depression

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Inferior to Escitalopram

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Inferior to Escitalopram

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Transcranial direct current stimulation treats depression more effectively than placebo, but did not outperform escitalopram.

Risk of Mood Disorders Increased From Sugary Beverages, Foods

Risk of Mood Disorders Increased From Sugary Beverages, Foods

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The risk for mood disorders increases with the more sugar consumed from beverages and food.

Psychiatric Evaluations: Questions on Suicide Need to Be Rephrased

Psychiatric Evaluations: Questions on Suicide Need to Be Rephrased

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Suicidal ideation in patients is often missed by psychiatrists who use questions biased toward confirming patients are not suicidal.

Bipolar Disorder in Pregnant Women Not Improved by Psychotropic Medications

Bipolar Disorder in Pregnant Women Not Improved by Psychotropic Medications

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Pregnant women with bipolar disorder receiving psychotropic medication did not experience less functional impairment and symptom burden.

Older Patients With Inadequately Treated Depression Have Poorer Prognosis Overall

Older Patients With Inadequately Treated Depression Have Poorer Prognosis Overall

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Contrary to common belief, the prevalence of depression in older adults does not decrease with age.

Subsequent Suicide Attempts May Be Reduced by Emergency Department Interventions

Subsequent Suicide Attempts May Be Reduced by Emergency Department Interventions

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Emergency departments may reduce subsequent suicide attempts and risk, according to multiple university studies.

Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Not Linked to Intellectual Disability

Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Not Linked to Intellectual Disability

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Intellectual disability might be associated with other factors such as parental age and the mother's psychiatric disorders.

Tx-Resistant Depression: No Difference In TMS Results In Older vs Younger Adults

Tx-Resistant Depression: No Difference In TMS Results In Older vs Younger Adults

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Age alone should not be considered a contraindication or poor prognostic indicator for TMS therapy.

Depression Linked to Metabolic Health Regardless of Body Mass Index

Depression Linked to Metabolic Health Regardless of Body Mass Index

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Depressive symptoms were predicted over time in metabolically unhealthy individuals.

Newly Developed Depression Before Breast Cancer Diagnosis Can Increase Mortality Risk

Newly Developed Depression Before Breast Cancer Diagnosis Can Increase Mortality Risk

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Depression's effect at 2 points before breast cancer diagnosis was studied for the first time.

Depression Risk Reduced in Women By Exposure to Estrogen

Depression Risk Reduced in Women By Exposure to Estrogen

Women exposed to estrogen for longer time periods have a lower risk of depression.

Autism Risk Linked to Prenatal Antidepressant Exposure

Autism Risk Linked to Prenatal Antidepressant Exposure

Antidepressants were more strongly associated with cases of autism that didn't include intellectual disability.

Advice for Parents Whose Child Is Seeking Mental Health Treatment

Advice for Parents Whose Child Is Seeking Mental Health Treatment

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Well-intentioned parents may not realize that it is terrifying for a youngster to be left without any parental direction, even if the child does not act scared.

Anxiety, Depression Predicted By Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms

Anxiety, Depression Predicted By Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms

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OCS is a potential course specifier signaling unfavorable outcomes in anxiety and depression.

Anxiety, Depression, Suicidal Ideation More Common in Atopic Dermatitis

Anxiety, Depression, Suicidal Ideation More Common in Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis is associated with depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation.

Depression Screening in Patients With T2D Decreases Negative Outcomes

Depression Screening in Patients With T2D Decreases Negative Outcomes

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Patients with type 2 diabetes showed decreased negative health outcomes with annual depression screening.

Lower Risk of Postpartum Depression in New Mothers With JIA

Lower Risk of Postpartum Depression in New Mothers With JIA

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Complications from anesthesia, postpartum hemorrhage, and thromboembolism are at a higher risk for first time mothers with JIA.

Depression Risk Factors For Young Adults with Childhood-onset SLE

Depression Risk Factors For Young Adults with Childhood-onset SLE

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Young adults with child-onset SLE are at high risk for major depression that affects 50% of young adults.

Concomitant Use of Antidepressants, Antipsychotics Linked to T2D Risk

Concomitant Use of Antidepressants, Antipsychotics Linked to T2D Risk

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Concomitant SSRI/SNRI use was associated with an increased diabetes risk in AAP-treated young people.

Depressive Symptoms, Psychosocial Functioning Are Distinct Domains

Depressive Symptoms, Psychosocial Functioning Are Distinct Domains

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Depressed patients do not necessarily experience improvements in psychosocial functioning with ECT.

Uninterrupted Treatment for Psychiatric Disorders Possible With Deutetrabenazine

Uninterrupted Treatment for Psychiatric Disorders Possible With Deutetrabenazine

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Neuropsychiatric adverse event rates, including anxiety and depression, were low and comparable with deutetrabenazine.

Depressive Symptoms Aided by Online CBT in Privacy of Home

Depressive Symptoms Aided by Online CBT in Privacy of Home

Patients with depression can benefit from online cognitive behavior therapy programs.

Treatment-Resistant Depression: Vagus Nerve Stimulation More Effective Than TAU

Treatment-Resistant Depression: Vagus Nerve Stimulation More Effective Than TAU

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In patients with treatment-resistant depression, vagus nerve stimulation was more effective than treatment as usual.

Lurasidone More Effective Than Placebo for MDD With Mixed Features and Anxiety

Lurasidone More Effective Than Placebo for MDD With Mixed Features and Anxiety

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Lurasidone was linked with improvements in depression and anxiety in patients with major depressive disorder with mixed features and co-occurring anxiety.

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.

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