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Social Anxiety Mediates Depression Vulnerability in Individuals With Attachment Insecurity

According to a study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, social anxiety plays a significant role in mediating the relationship between attachment avoidance and depression severity, and improvements in anxiety and attachment insecurities can predict lower levels of depression. The investigators of this longitudinal study sought to examine the mediating role of social anxiety disorder…

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Ketamine Changes Course of Major Depressive Disorder Treatment

Currently, there is an unmet need for the development of rapid-acting antidepressants aimed at treatment-resistant patients with either major depressive disorder (MDD) or bipolar disorder. A review of existing treatment options, as well as future possibilities, was published in Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences.1 Approximately 320 million people worldwide are affected by MDD, with a noted…

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