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Comorbid Mood Disorders and Neuropathic Pain: Exploring the Connections

Comorbid Mood Disorders and Neuropathic Pain: Exploring the Connections

Neuropathic pain has been linked with negative outcomes including psychological distress.

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Adolescent Anxiety, Depression Risks Not Directly Associated With Perinatal HIV Status

Adolescent Anxiety, Depression Risks Not Directly Associated With Perinatal HIV Status

Investigators assessed the prevalence and risk factors associated with symptoms of anxiety and depression in adolescents with HIV and those without infection but affected by HIV.

Psychiatric Risk for Female Offspring of World War II Finnish Evacuees

Psychiatric Risk for Female Offspring of World War II Finnish Evacuees

Female offspring of women who participated in the Finnish evacuation during World War II were shown to be at increased risk of psychiatric hospitalization.

Increased Depression Severity Following Childhood Exposure to Adversity, Risk

Increased Depression Severity Following Childhood Exposure to Adversity, Risk

Increased depression severity among children with early childhood adverse experiences were shown to be correlated with poor emotional awareness.

Depression, Anxiety May Affect Bone Metabolism in Young Adults

Depression, Anxiety May Affect Bone Metabolism in Young Adults

In young adults, MDD, GAD, and SSRI use is associated with bone metabolism.

Most Opioids Prescribed for Patients With Mental Health Disorders

Most Opioids Prescribed for Patients With Mental Health Disorders

Of the estimated 38.6 million patients who have a mental health disorder, 7.2 million of them use prescription opioids

Study Elucidates Role of DIXDC1 Gene in Psychiatric Pathogenesis

Study Elucidates Role of DIXDC1 Gene in Psychiatric Pathogenesis

Dixdc1 knockout mice demonstrated behaviors suggestive of depression, anxiety, and impaired social behavior.

Sertraline Prevents Depression Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Sertraline Prevents Depression Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Approximately 80% of depressive episodes have their onset during the first six months following traumatic brain injury.

Do Chronic Pain and RA Incite The Same Degree of Psychological Distress?

Do Chronic Pain and RA Incite The Same Degree of Psychological Distress?

Researchers assessed pain, depression, anxiety, and stress in patients with chronic pain and rheumatoid arthritis.

Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor and its Precursor proBDNF as Diagnostic Biomarkers for Mood Disorders

Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor and its Precursor proBDNF as Diagnostic Biomarkers for Mood Disorders

mBDNF/proBDNF ratio could potentially serve as a novel biomarker for mood disorders.

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