Depressive Disorder

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.

Depression Treatment Preference May Not Affect Outcomes

Depression Treatment Preference May Not Affect Outcomes

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Patients matched to their preferred treatment were more likely to complete the trial but not more likely to achieve depression remission.

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.

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