depression

Anxiety Affects Mortality Risk in T2DM

Anxiety Affects Mortality Risk in T2DM

For individuals with T2D, anxiety symptoms affect mortality risk, independently of depression symptoms.

Facebook Addiction Associated With Social Insecurity

Facebook Addiction Associated With Social Insecurity

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Physicians who deem Facebook use compulsive should prescribe taking a 1-week break.

Depression Literacy Linked to Medication Adherence

Depression Literacy Linked to Medication Adherence

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Females had a statistically significant higher score on the Depression Literacy Questionnaire compared with males.

Depression High Among Medical Students

Depression High Among Medical Students

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Effort must be made to create a more supportive medical education environment.

Aerobic Exercise May Benefit Children With Behavioral Disorders

Aerobic Exercise May Benefit Children With Behavioral Disorders

Exercise shows promise for improving self-regulation and classroom functioning among children with complex behavioral health disorders.

Prior Psychiatric Conditions Linked to Future Long-term Opioid Use

Prior Psychiatric Conditions Linked to Future Long-term Opioid Use

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The most common condition linked to long-term opioid use was depression while suicide-attempts and self-injury were the least common conditions

Side Effects of Antidepressant Use in Comorbid Panic Disorder

Side Effects of Antidepressant Use in Comorbid Panic Disorder

The higher risk seen in chronically depressed patients with panic disorder may potentially be due to heightened interoceptive awareness of changes in their body.

PLISSIT Model: Introducing Sexual Health in Clinical Care

PLISSIT Model: Introducing Sexual Health in Clinical Care

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The PLISSIT model offers a method for introducing sexual health into the clinical conversation.

Pilots Suffer Depression, Suicidal Thoughts at Fairly High Rates

Pilots Suffer Depression, Suicidal Thoughts at Fairly High Rates

Hundreds of active pilots manage depressive symptoms without the possibility of treatment due to fear of negative career impact.

Cytokine Levels May Predict SSRI Response in Children and Adolescents

Cytokine Levels May Predict SSRI Response in Children and Adolescents

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Elevated cytokine levels could help to identify children who are unlikely to respond to treatment with fluoxetine.

Executive Dysfunction in Idiopathic Depression vs Epilepsy-associated Depression

Executive Dysfunction in Idiopathic Depression vs Epilepsy-associated Depression

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Individuals suffering from depression, as well as persons diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy, present with dysfunction across several cognitive domains.

Cigarette Smoking Predicts Development of Depression

Cigarette Smoking Predicts Development of Depression

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Cigarette smoking prevalence among persons with severe mental illness is approximately 3 times greater than the rate observed in the general population.

The Comorbidity of Depression in Type 2 Diabetes

The Comorbidity of Depression in Type 2 Diabetes

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It has been reported previously that symptoms of depression are associated with nonadherence to diabetes self-care.

Relationship Between Depression and Stable Angina Outcomes

Relationship Between Depression and Stable Angina Outcomes

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The strongest predictor of depression in patients with chronic stable angina was an episode of depression within the past 10 years.

Depressive Symptoms Linked to Shorter Survival With Lung Cancer

Depressive Symptoms Linked to Shorter Survival With Lung Cancer

Depression symptoms at baseline correlated with increased mortality among participants with early- but not late-stage disease.

Gene Sets Altered Across Brain Regions in Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder & MDD

Gene Sets Altered Across Brain Regions in Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder & MDD

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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.

Sertraline Prevents Depression Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Sertraline Prevents Depression Following Traumatic Brain Injury

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Approximately 80% of depressive episodes have their onset during the first six months following traumatic brain injury.

Pupillometric Analysis For Assessment of Depression Recurrence

Pupillometric Analysis For Assessment of Depression Recurrence

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Pupillary reactivity to emotional stimuli has been investigated to provide objective information about the risk for recurrence of depressive symptoms in women.

Mood Disorders and the Disrupted Gut Microbial Milieu

Mood Disorders and the Disrupted Gut Microbial Milieu

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Lower diversity of microbial populations in the human gut has been identified in individuals with major depressive disorder.

Cognition in Depression: A Critical Domain for Health Outcomes, Measurement, and Treatment

Cognition in Depression: A Critical Domain for Health Outcomes, Measurement, and Treatment

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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.

Whole Body Hyperthermia: The Future of Depression Treatment?

Whole Body Hyperthermia: The Future of Depression Treatment?

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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.

Does Impaired Cognition Precede Depression?

Does Impaired Cognition Precede Depression?

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Dysfunction across several cognitive domains is often concomitant with depression.

"Frequent Flyers" in Emergency Department More Likely to Have Depression

"Frequent Flyers" in Emergency Department More Likely to Have Depression

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"Detecting depression in the emergency department is of utmost importance," Dr. Brickman and colleagues wrote in their publication.

EEG Registry Reduces Trial-and-Error Approach to Depression Treatment

EEG Registry Reduces Trial-and-Error Approach to Depression Treatment

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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 Disorders

Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor and its Precursor proBDNF as Diagnostic Biomarkers for Mood Disorders

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mBDNF/proBDNF ratio could potentially serve as a novel biomarker for mood disorders.

Association Between Polymorphisms in the FKBP5 Gene and MDD

Association Between Polymorphisms in the FKBP5 Gene and MDD

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It is hypothesized that multiple single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) work together to influence risk of complex neuropsychiatric disorders such as depression.

Evidence for a Role of Neuropeptide Y Receptor Variant in Depression

Evidence for a Role of Neuropeptide Y Receptor Variant in Depression

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Genetic variation can increase the predisposition to major depressive disorder.

Spotlight on Teen Suicide Prevention

Spotlight on Teen Suicide Prevention

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National Suicide Prevention Week, September 5 - 11, 2016

The Neuroanatomy of, and Cognitive Deficits in, Depression: A Brief Overview

The Neuroanatomy of, and Cognitive Deficits in, Depression: A Brief Overview

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Atrophy of numerous structures within the central nervous system has been observed in persons suffering from depression.

Comorbid Chronic Pain and Depression: Gene x Environment Interaction

Comorbid Chronic Pain and Depression: Gene x Environment Interaction

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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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