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The age association remained significant after additional adjustments for clinical and social factors such as loneliness and pain. As such, age-specific factors cannot alone explain the poorer MDD course associated with older age.
Investigators sought to determine the frequency of major depressive disorder in patients in epilepsy clinics.
This association suggests that it may be beneficial for practitioners to have increased awareness of depression as a possible adverse effect of medications.
The use of certain antidepressants may put patients at increased risk for extrapyramidal symptoms.
An estimated 37.2% of people in the United States use medications that have an adverse effect of depression.
Negative experiences on social media are more impactful than positive interactions as it relates to depressive symptoms in young adults.
Preliminary generalizations point toward the potential therapeutic efficacy of targeting loneliness and social support for patients.
The notion that abortion harms women's mental health may be misinformed and should be re-examined according to scientific data such as these.
This study was prompted by an ongoing shortage of injectable caffeine sodium benzoate in the United States from 2011 to 2017.
These analyses may serve clinicians in addressing potential psychiatric obstacles in patients undergoing fertility treatments.
These data may be helpful in developing targeted interventions for women at risk for postpartum depression.
As this and previous research on dose increase strategies have produced inconsistent findings, the researchers recommended clinicians consider other responses to antidepressant treatment failure, at least for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.
These data could be useful to clinicians and patients alike in selecting the proper treatment method.
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson have announced the results of 2 long-term phase 3 clinical trials examining esketamine nasal spray in patients with treatment-resistant depression.
Among men, those with active major depression were less likely to have a partner achieve conception.
Examining the Relationship Between Childhood Anxiety, Depression and Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
The potential plasticity of the cardiovascular system during childhood may explain the lack of significant relationship between depression and anxiety symptomatology and CVD risk in this study population.
Routine assessments of these markers should be conducted before and during treatment as they may inform prognoses.
Experts provide practical tips to aid in the often-challenging process of incorporating pharmacogenetic testing into clinical practice.
The relationship between pain and cognitive dysfunction was explained by sleep disturbance and depressive symptoms.
Carbamazepine, in particular, was associated with lower hazards for depression and anxiety in secondary analyses.
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