depression

Treating Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in Women Taking Antidepressants

Treating Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in Women Taking Antidepressants

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Flibanserin can be safely added to a stable SSRI or SNRI regimen to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder.

Anhedonia and Suicidal Ideation Linked Independent of Major Affective Disorders

Anhedonia and Suicidal Ideation Linked Independent of Major Affective Disorders

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The independent association between anhedonia and suicidal ideation may improve detection of suicide risks and encourage new suicide depression strategies.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Common in Individuals With Major Depression

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Common in Individuals With Major Depression

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In patients with major depressive disorder, moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea is common.

Gestational Age, BMI, Ethnicity, and Season of Delivery Influence Postpartum Depression

Gestational Age, BMI, Ethnicity, and Season of Delivery Influence Postpartum Depression

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Many factors may be associated with the development of postpartum depression such as gestational age, BMI, Apgar scores, mode of delivery, and exposure to anesthesia.

Anxiety and Depression Common Among Patients With Sarcoma

Anxiety and Depression Common Among Patients With Sarcoma

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In patients diagnosed with sarcoma, poor QoL, depression, and anxiety are common.

Depressive Symptoms Decreased When Using Treatment Methods Increasing Resilience for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Depressive Symptoms Decreased When Using Treatment Methods Increasing Resilience for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

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In managing and treating HS, the methods that increase resilience may help decrease depressive symptoms.

Careful Assessment for Depression Required for Patients With IBD

Careful Assessment for Depression Required for Patients With IBD

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Single-question self-assessment is not a sufficient marker of identifying depression in people with IBD.

Do Biologic Agents Lower Depression Risk in Psoriasis?

Do Biologic Agents Lower Depression Risk in Psoriasis?

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Treatment with biologic agents in psoriasis may reduce risk for depressive symptoms.

Preventing Suicide in Prison Inmates

Preventing Suicide in Prison Inmates

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Suicide in prisons is multifactorial, with contributing factors that include medical and mental health issues as well as those involving family, lack of purposeful activity, and conditions of the specific prison environment, as well as the stress of adjusting to incarceration.

Depression Screening Tools Accurate in Post-Acute Coronary Syndrome

Depression Screening Tools Accurate in Post-Acute Coronary Syndrome

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Cognitive behavioral therapy combined with antidepressant medication modestly improves psychosocial outcomes.

Antidepressant Effectiveness, Tolerability of Minocycline vs Placebo

Antidepressant Effectiveness, Tolerability of Minocycline vs Placebo

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Minocycline has a large antidepressant effect and good tolerability compared with placebo.

Digital Mood Tracking Technologies: Improved Care in Patients With Mood Disorders

Digital Mood Tracking Technologies: Improved Care in Patients With Mood Disorders

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Smartphone and tracking devices can equip clinicians with a better understanding of mood states and behavior.

Interventions for Depression in Adults With Intellectual Disabilities

Interventions for Depression in Adults With Intellectual Disabilities

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Depressive symptoms in patients with intellectual disabilities were decreased equally by 2 distinct interventions.

Frequency of Cannabis Use Tied to Relationship Between Pain, Mood Disorders

Frequency of Cannabis Use Tied to Relationship Between Pain, Mood Disorders

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Frequent cannabis users experience more pain and negative affects than less- frequent users.

Neuropsychiatric Symptoms Occur More Frequently in Relatives of Patients With ALS

Neuropsychiatric Symptoms Occur More Frequently in Relatives of Patients With ALS

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Family members of ALS patients have higher rates of neuropsychiatric conditions.

Frequent Migraines Increase Severity of Anxiety, Depression

Frequent Migraines Increase Severity of Anxiety, Depression

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Patients with frequent migraines were shown to have an increased risk for depression and anxiety.

No Association Between Comorbid Anxiety Disorders, Suicide Attempts

No Association Between Comorbid Anxiety Disorders, Suicide Attempts

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Comorbid anxiety disorders among patients with depression or bipolar disorder were not associated with suicide attempts.

Higher Incidence of Psychiatric Disorder Diagnosis Among Women With Psoriatic Arthritis

Higher Incidence of Psychiatric Disorder Diagnosis Among Women With Psoriatic Arthritis

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In women with PsA, there is a higher prevalence of ADHD and depression.

Depression Linked to Early Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Depression Linked to Early Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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There is an increased risk for depression and persistent depression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Supplemental CBT Plus Antidepressant Therapy Benefits Treatment-Resistant Depression

Supplemental CBT Plus Antidepressant Therapy Benefits Treatment-Resistant Depression

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No prior randomized controlled trials have tested supplementing routine medication management with CBT in patients with drug-resistant depression.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Reduces PTSD Symptoms

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Reduces PTSD Symptoms

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Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms can be reduced by eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.

Extremely Low Birth Weight May Increase Risk for Anxiety, Depression

Extremely Low Birth Weight May Increase Risk for Anxiety, Depression

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Researchers examined whether extremely low birth weight is associated with the presence of and response to traditional risk factors for anxiety and depression in adulthood.

Near-Infrared Phototherapy Brings Remission for Depressed Patients

Near-Infrared Phototherapy Brings Remission for Depressed Patients

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In patients with comorbid depression and TBI, multi-Watt transcranial near-infrared light therapy is effective.

Postpartum Anxiety, Depression Reduced by Probiotics

Postpartum Anxiety, Depression Reduced by Probiotics

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Postpartum depression and anxiety were reduced by daily intake of the probiotic HN001.

SSRI Use Associated With Increased Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Young Adults

SSRI Use Associated With Increased Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Young Adults

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There is an increased risk of T2D in young adults who use SSRIs or SNRIs.

Maintenance rTMS for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Maintenance rTMS for Treatment-Resistant Depression

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This review explored studies that investigated the efficacy and safety of maintenance rTMS following successful acute treatment with rTMS or ECT in treatment-resistant patients with unipolar or bipolar depression.

Duration of Untreated Depression Predicts Depression Severity

Duration of Untreated Depression Predicts Depression Severity

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Depression severity has been found to be associated with the length of time it goes untreated.

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.

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