Early-life stress caused by adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) has been linked to alterations in HPA axis activity that persist into adulthood, which may play a role in mental health disorders, including depression.
Depression, anxiety, and reduced quality of life are seen more frequently in patients with atopic eczema—and these associations imply that it may be more than just a skin disease.
Kratom is used for symptoms of pain, anxiety, depression, and opioid withdrawal, and serious adverse events are uncommon.
Women with insomnia were more likely to report prior or current depression than women without insomnia in the study.
Although emerging adults reported a higher prevalence of intravenous drug use and more severe employment, legal, and psychiatric problems at intake, they achieved dramatic improvements in response to interim buprenorphine treatment.
Depression and anxiety are common in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Researchers suggested the Act-Belong-Commit mental health promotion campaign as a possible intervention given its focus on staying physically and mentally active and maintaining social connections.
Mediation analyses identified food addiction and psychological distress as significant mediators of the association between weight-related self-stigma and binge eating.
Psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy may promote long-term benefits in terms of reductions in anxiety, depression, and hopelessness among patients with cancer-related psychiatric distress.
There have been substantial increases in the rates of depressive symptoms, probable depression, and suspected post-traumatic stress disorder among civilians in Hong Kong following the start of widespread protests.