These findings suggest a strong association between greater depressive symptoms and markers of brain aging as well as impaired episodic memory.
A substantial proportion of these individuals diagnosed with HIV, psychiatric disorders, and substance use disorders are out of care and urgently require intervention.
Widespread use of antidepressants may be contributing to long-term increased risk for weight gain.
When assessing risk for postpartum episodes, clinicians should inquire about family history of psychiatric disorders broadly and not limit discussion to postpartum psychiatric disorders or psychiatric disorders in female relatives.
Sedentary behavior is closely linked to a more articulated pattern of psychological variables, largely influenced by sex-related differences in the individual psychological characteristics.
Baseline depressive symptoms were associated with pain and disability in adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Gender may not influence vulnerability for developing new-onset depression during interferon-alpha therapy.
A placebo-controlled study could further clarify these results and possibly strengthen the case for antidepressant treatment for depression in vascular cognitive impairment.
Despite the widespread use of antidepressants for treating insomnia, the evidence for their effectiveness remains limited.
Diagnoses of major depression have increased since 2013, particularly among adolescents and millennials.
This study had a sample size large enough to assess the effect of circadian disruption on mental health disorders, and was the first to objectively measure patterns of rest and activity (using accelerometers).
Mental health problems are 1 of the most important reasons for failing to engage in long-term control of HIV.
Multimarker inflammatory biosignatures are expected to facilitate diagnosis and predict treatment outcomes for various central nervous system disorders, particularly Alzheimer disease and major depressive disorder.
Investigators assessed whether depressive symptoms during and after pregnancy were associated with neurodevelopmental disadvantages in children.
Clinicians should take depression into careful consideration when treating patients with Alzheimer dementia, as the two conditions combined may predispose patients to cardiovascular disease more than either condition alone.
The average MADRS-10 scores decreased from baseline, and this decrease was maintained at the end of the study.
Lundbeck announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental New Drug Application for Trintellix.
These findings suggest an urgent need for improved measures of social and clinical support in transgender and/or gender-nonconforming youth.
Findings highlight the clinical importance of enhanced treatment protocols designed to reduce the duration and frequency of depressive episodes in women living with HIV.
Although there were no indications of esketamine dependence, misuse, diversion, or withdrawal symptoms in this trial, this is a possible concern, and the authors call for further evidence from clinical trials to evaluate the drug's potential for abuse.
For individuals with major depression and bipolar disorder, grip strength is positively associated with cognition.
Results in the 202B and 202C trials showed that brexanolone achieved the primary endpoint of mean reduction from baseline in the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression.
Communities that favor consanguineous marriage should receive sensitive advice on the risks involved to aid in reproductive decision making.
Patients with MS and comorbid psychiatric conditions have increased severity of subsequent neurological disability.
Collaborative care intervention does not improve health in chronic heart failure, but alleviates depression and fatigueApril 19, 2018
Collaborative Care to Alleviate Symptoms and Adjust to Illness (CASA), a collaborative care intervention combining symptom and psychosocial care, did not improve heart failure-specific health status in chronic heart disease compared with usual care. When compared with usual care, CASA did improve secondary outcomes of depression and fatigue.
These data indicate a potential association between prenatal SSRI exposure and the development of the fetal amygdala-insula circuit, possibly via anomalous serotonin signaling.
The prevalence of depression and anxiety are increased among survivors of colorectal cancer.
Mothers struggling with depression may benefit from additional breastfeeding education and support.
Recognizing the increased risk for mood disorders in children with ASD and ADHD may be useful for clinicians and parents in developing proper screening and treatment strategies.
Major depressive disorder with psychotic features had comparative long-term outcomes with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and bipolar disorder.
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