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Effects of Depression, Alcohol Use on Retention in Antiretroviral Therapy

Effects of Depression, Alcohol Use on Retention in Antiretroviral Therapy

Alcohol use disorder and depression were both associated with higher disengagement from antiretroviral therapy for patients with HIV.

Third Trimester Maternal SSRI Exposure Linked to Depression, Anxiety in Offspring

Third Trimester Maternal SSRI Exposure Linked to Depression, Anxiety in Offspring

The issue of whether and how prenatal SSRI exposure affects offspring has remained murky.

Anhedonia and Suicidal Ideation Linked Independent of Major Affective Disorders

Anhedonia and Suicidal Ideation Linked Independent of Major Affective Disorders

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

Dermatologists May Need Further Training in Identifying Depression

Dermatologists May Need Further Training in Identifying Depression

Fair to poor concordance was seen between dermatologist assessment and patient self-reporting.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Common in Individuals With Major Depression

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Common in Individuals With Major Depression

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

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

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

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

Examining Anxious Depression: Differences in Course and Outcomes

Examining Anxious Depression: Differences in Course and Outcomes

Variability in definitions of "anxious depression" in research impedes the ability to make clear comparisons.

Continuation of ECT Improves Quality of Life in Depressed Elderly

Continuation of ECT Improves Quality of Life in Depressed Elderly

These findings show that electroconvulsive therapy is a medically appropriate choice for elderly adults with depression and is likely to produce sustained improvement.

Careful Assessment for Depression Required for Patients With IBD

Careful Assessment for Depression Required for Patients With IBD

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?

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

Concomitant SSRI, Oral Anticoagulants Increase Risk for Hemorrhage in Ischemic Stroke

Concomitant SSRI, Oral Anticoagulants Increase Risk for Hemorrhage in Ischemic Stroke

The relationship between selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitor use and outcomes after ischemic stroke was examined.

Depression Screening Tools Accurate in Post-Acute Coronary Syndrome

Depression Screening Tools Accurate in Post-Acute Coronary Syndrome

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

Antidepressant Effectiveness for Depression in Schizophrenia

Antidepressant Effectiveness for Depression in Schizophrenia

Antidepressants may effectively treat depression in patients with comorbid schizophrenia.

Effectiveness of Exercise in Decreasing Depressive Symptoms

Effectiveness of Exercise in Decreasing Depressive Symptoms

Lifestyle factors including exercise may be a strategic target to decrease symptoms of depression.

Paternal Depression Linked to Risk for Depressive Symptoms in Adolescents

Paternal Depression Linked to Risk for Depressive Symptoms in Adolescents

Researchers found a positive association between paternal and adolescent depressive symptoms.

Neuroactive Steroids May Be Therapeutic Targets for Depression and Anxiety

Neuroactive Steroids May Be Therapeutic Targets for Depression and Anxiety

Women at both ends of the weight spectrum have low serum allopregnanolone which can be linked to severe depression and anxiety.

Poor Treatment Response in Adolescent Depression Not Linked to Network Density

Poor Treatment Response in Adolescent Depression Not Linked to Network Density

Adolescents with depression do not have more densely connected networks.

Fluvoxamine Effective for Depression in Patients With Neurological Disorders

Fluvoxamine Effective for Depression in Patients With Neurological Disorders

Fluvoxamine was effective for the treatment of depression in patients with neurological disorders and depression.

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