Depressive Disorder

Depression Profiles in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes vs Type 2 Diabetes

Depression Profiles in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes vs Type 2 Diabetes

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The researchers examined depression, anxiety, alexithymia, obesity, and midnight salivary cortisol in type 1 vs type 2 diabetes.

Traumatic Brain Injury and Associated Mental Health Treatment in Veterans

Traumatic Brain Injury and Associated Mental Health Treatment in Veterans

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Accurate estimates of veterans' mental health service utilization is important for providing high-quality health care.

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.

Smartphones a Promising Self-Management Tool for Depression

Smartphones a Promising Self-Management Tool for Depression

Smartphone interventions have a positive effect on depressive symptoms.

Risk for Adverse Outcomes With Antidepressants in Dementia

Risk for Adverse Outcomes With Antidepressants in Dementia

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Antidepressant prescription within 6 months of dementia diagnosis was associated with a significant increase in risk of mortality.

Is Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Tied to Psychiatric Disorders in Offspring?

Is Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Tied to Psychiatric Disorders in Offspring?

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Antidepressant use during pregnancy may be linked to psychiatric disorders in offspring.

Sexual Dysfunction in Patients With Major Depressive Disorder in Remission

Sexual Dysfunction in Patients With Major Depressive Disorder in Remission

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Patients with MDD with or without sexual dysfunction were evaluated 2 months in remission and assessed with the Arizona Sexual Experience Scale.

Antipsychotic Reduction in Bipolar Disorder, Depression: Higher Healthcare Burden

Antipsychotic Reduction in Bipolar Disorder, Depression: Higher Healthcare Burden

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For patients with bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder, reduction in dose of antipsychotic medication could lead to an increased rate of hospitalization.

Why Do Antipsychotics Cause Weight Gain?

Why Do Antipsychotics Cause Weight Gain?

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have discovered the cellular receptor that causes weight gain from antipsychotic drugs.

Depression After Coronary Artery Disease Diagnosis Increases Death Risk

Depression After Coronary Artery Disease Diagnosis Increases Death Risk

The strongest predictor of death is post-CAD depression; the link persisted in those with no prior depression.

Depression Severity May Increase Risk of Epilepsy

Depression Severity May Increase Risk of Epilepsy

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Prior research has found a higher prevalence of depression before and after an epilepsy diagnosis.

Antidepressant Switching For Patients Unresponsive to Initial Tx

Antidepressant Switching For Patients Unresponsive to Initial Tx

Antidepressant switching may not be the best way to aid depression patients with no response to the first antidepressant taken.

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 Contributes to Health Decline Seen in Cancer Caregivers

Depression Contributes to Health Decline Seen in Cancer Caregivers

Identifying signs early on might help protect these individuals, researchers say.

How Can Men Be Encouraged to Seek Help for Mental Health?

How Can Men Be Encouraged to Seek Help for Mental Health?

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Men, including male physicians, are less likely than female physicians to seek medical treatment for their own health conditions.

Depression Screening Yields Benefits Despite Inadequate Tools

Depression Screening Yields Benefits Despite Inadequate Tools

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Clinicians should be better trained about the importance and roles of depression screening to improve patient care.

Psychological Stress Increases Mortality in Patients With CHD

Psychological Stress Increases Mortality in Patients With CHD

Psychological distress is linked to the risk of coronary events and mortality.

Anxiety, Depression in Patients With Facial Acne Not Related to Stress

Anxiety, Depression in Patients With Facial Acne Not Related to Stress

High levels of anxiety and depression in patients with facial acne are not related to oxidative stress.

Brief Behavioral Therapy Effective for Anxiety & Depression In Pediatric Primary Care

Brief Behavioral Therapy Effective for Anxiety & Depression In Pediatric Primary Care

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Youth with anxiety and depression benefited from a brief behavioral intervention delivered in a primary care setting.

Antidepressant Treatment Outcomes for Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Antidepressant Treatment Outcomes for Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Antidepressant treatment in combination with DMARDs and biologics led to the best positive dynamics of mental disorder frequency.

Depression Severity Inversely Correlated With Body Composition in Adolescents

Depression Severity Inversely Correlated With Body Composition in Adolescents

Depression severity was inversely associated, prospectively, with body mass index (BMI), fat mass index, and lean BMI z scores.

Improved Depressive Symptom Outcomes in RA Patients Using Sirukumab

Improved Depressive Symptom Outcomes in RA Patients Using Sirukumab

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Depressive symptoms in patients with rheumatoid arthritis can be reduced by using sirukumab.

Is Depression A Risk Factor Or a Prodromal Symptom of Dementia?

Is Depression A Risk Factor Or a Prodromal Symptom of Dementia?

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Depressive symptoms likely do not increase the risk of dementia.

Huntington's Disease and Deep Brain Stimulation as Treatment Option

Huntington's Disease and Deep Brain Stimulation as Treatment Option

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The patient's lack of anxiety, depression, or psychosis before surgery was taken into consideration prior to DBS treatment.

Depression Affects One-Third of Hospital Patients, Affects Recovery

Depression Affects One-Third of Hospital Patients, Affects Recovery

Depression affects about one-third of hospital patients and could slow their recovery.

Correct Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis Delayed By Depression Diagnosis At Younger Age

Correct Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis Delayed By Depression Diagnosis At Younger Age

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Depressed patients with diagnoses that ultimately converted to bipolar disorder had been diagnosed with depression earlier.

No Long-term Antidepressant Adherence Benefit Seen With Simultaneous Benzodiazepine Use

No Long-term Antidepressant Adherence Benefit Seen With Simultaneous Benzodiazepine Use

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Starting benzodiazepines simultaneously with antidepressants does not seem to influence antidepressant adherence.

Depression with ECT Therapy Does Not Benefit From Ketamine

Depression with ECT Therapy Does Not Benefit From Ketamine

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Ketamine does not appear to offer any benefits to patients who receive electroconvulsive therapy.

Anxiety, Depression as Shared Experience in Couples

Anxiety, Depression as Shared Experience in Couples

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Couples are at high risk for affective concordance, particularly with depression and anxiety.

Anxiety, Depression Not Related to Pain Extent of Tension-Type Headache

Anxiety, Depression Not Related to Pain Extent of Tension-Type Headache

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Enlarged self-perceived areas of pain may be perceived as poorer health status by patients, making the emotional burden worse.

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