A comparison of common assessment tools in a cohort of patients with treatment-resistant depression found acceptably high levels of agreement between patient and clinician ratings of baseline severity.
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Researchers suggested the Act-Belong-Commit mental health promotion campaign as a possible intervention given its focus on staying physically and mentally active and maintaining social connections.
The study found no consistent evidence of significant associations between mortality and depression severity; use of antidepressants or antipsychotics other than mirtazapine; or depressive symptoms such as helplessness, hopelessness, anhedonia, poor motivation, and agitation.
Previous studies have shown that acute fluoxetine treatment enhances serotonin within the pineal gland, possibly leading to an increase in the synthesis of melatonin, which is metabolized to aMT6s at night.
Investigators found data that showed older men reported more depressive symptoms that were associated with high waist-to-hip ratios.
The study authors noted that the pattern of poor mental health trajectories in older adults is mirrored in younger adults, ages 35 to 59 years, suggesting that these trends may be related to declining economic opportunity in the late 2000s.
Researchers examined the relationship between dark triad personality traits and chronotype disposition, including the mediating role of depression.
Investigators found that comorbid childbirth-related PTSD is often overlooked in postpartum depression screening.
Researchers suggest that adjunctive sleep interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy might benefit adolescents with comorbid major depressive disorder and treatment-resistant sleep problems.
Can experiential avoidance predict major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder symptomatology in older adolescents? Researchers found out through this longitudinal study.
According to the investigators, nearly 25% of patients with CKD have MDD, and both conditions are independent risk factors for cardiovascular events.
Researchers explored the differences between bipolar and major depressive disorders, regardless of whether or not a history of manic or hypomanic episodes is established.
Maternal prenatal vitamin intake during the first month of pregnancy may reduce the risk for autism spectrum disorder recurrence in siblings of children with ASD.
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