Adolescents infected with HIV have a greater risk for psychiatric hospitalizations compared with those not infected with HIV.
This research promotes the use of more rigorous screening efforts for mental illness among single mothers.
Employment status displayed a lagged effect on depression, with retirement preceding higher levels of depression 2 years after initial retirement status report.
Approximately 15% of incarcerated people have serious mental illness, although that number can vary depending on the type of illness.
Higher depressive symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis was associated with lower employment and processing speed.
Greater cognitive reserve may protect against depression in patients with multiple sclerosis.
Light treatments successfully corrected abnormal timing of melatonin circadian rhythms in perimenopausal women with depression and improved mood and sleep within 2 weeks.
The authors noted a potential for a complex and dynamic relationship between depression and functional outcomes in multiple sclerosis , with greater dysfunction possibly increasing levels of depression.
Pain conditions may largely be underrecognized contributors to the overdose epidemic.
Researchers conducted a double-blind crossover study in adults with treatment-resistant depression to determine the involvement of the opioid system in ketamine's antidepressant effects.
Researchers working with a population of veterans found that the healthcare utilization costs of telehealth services were significantly cheaper compared with in-person visits, with only a relatively small difference in quality of life.
These findings suggest an increased risk for postpartum depressive symptoms in mothers with gestational diabetes, independent of depressive symptomatology during pregnancy.
This research suggests that combination therapy not only produces greater proportional response in depression symptoms but that it is also effective in a broader range of individuals.
Use of serotonin reuptake inhibitors for maternal depression may increase the risk for low birth weight in children.
Results showed a significant change in depression severity with a mean MADRS reduction of 18.45 and a response rate of 86.7%.
Researchers found 3 distinct subgroups of patients in relation to suicidal ideation and effects of ketamine, with one group's suicidal ideation completely eliminated and the other group's improvement independent of depressed mood.
Chronic neuropathic pain has a large impact on quality of life and often causes or increases depressive symptoms for both men and women.
Drug comparisons for mood disorders such as bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, treatment resistant depression, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and others.
These adolescents may have delayed white matter maturation or early alterations in tracts connecting the anterior corpus callosum to the anterior cingulate cortex, which may carry a high risk for transition to depression.
These data support the clinical use of combinatorial pharmacogenetics for patients with major depressive disorder.
The high-risk class was associated with risk factors such as complications after birth, elevated depressive symptoms during pregnancy, and previous mental illness.
The first-ever guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of perimenopausal depression have been published.
The NDA includes five Phase 3 studies in patients with treatment-resistant depression: 3 short-term studies, 1 withdrawal maintenance of effect study, and 1 long-term safety study.
Researchers are conducting a trial to determine whether 25 or 50 psychotherapy sessions in a year will be more effective at reducing symptoms of depression in patients with personality disorders.
This study suggests that parental spirituality may affect offspring mental health, particularly regarding suicidal behaviors.
These data suggest that lurasidone is effective in treating major depressive disorder with manic features without introducing sexual dysfunction.
The trial will be a Phase 2b dose-ranging study (N=216) with patients from 12-15 research centers across Europe and North America.
The authors argue that identifying and treating sleep disorders during early stages may have a positive impact on outcomes in psychiatric patients.
Despite the associated risk for death and cognitive decline, "off-label" prescribing of antipsychotics in patients with dementia has increased.
These data indicate that cortisol levels may contribute to the cognitive decline observed in elderly adults with late-life depression.
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