Depressive Disorder

Bipolar Disorder: QoL Affected by Depression, Irritiability

Bipolar Disorder: QoL Affected by Depression, Irritiability

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Patients with bipolar disorder saw their quality of life affected by depression, irritability, and other psychiatric conditions.

Depression, Anxiety Found in Patients With Photophobia

Depression, Anxiety Found in Patients With Photophobia

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Depression might contributes to interictal photophobia in patients with migraine.

Seasonal Affective Disorder: An Overview

Seasonal Affective Disorder: An Overview

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Seasonal Affective Disorder is frequently believed to be a mild condition and is often overlooked by clinicians.

Lower Serum Levels of Antidepressants Found in Cigarette Smokers

Lower Serum Levels of Antidepressants Found in Cigarette Smokers

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Smoking is approximately twice as common in people with major depressive disorder.

Higher Incidence of Depression in Type 2 Diabetes With Late Circadian Preference

Higher Incidence of Depression in Type 2 Diabetes With Late Circadian Preference

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Depressive symptoms number higher in people with type 2 diabetes who prefer late evening activity.

Depression, Self-Harm Risk May Increase With BPH Medication

Depression, Self-Harm Risk May Increase With BPH Medication

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Adult males who used 5 alpha-reductase inhibitors exhibited an increased risk of self-harm did increase.

Depression May Increase Epilepsy Risk

Depression May Increase Epilepsy Risk

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Depression mediates the effects of sex and socioeconomic deprivation on the risk of developing epilepsy.

Depression Caused by Baldness Medication

Depression Caused by Baldness Medication

A male pattern baldness medication can cause older men to become depressed and to harm themselves.

Off-Label Antidepressant Use Not Supported By Strong Evidence

Off-Label Antidepressant Use Not Supported By Strong Evidence

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Prescribing antidepressants for off-label indications in primary care is often not supported by strong evidence for the respective indication.

Depressive Symptoms Linked to Minor Adverse Cardiovascular Events

Depressive Symptoms Linked to Minor Adverse Cardiovascular Events

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Depressive symptoms are associated with increased incidence of adverse cardiovascular events.

Bright Light Therapy for Nonseasonal Depression: An Emerging Intervention

Bright Light Therapy for Nonseasonal Depression: An Emerging Intervention

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Bright light therapy is an accepted treatment for seasonal affective disorder.

Mental Health Deficiencies Stem From Early Childhood Neglect

Mental Health Deficiencies Stem From Early Childhood Neglect

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A study of Romanian adoptees demonstrates that early childhood mistreatment can have a lasting psychological effect into adulthood.

Dementia, Depression Common Following ICH

Dementia, Depression Common Following ICH

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Among ICH survivors, 63% developed both depression and dementia during a 5-year follow-up study.

Antidepressant Death Found Most Often With Amitriptyline

Antidepressant Death Found Most Often With Amitriptyline

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Clinicians need to be aware of the potential risks when they prescribe antidepressants and other drugs used in the treatment of depression.

Depressive Symptoms Reduced in Older Adults

Depressive Symptoms Reduced in Older Adults

For older adults with subthreshold depression, collaborative care is associated with a reduction in depressive symptoms compared with usual care.

Poststroke Depression Risk in Women

Poststroke Depression Risk in Women

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Moderate optimism may be protective against the risk of new-onset depression in women who have a stroke.

Partner Practice After Meditation Alleviates Loneliness

Partner Practice After Meditation Alleviates Loneliness

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Clinicians should be mindful of interventions bolstering connectedness.

Treating Pain in Depression May Improve Cognitive, Functional Outcomes

Treating Pain in Depression May Improve Cognitive, Functional Outcomes

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Patients with pain and depression are more likely to have cognitive impairment.

Preschoolers With Depression Show Reduced Response to Rewards

Preschoolers With Depression Show Reduced Response to Rewards

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Altered reward sensitivity may be an indicator of depression in preschool-aged children.

Anxiety, Hopelessness With Huntington's Risk Most Predictive of Suicidal Ideation

Anxiety, Hopelessness With Huntington's Risk Most Predictive of Suicidal Ideation

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Behavioral symptoms strongly linked to suicidal ideation included depression, irritability, aggression, and impulsivity.

Depression, Poor Sleep Affects Hemodialysis Patients

Depression, Poor Sleep Affects Hemodialysis Patients

Those with depression had significantly more disturbed sleep quality, more daytime sleepiness, and had more problems sleeping due to restless leg syndrome.

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.

Switching Antidepressants During Nonresponse May Be Ineffective

Switching Antidepressants During Nonresponse May Be Ineffective

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There is no conclusive benefit to switching to a new antidepressant during nonresponse.

Depressive Symptoms in AMD, Diabetic Retinopathy Reduced

Depressive Symptoms in AMD, Diabetic Retinopathy Reduced

Self-care tools can reduce depressive symptoms in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or diabetic retinopathy (DR).

16% of US Adults Report Psychiatric Drug Use

16% of US Adults Report Psychiatric Drug Use

1 in 6 US adults take a psychiatric medication to treat conditions such as depression, anxiety, and insomnia.

Clinical Antecedents of New Adolescent-Onset MDD Identified

Clinical Antecedents of New Adolescent-Onset MDD Identified

A new study identifies developmental pathways that lead to first-episode adolescent-onset MDD among offspring of depressed parents.

Medical Students at High Risk for Depression, Suicidal Ideation

Medical Students at High Risk for Depression, Suicidal Ideation

High levels of stress and responsibility lead to greater prevalence of depression and suicidal ideation in medical students.

Social Support a Significant Factor in Developing Anxiety, Depression in Epilepsy

Social Support a Significant Factor in Developing Anxiety, Depression in Epilepsy

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The number of AEDs and seizure frequency also influenced depression in people with epilepsy.

Electroconvulsive Therapy Continues to Be Vital Treatment for Depression in Elderly

Electroconvulsive Therapy Continues to Be Vital Treatment for Depression in Elderly

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Research findings support continuation of ECT plus medication in a depressed elderly population.

Psilocybin May Provide Swift Relief From Depression, Anxiety in Cancer Patients

Psilocybin May Provide Swift Relief From Depression, Anxiety in Cancer Patients

Researchers found that the hallucinogenic drug relieves depression and anxiety quickly, and that the effect can last for months.

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