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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.

Psychosocial Care Addressed by ADA in First Published Recommendations

Psychosocial Care Addressed by ADA in First Published Recommendations

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Providing care for the mental and physical health of people with diabetes will simultaneously improve both outcomes.

Mental Health Impairments Difficult to Reduce in UK Military Personnel

Mental Health Impairments Difficult to Reduce in UK Military Personnel

PTSD, depression, anxiety, and alcohol misuse among UK military personnel is difficult to reduce.

Increased Risk for Depression for New, Expectant Fathers

Increased Risk for Depression for New, Expectant Fathers

Expectant and new fathers who are in poor health or have high levels of stress are at increased risk for depression.

Anxiety, Depression May Predict Certain Cancers

Anxiety, Depression May Predict Certain Cancers

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Anxiety and depression may have a predictive capacity for some cancer presentations.

Untreated Psychotic Illness: Stemming the Tide

Untreated Psychotic Illness: Stemming the Tide

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Delays in treatment for psychosis can be associated with poorer outcomes.

Psychedelics a Viable Therapeutic Option for Depression

Psychedelics a Viable Therapeutic Option for Depression

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Further research is necessary to clarify the psychiatric viability of psychedelic use.

Comorbid Depression in Epilepsy: Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

Comorbid Depression in Epilepsy: Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

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Psychiatric comorbidities including depression are a common complication of epilepsy in both children and adults.

Psychological Outcomes of Patients Wth Juvenile-Onset Fibromyalgia

Psychological Outcomes of Patients Wth Juvenile-Onset Fibromyalgia

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Patients with JFM had poorer psychological and health-related outcomes than healthy control patients.

Anxiety, Depression Often Unrecognized in Parkinson's Disease

Anxiety, Depression Often Unrecognized in Parkinson's Disease

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Neuropsychiatric symptoms such as depression and anxiety are common in Parkinson's Disease, but often go unrecognized.

Inadequate Depression Treatment for Eligible HIV Patients

Inadequate Depression Treatment for Eligible HIV Patients

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Approximately 20% of HIV patients receive needed antidepressant treatment.

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