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Significant Rates of Major Depressive Disorder Found in Dementia

Significant Rates of Major Depressive Disorder Found in Dementia

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Patients with dementia had an increased prevalence of major depressive disorder.

Notifications by PDMPs May Not Effectively Reduce Opioid Misuse

Notifications by PDMPs May Not Effectively Reduce Opioid Misuse

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Unsolicited notices to prescribers as part of prescription drug monitoring programs may not effectively reduce opioid use, as patients may seek other prescribers.

Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids May Reduce Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults

Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids May Reduce Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults

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Investigators examined the effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in older adults with depressive symptoms.

Unexpected Effect of Substance Use Disorders on Recovery From Bipolar Depression

Unexpected Effect of Substance Use Disorders on Recovery From Bipolar Depression

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Contrary to the investigators' hypotheses, it was found that current co-occurring substance use disorders could significantly predict the likelihood of recovery from an episode of bipolar depression, as well as the time to recovery.

Link Found Between Eye Movement and Work Hours in Schizophrenia

Link Found Between Eye Movement and Work Hours in Schizophrenia

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Investigators examined the association between eye movement, which is a neuropsychological measure impaired in schizophrenia, and work hours.

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