Based on improved symptoms measured by the 6-item Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, SSRIs appear to be as effective in patients with nonsevere depression as in patients with severe depression.
Depression in adolescence, a rising concern, might be influenced by television and social media exposure.
Riluzole was overall well tolerated and associated with nonsignificant but positive effects in multiple psychiatric disorders, including depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Based on their findings, the authors concluded that further research is needed to better understand the long term effects of CAM therapy for depression.
Results from the first 2 phases of the MARIGOLD pilot study showed high acceptance of the online self-guided depression intervention.
Investigators sought to identify components of cognitive decline associated with anxiety and depression in patients with MS.
Older adults reporting passive suicidal ideation may not be depressed, but may be experiencing worse health and functioning.
Despite a high prevalence of depressive symptoms, black and Hispanic patients with type 2 diabetes are significantly less likely to receive antidepressants compared with white patients.
Primary care doctors can detect and treat most cases of depression.
Riluzole may be linked with a maintained response to acute treatment and improved response posttreatment in patients who had not responded immediately to acute-phase treatment.