Studies conducted in animals and adults have indicated that sodium valproate may have neuroprotective and neurotrophic effects, but the effects of sodium valproate on brain structure in pediatric bipolar disorder are not known.
Research has suggested a number of possible relationships with lipophilic statins, including a protective phenomenon against depression and higher risk for dementia, although these associations remain controversial.Research has suggested a number of possible relationships with lipophilic statins, including a protective phenomenon against depression and higher risk for dementia, although these associations remain controversial.
On the basis of these findings, researchers recommended that "[f]atigue should be evaluated whenever there is clinical suspicion of overlap syndrome."
Children in the waiting list group exhibited significantly worse impairments on the Preschool Feelings Checklist at the study's end, but children who completed the therapy showed improvements in emotion regulation and guilt processing.
The findings of this study contribute to the understanding of the neurodevelopmental cognitive vulnerability in middle childhood for the children of people with either schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.
These results demonstrate the importance of midlife fitness to prevent depression and subsequent CVD mortality in older age.
This research provides further support to compelling data linking inflammation and depression.
This study supports the effects of close clinical observation and the use of combined treatment interventions including repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for achieving remission in veterans with treatment-resistant depression.
Investigators note that depression should be evaluated and treated in patients with multiple sclerosis and may hinder balance rehabilitation.
These results suggest that executive function impairments may be similar in patients with unipolar and bipolar depression.
Patients with these cardiovascular diseases would benefit from early psychiatric help.
People with migraines and comorbid mood disorders often need treatments that address both conditions, as well as management of sleep, stress, and lifestyle issues.
These data may be useful to clinicians in gaining insight on the potential risks of cannabis use among their patients with anxiety or mood disorders.
Technology-Enhanced Intervention in the ED Appears Promising for Reducing Underage Drinking, ConsequencesJune 28, 2018
This intervention provides flexibility in the clinical setting, allowing for therapist delivery when staff is available and computer delivery when staff resources are not available.
These data demonstrate the efficacy and safety of AOM 400 in long-term maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder and support its broader use in the medical field.
Clinicians may find these data useful in treating patients with major depressive disorder and an inadequate response to antidepressant treatment alone.
It may be important to increase awareness of avoiding negative social media encounters to reduce the risk for depressive symptoms.
The researchers believe this study is the first to detect a statistically significant, unexpected inverse association between efavirenz use and depression.
These findings are in line with previous research, which suggested that abuse and neglect in childhood have different effects on the brain.
The age association remained significant after additional adjustments for clinical and social factors such as loneliness and pain. As such, age-specific factors cannot alone explain the poorer MDD course associated with older age.
Investigators sought to determine the frequency of major depressive disorder in patients in epilepsy clinics.
This association suggests that it may be beneficial for practitioners to have increased awareness of depression as a possible adverse effect of medications.
As antipsychotic medications are vital to the effective management of severe psychiatric disorders, investigators sought to examine reasons for medication nonadherence in patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorders, and other psychotic disorders.
Carefully assessing cognitive performance using a screening test to detect visuospatial/executive, attention, and memory dysfunction in patients with migraine.
An estimated 37.2% of people in the United States use medications that have an adverse effect of depression.
Abnormal Frontal Gyrus, Limbic Activity Observed During Attentional Activity in Pediatric Bipolar DisorderJune 14, 2018
These results may be helpful in elucidating the specific brain mechanisms of bipolar disorder during cognitive development.
Preliminary generalizations point toward the potential therapeutic efficacy of targeting loneliness and social support for patients.
The notion that abortion harms women's mental health may be misinformed and should be re-examined according to scientific data such as these.
These data may lead to a more nuanced understanding of bipolar disorder and to a better definition of the effectiveness of interventions directed at treating both personality disorders and bipolar disorder.
This study was prompted by an ongoing shortage of injectable caffeine sodium benzoate in the United States from 2011 to 2017.
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