, Psychosis High Among Factors Leading to Surgical Readmission

Patient behavior is affected with factors associated with readmission in THA patients.

Depression: A Predictor of Detachment From Employment After MI

Depression: A Predictor of Detachment From Employment After MI

About 25% of adults are detached from the workplace after being discharged for MI.

Depression, Anxiety Associated With Recurrent Chest Pain

Depression, Anxiety Associated With Recurrent Chest Pain

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Researchers sought to determine whether psychological states are associated with recurrent chest pain.

Depression Reduced by Social Belonging, Feelings of Inclusion

Depression Reduced by Social Belonging, Feelings of Inclusion

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A sense of belonging and connectivity are associated with a reduced incidence of paranoia and depression.

CBT, Acceptance Commitment Therapy Helpful for Those With Chronic Pain

CBT, Acceptance Commitment Therapy Helpful for Those With Chronic Pain

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For people with chronic pain, psychological interventions have been helpful.

Risk of Anxiety Disorder Relapse After Discontinuing Antidepressants

Risk of Anxiety Disorder Relapse After Discontinuing Antidepressants

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Researchers examined whether the risk of relapse or time to relapse was related to type of anxiety disorder, duration of previous treatment, and other factors.

Considerations for SNRI, SSRI Use in Pediatric Psychiatric Disorders

Considerations for SNRI, SSRI Use in Pediatric Psychiatric Disorders

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A study examined the efficacy and safety of SNRIs and SSRIs in children and adolescents.

Leisurely Exercise Regimen May Reduce Incidence of Depression

Leisurely Exercise Regimen May Reduce Incidence of Depression

There is a reduced risk of depression in the future with regular exercise.

Do Antidepressants Improve Chronic Pain in Pediatric Patients?

Do Antidepressants Improve Chronic Pain in Pediatric Patients?

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There is no conclusive evidence that antidepressants reduce chronic non-cancer pain in pediatric patients.

Antidepressant Adherence Inversely Related to Mortality in Parkinson's Disease

Antidepressant Adherence Inversely Related to Mortality in Parkinson's Disease

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An inverse relationship was shown between antidepressant medication adherence and all-cause mortality in Parkinson's patients.

Suicidal Behavior, Thoughts Associated With Perfectionist Tendencies

Suicidal Behavior, Thoughts Associated With Perfectionist Tendencies

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Perfectionist tendencies are positively associated with suicide attempts and ideation.

Montelukast Associated With Neuropsychiatric Adverse Events

Montelukast Associated With Neuropsychiatric Adverse Events

Montelukast may be associated with depression, aggression, nightmares, and headaches.

Rising Numbers of Suicide Attempts in Younger Adults

Rising Numbers of Suicide Attempts in Younger Adults

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The number of suicide attempts has risen in younger adults with less formal education and with mental illness.

Seeking a Genetic Link Between Depression and Alcohol Dependence

Seeking a Genetic Link Between Depression and Alcohol Dependence

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People with an elevated polygenic risk of major depressive disorder may be at risk for alcohol dependence.

Cognitive Impairment in Adults With Depression Identified by THINC-it Screening Tool

Cognitive Impairment in Adults With Depression Identified by THINC-it Screening Tool

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Measuring cognitive function is important because it may be possible to improve it directly and independently by some treatment modalities.

Psychotic Experiences Associated With Subsequent Suicidal Thoughts

Psychotic Experiences Associated With Subsequent Suicidal Thoughts

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Research has shown psychotic experiences to be associated with subsequent suicidal thoughts and behaviors, particularly in children younger than 12.

Impact of Maternal Depression on Child Health-Related Quality of Life

Impact of Maternal Depression on Child Health-Related Quality of Life

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Maternal history of depression may be associated with child health-related quality of life.

Statistically Significant Link Between Antidepressant Use, T2D Observed

Statistically Significant Link Between Antidepressant Use, T2D Observed

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There is more evidence that links antidepressant drug use with T2D.

Major Depression Episodes: Do Low Levels of Vitamin D Affect Cognition?

Major Depression Episodes: Do Low Levels of Vitamin D Affect Cognition?

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Patients with major depressive episodes who also have hypovitaminosis D are more prone to cognitive impairment.

Treatment Recommendations, Updates for Major Depressive Disorder

Treatment Recommendations, Updates for Major Depressive Disorder

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Michael Thase, MD, discusses therapy options as well as side effect management for individuals with major depressive disorder.

Is Aspirin Use Associated With a Decreased Incidence of Depressive Symptoms?

Is Aspirin Use Associated With a Decreased Incidence of Depressive Symptoms?

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Aspirin use offered no significant protection against the development of depressive symptoms.

Frequent Cannabis Use Associated With Increased Likelihood of MDD

Frequent Cannabis Use Associated With Increased Likelihood of MDD

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Frequent cannabis use was shown to be associated with an increased risk of major depressive disorder and suicidal ideation.

Anxiety and Depression's Effect on BMD in Anorexia

Anxiety and Depression's Effect on BMD in Anorexia

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Scores for both anxiety and depression are associated with low BMD.

Depression, Anxiety May Affect Bone Metabolism in Young Adults

Depression, Anxiety May Affect Bone Metabolism in Young Adults

In young adults, MDD, GAD, and SSRI use is associated with bone metabolism.

Depression Augmentation Therapy Requires Clinical Judgment With Limited Evidence

Depression Augmentation Therapy Requires Clinical Judgment With Limited Evidence

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Clinicians prescribing antidepressants may need to consider augmenting their therapy with another agent.

Bleeding Risks With Mirtazapine and Bupropion: Meta-Analysis

Bleeding Risks With Mirtazapine and Bupropion: Meta-Analysis

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SSRI use is associated with an increased risk for bleeding.

Effect of Mixed State on Suicidal Behavior in Patients With Bipolar Disorder

Effect of Mixed State on Suicidal Behavior in Patients With Bipolar Disorder

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Mixed state does not increase the risk for suicidal behavior beyond the risk associated with the depressive component.

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