Single-question self-assessment is not a sufficient marker of identifying depression in people with IBD.
Treatment with biologic agents in psoriasis may reduce risk for depressive symptoms.
Cognitive behavioral therapy combined with antidepressant medication modestly improves psychosocial outcomes.
In patients with comorbid depression and TBI, multi-Watt transcranial near-infrared light therapy is effective.
Early adherence is an especially problematic, significant and modifiable barrier to quality care for depression.
Atopic dermatitis is associated with depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation.
Patients matched to their preferred treatment were more likely to complete the trial but not more likely to achieve depression remission.
Hundreds of active pilots manage depressive symptoms without the possibility of treatment due to fear of negative career impact.
The strongest predictor of depression in patients with chronic stable angina was an episode of depression within the past 10 years.
Depression symptoms at baseline correlated with increased mortality among participants with early- but not late-stage disease.
Until now, the majority of postmortem research that has examined functionally related gene sets has been limited to a single disorder or region of the brain.
Approximately 80% of depressive episodes have their onset during the first six months following traumatic brain injury.
Pupillary reactivity to emotional stimuli has been investigated to provide objective information about the risk for recurrence of depressive symptoms in women.
Lower diversity of microbial populations in the human gut has been identified in individuals with major depressive disorder.
Dr. Roger McIntyre suggests that the clinical relevance of cognitive dysfunction for any individual patient can only be adjudicated on a case-by-case basis.
Researchers investigated the lasting effects of whole body hyperthermia (WBH) in the first randomized, double-blind, [placebo]-controlled study of WBH for the treatment of MDD.
Dysfunction across several cognitive domains is often concomitant with depression.
"Detecting depression in the emergency department is of utmost importance," Dr. Brickman and colleagues wrote in their publication.
The registry contains more than 10,000 EEGs and 38,000 pharmacological outcomes, and is accessible to clinicians worldwide.
Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor and its Precursor proBDNF as Diagnostic Biomarkers for Mood DisordersSeptember 12, 2016
mBDNF/proBDNF ratio could potentially serve as a novel biomarker for mood disorders.
It is hypothesized that multiple single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) work together to influence risk of complex neuropsychiatric disorders such as depression.
Genetic variation can increase the predisposition to major depressive disorder.
Atrophy of numerous structures within the central nervous system has been observed in persons suffering from depression.
Dementia risk was particularly elevated in patients with depression who had higher scores on cognitive tests at baseline.
The First Baby Study at Penn State College of Medicine includes more than 3 000 women in Pennsylvania having their first baby.
Individuals diagnosed with melancholic major depressive disorder presented with more severe symptoms of depression compared with persons with non-melancholic depression.
Sustained anterior cingulate cortex activation during rewarding events predicted better treatment response to Behavioral Activation Treatment for Depression.
Risk highest among patients with psych symptoms pre-ICU/psych distress symptoms while in ICU
Psychosocial and Demographic Predictors of Depression Among Individuals With Bipolar Disorder and SchizophreniaAugust 15, 2016
Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are characterized by significant genetic overlap, as well as significant clinical presentation overlap.
Grandchildren with both a depressed parent and depressed grandparent were at highest risk for MDD.
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