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Major Depressive Disorder Steroid Treatment Gets FDA Fast Track Designation

Major Depressive Disorder Steroid Treatment Gets FDA Fast Track Designation

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Major depressive disorder could find a potential new treatment in SAGE-217, which received FDA fast track designation.

Depression, Anxiety Symptoms Elevated with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Depression, Anxiety Symptoms Elevated with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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PCOS is associated with an increased risk for moderate to severe depression or anxiety, requiring increased screening for these conditions.

Postpartum PTSD: Beyond Postpartum Depression in Maternal Mental Health

Postpartum PTSD: Beyond Postpartum Depression in Maternal Mental Health

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Postpartum PTSD is an area with limited physician knowledge.

Anxiety, Depression, PTSD Impacted By Occupational Stress

Anxiety, Depression, PTSD Impacted By Occupational Stress

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Stress is the key link between occupation and presentation of mental illness.

Psychotropic Medication Heightens Risk of Hip Fracture, MOF

Psychotropic Medication Heightens Risk of Hip Fracture, MOF

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Mental disorders and psychotropic medication use are associated with an increased risk for fracture but are not fully captured by FRAX tool.

Major Depressive Disorder Treatment Looks to Role of Lipids

Major Depressive Disorder Treatment Looks to Role of Lipids

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Increased rates of depression in the United States could be at least partially due to the dietary shift away from omega-3 consumption.

Depression Adjunct Treatment Gets Fast Track Designation

Depression Adjunct Treatment Gets Fast Track Designation

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Patients with major depressive disorder are involved in a trial to determine the efficacy of d-Methadone.

Depression Treatment Preference May Not Affect Outcomes

Depression Treatment Preference May Not Affect Outcomes

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Patients matched to their preferred treatment were more likely to complete the trial but not more likely to achieve depression remission.

Depression May Affect Adherence Among Diabetics

Depression May Affect Adherence Among Diabetics

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Depressed patients have poorer adherence to cardiometabolic medications compared to non-depressed patients.

Do Hot Flashes Cause Depression?

Do Hot Flashes Cause Depression?

Women with more intense hot flashes were more likely to depressed than women with mild hot flashes.

Depression Identification, Stigma as Focus of World Health Day

Depression Identification, Stigma as Focus of World Health Day

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Shekhar Saxena, MD, director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at the World Health Organization, speaks about depression.

Treatment-Resistant Depression: Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy Vs Treatment As Usual

Treatment-Resistant Depression: Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy Vs Treatment As Usual

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Intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy is tailored to the patient's anxiety tolerance.

Women at High Risk for Burnout, Stress Benefit from Supportive Intervention

Women at High Risk for Burnout, Stress Benefit from Supportive Intervention

Depression in women who have high-stress careers was relieved by a supportive intervention.

Alzheimer's Disease Risk Not Related to Previous Mental Illness Diagnoses

Alzheimer's Disease Risk Not Related to Previous Mental Illness Diagnoses

Alzheimer's disease risk is not related to a past history of psychiatric disorders.

8 Ways To Address Mild Depression

8 Ways To Address Mild Depression

Walking, sitting in the sun, and writing down things about which one has gratitude can help address depression.

Depression and HIV/STI: A Link Could Lead to Prevention Strategies

Depression and HIV/STI: A Link Could Lead to Prevention Strategies

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Depression and coping mechanisms play a role in the sexual behavior of teenage heterosexual black adolescents.

Depression and Vitamin D Deficiency Show Little Association

Depression and Vitamin D Deficiency Show Little Association

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Depression scores in patients with vitamin D deficiency did not improve with supplementation.

Childhood Bullying May Lead to Depression Throughout Life

Childhood Bullying May Lead to Depression Throughout Life

Bullying may have significant health consequences if not addressed early.

Anxiety as a Predictor of Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

Anxiety as a Predictor of Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

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Anxiety is a vulnerability factor for depression in patients with MS.

Mental Health Pre-Screening Shows No Benefit for Soldiers Post-Deployment

Mental Health Pre-Screening Shows No Benefit for Soldiers Post-Deployment

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Pre-screening military personnel after deployment did not affect the presence of mental illness.

Higher Anxiety, Depression With Low Self-Esteem in SLE

Higher Anxiety, Depression With Low Self-Esteem in SLE

Higher anxiety, depression scores for patients are tied to low self-esteem scores.

Marijuana Use Associated With Worse Depression Outcomes

Marijuana Use Associated With Worse Depression Outcomes

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Results indicate a need for providers to ask depressed patients about their marijuana use.

Depression Alleviated by Yoga, Coherent Breathing

Depression Alleviated by Yoga, Coherent Breathing

Weekly sessions of Iyengar yoga and deep breathing exercises can help ease symptoms of depression.

Mood Disorder Treatment With Ketamine Requires Patient Selection

Mood Disorder Treatment With Ketamine Requires Patient Selection

Available data on ketamine use are limited and risks should be considered before its use.

Depression Changes Brain Structure

Depression Changes Brain Structure

New biological targets can be focused on in order to treat depression.

Insomnia Treatments Often Rely on Same Medication

Insomnia Treatments Often Rely on Same Medication

Doctors who prescribed a particular insomnia medication in the past were 3 times as likely to continue prescribing the same drug.

Opioid Therapy: Identifying Individuals Who Benefit Most

Opioid Therapy: Identifying Individuals Who Benefit Most

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Findings demonstrate a significant and positive relationship between morphine analgesic response and most psychosocial factors.

Antidepressant Treatment Efficacy Varies

Antidepressant Treatment Efficacy Varies

Between-drug differences in efficacy were often greater than the difference between treatments and placebo.

Identifying Depression in Dementia: A Meta-Analysis

Identifying Depression in Dementia: A Meta-Analysis

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There is a need for an accurate tool that is quick to use and easy to implement to diagnose depression in dementia.

Depressive Episode Relapse Similar in Antidepressant Tx vs Placebo

Depressive Episode Relapse Similar in Antidepressant Tx vs Placebo

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Patients with MDD who initially respond to antidepressant medications have a 30% to 50% chance of relapse within a year of initiating treatment.

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