Higher levels of physical activity linked to reduced odds of depression, even with highest polygenic risk.
Greater severity of depressive symptoms was significantly associated with increased severity of positive (P =.002) and negative (P =.003) schizophrenia symptoms.
According to the authors, this study distinguishes itself from others given its focus on cumulative exposure to cortisol rather than acute circulating levels.
Increased CBT efficacy was associated with younger age, greater initial severity of depression, individual administration format, and no concomitant use of antidepressants.
The authors examined 3 hypotheses: internalized stigma would be a stronger predictor of barriers to seeking mental health care than perceived stigma, alienation would be a stronger predictor of barriers than other components, and depression severity would modify the relationship of depression stigma and barriers to care.
A Finnish study published in BMJ found key differences in the conceptions of psychiatric diseases among the general public, physicians, nurses, and legislators.
For both patients with ulcerative colitis and those with Crohn disease, psychiatric diagnoses were more common in those who were elderly (greater than 65 years old), women, and white, and those with psychiatric conditions more frequently had a history of alcohol abuse, tobacco and substance abuse, personality disorder, and corticosteroid use.
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Although 11.0% of individuals taking antidepressants developed dementia, only 2.6% of the unexposed sample went on to be diagnosed with dementia.
Depression is linked to increased clinical burden in patients with COPD.