Investigators examined the efficacy of sertraline and interpersonal psychotherapy vs pill placebo over 12 weeks in woman with postpartum depression.
For adolescent girls, depression, but not anxiety, predicts future alcohol use.
The use of ezogabine, a KCNQ channel opener, may improve depression and anhedonic symptoms in patients with major depressive disorder.
Findings based on large study assessing genetic causal link, even without metabolic effects
Mindfulness meditation training may reduce negative affect variability in middle-age and older adults.
High blood sugar levels may put patients with bipolar disorder at risk of not responding to lithium and other mood stabilizer treatments.
Investigators examined whether high serum uric acid is a risk biomarker for conversion of major depressive disorder to bipolar disorder.
A self-report screening tool designed to identify impaired psychosocial functioning and behavioral responses in parents of children with chronic pain was found to be useful clinically.
Inflammation Associated With Gray Matter, Hippocampal Volume Reduction in Older Adults With Bipolar DisorderNovember 07, 2018
Inflammation appears to be associated with reductions in hippocampal and gray matter volumes in older patients with bipolar I disorder.
If approved, Zulresso would be the first drug approve for the treatment of postpartum depression.
Exposure to carbamazepine was associated with the highest risk for stroke, particularly ischemic stroke.
Patients at high risk for postpartum depression may need denser analgesia control after delivery.
Customized adherence enhancement may be most effective if implemented in individuals early in the course of bipolar disorder.
In the meeting documents, the panel presented a scenario which illustrated their concerns regarding potentially complex drug interactions that may occur in the population for which the drug is intended.
The meta-analysis consisted of a review of 53 articles covering 57 distinct biomarkers.
Researchers set out to examine how bipolar disorder affects cognitive performance across a variety of clinical parameters.
High-Activity Temperaments Appear to Be Protective of Major Mood Episodes in Offspring at High Genetic RiskNovember 01, 2018
After a major depressive episode, sociability, activity, and self-esteem measures decreased, while emotionality and shyness scores increased.
Younger individuals may be more at risk for death by suicide, and in older patients, elevated levels of metabolic syndrome may lead to higher rates of death from heart disease.
Psilocybin, the active ingredient in "magic mushrooms", has been granted Breakthrough Therapy designation by the FDA for treatment-resistant depression.
Takeda announced that the FDA has approved a labeling update for Trintellix to include new head-to-head clinical data comparing it to Lexapro for improving treatment-emergent sexual dysfunction.
Data from the CDC show that the prevalence of anxiety and depression is higher among adults with arthritis compared with the general population.
For manic episodes, admissions for men peaked in June, and in September for women.
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.
Reduced head circumference in the offspring of women with untreated bipolar disorder appeared to be related to sociodemographic characteristics.
All patients with bipolar disorder had more circadian rhythm and sleep disturbances than healthy control patients.
Employment status displayed a lagged effect on depression, with retirement preceding higher levels of depression 2 years after initial retirement status report.
Educators' mental health and well-being is associated with their students' mental well-being or feelings of distress.
The most robust predictive risk factor for BD is a confirmed history of the illness in a first-degree relative, which is associated with an 8-fold to 10-fold lifetime risk for BD and a 2-fold to 3-fold lifetime risk for depressive disorder vs the general population.
These results suggest that the nitrates in cured meat are driving the association between cured meat consumption and mania.
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