Depressive Disorder

Monetary Incentives Improve Cessation in Mentally Ill Smokers

Monetary Incentives Improve Cessation in Mentally Ill Smokers

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Abstinence-contingent incentives improved smoking cessation outcomes among economically disadvantaged smokers with mental illness.

Understanding the Mechanisms Beneath Poststroke Depression

Understanding the Mechanisms Beneath Poststroke Depression

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The connection between PSD and mortality appears to result from increased cardiovascular mortality.

Residual Anxiety Predicts Depression Relapse in Bipolar II Depression

Residual Anxiety Predicts Depression Relapse in Bipolar II Depression

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Venlafaxine was superior to lithium in reducing symptoms of both bipolar II depression and anxiety.

Depression Treatments For Young Patients Have Distinct Trajectories

Depression Treatments For Young Patients Have Distinct Trajectories

There are distinct treatment trajectories which have different health outcomes for depressed youth.

Higher Risk of Suicide Attempts in Disadvantaged Younger Adults

Higher Risk of Suicide Attempts in Disadvantaged Younger Adults

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Suicide attempts are more likely to occur in younger, socioeconomically disadvantaged adults.

Nutritional Psychiatry: Emerging Evidence and Expert Interview

Nutritional Psychiatry: Emerging Evidence and Expert Interview

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The growing field of nutritional psychiatry explores the role of diet in mental health.

Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Be Effective in Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Be Effective in Mood and Anxiety Disorders

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Computerized cognitive behavioral therapy has been found to be effective at treating patients with depression and anxiety in the primary care setting.

Tools for Effective Psychiatric Treatment for Pediatric Patients With Hearing Loss

Tools for Effective Psychiatric Treatment for Pediatric Patients With Hearing Loss

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Children and adolescents with hearing loss may be more prone to developing depression, aggression, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, and psychopathy than their normally hearing peers.

Posttreatment Brain Effects of Psilocybin in Patients With Treatment-Resistant Depression

Posttreatment Brain Effects of Psilocybin in Patients With Treatment-Resistant Depression

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Researchers documented changes in brain blood flow and connectivity following the use of psilocybin in patients with treatment-resistant depression.

Brexanolone Trials Show Positive Results in Reducing Symptoms of Postpartum Depression

Brexanolone Trials Show Positive Results in Reducing Symptoms of Postpartum Depression

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Brexanolone showed top-line results in patients with moderate and severe postpartum depression.

Genetic Link Between Obesity Traits, Depression With Atypical Features

Genetic Link Between Obesity Traits, Depression With Atypical Features

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Major depressive disorder with atypical features was shown to share genetic factors with obesity-related traits.

Effectiveness of Sertraline in Depressed Patients With Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease

Effectiveness of Sertraline in Depressed Patients With Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease

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Sertraline did not significantly improve depressive symptoms in patients with non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease.

FDA Approves Schizophrenia Medication With Digital Ingestion Sensor

FDA Approves Schizophrenia Medication With Digital Ingestion Sensor

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The ability to track ingestion of medications prescribed for mental illness may be useful for some patients.

Gender Differences for New-Onset Depression Following Long-Term Opioid Use

Gender Differences for New-Onset Depression Following Long-Term Opioid Use

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In Veterans Health Association patients, new-onset depression was more common among women than men using long-term opioids.

Genetic Factors Associated With Depression, Alcohol Dependence

Genetic Factors Associated With Depression, Alcohol Dependence

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A newly identified genetic risk variant links comorbid alcohol dependence and depression in African American men.

Depressive Symptoms in Men Linked to Vegetarian Diet Adherence

Depressive Symptoms in Men Linked to Vegetarian Diet Adherence

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Men who eat a vegetarian diet have a higher risk of depressive symptoms.

Dermatologic Disorders Increase Risk for Depression, Suicidal Behavior

Dermatologic Disorders Increase Risk for Depression, Suicidal Behavior

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Dermatologic diseases such as acne, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis frequently have psychiatric comorbidities such as depression or suicidal ideation.

Training Physicians Experience Increased Rate of Depressive Symptoms

Training Physicians Experience Increased Rate of Depressive Symptoms

For training physicians, depressive symptoms increase in the first year.

Lurasidone Reduces Depression in Children With Bipolar Disorder

Lurasidone Reduces Depression in Children With Bipolar Disorder

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Researchers evaluated the safety and efficacy of lurasidone in children and adolescents with bipolar depression.

Relapse Risk After Discontinuation of Antidepressants for Anxiety

Relapse Risk After Discontinuation of Antidepressants for Anxiety

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There are indications that for some patients, drug treatment is less effective when reinstated after relapse.

Psychedelic Mushrooms May Benefit Patients With Depression Unresponsive to Treatment

Psychedelic Mushrooms May Benefit Patients With Depression Unresponsive to Treatment

Nineteen of 20 patients who received psilocybin showed an improvement in their symptoms for up to 5 weeks after treatment.

Neuroinflammation Associated With Anxiety, Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

Neuroinflammation Associated With Anxiety, Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

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In patients with multiple sclerosis, neuroinflammation is linked to anxiety and depression.

Near-Infrared Phototherapy Brings Remission for Depressed Patients

Near-Infrared Phototherapy Brings Remission for Depressed Patients

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In patients with comorbid depression and TBI, multi-Watt transcranial near-infrared light therapy is effective.

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.

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