For individuals with T2D, anxiety symptoms affect mortality risk, independently of depression symptoms.
Physicians who deem Facebook use compulsive should prescribe taking a 1-week break.
Females had a statistically significant higher score on the Depression Literacy Questionnaire compared with males.
Effort must be made to create a more supportive medical education environment.
Exercise shows promise for improving self-regulation and classroom functioning among children with complex behavioral health disorders.
The most common condition linked to long-term opioid use was depression while suicide-attempts and self-injury were the least common conditions
The higher risk seen in chronically depressed patients with panic disorder may potentially be due to heightened interoceptive awareness of changes in their body.
The PLISSIT model offers a method for introducing sexual health into the clinical conversation.
Hundreds of active pilots manage depressive symptoms without the possibility of treatment due to fear of negative career impact.
Elevated cytokine levels could help to identify children who are unlikely to respond to treatment with fluoxetine.
Individuals suffering from depression, as well as persons diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy, present with dysfunction across several cognitive domains.
Cigarette smoking prevalence among persons with severe mental illness is approximately 3 times greater than the rate observed in the general population.
It has been reported previously that symptoms of depression are associated with nonadherence to diabetes self-care.
The strongest predictor of depression in patients with chronic stable angina was an episode of depression within the past 10 years.
Depression symptoms at baseline correlated with increased mortality among participants with early- but not late-stage disease.
Until now, the majority of postmortem research that has examined functionally related gene sets has been limited to a single disorder or region of the brain.
Approximately 80% of depressive episodes have their onset during the first six months following traumatic brain injury.
Pupillary reactivity to emotional stimuli has been investigated to provide objective information about the risk for recurrence of depressive symptoms in women.
Lower diversity of microbial populations in the human gut has been identified in individuals with major depressive disorder.
Dr. Roger McIntyre suggests that the clinical relevance of cognitive dysfunction for any individual patient can only be adjudicated on a case-by-case basis.
Researchers investigated the lasting effects of whole body hyperthermia (WBH) in the first randomized, double-blind, [placebo]-controlled study of WBH for the treatment of MDD.
Dysfunction across several cognitive domains is often concomitant with depression.
"Detecting depression in the emergency department is of utmost importance," Dr. Brickman and colleagues wrote in their publication.
The registry contains more than 10,000 EEGs and 38,000 pharmacological outcomes, and is accessible to clinicians worldwide.
Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor and its Precursor proBDNF as Diagnostic Biomarkers for Mood DisordersSeptember 12, 2016
mBDNF/proBDNF ratio could potentially serve as a novel biomarker for mood disorders.
It is hypothesized that multiple single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) work together to influence risk of complex neuropsychiatric disorders such as depression.
Genetic variation can increase the predisposition to major depressive disorder.
National Suicide Prevention Week, September 5 - 11, 2016
Atrophy of numerous structures within the central nervous system has been observed in persons suffering from depression.
Genetic factors and the environment patients share with their partner or spouse may determine their risk of developing chronic pain and help explain the association between chronic pain and depression.
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