Older adults with depression are less likely to adhere to COPD maintenance medications regimens.
While many suicide prevention techniques are effective, others have not been proven to be beneficial.
Patients presenting with depression should be evaluated for sleep disorders.
For children and teens diagnosed with depression, the benefits of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants may not outweigh the risks.
Antidepressant use for anxiety, panic, and ADHD has increased.
Teenagers assigned to receive CBT treatment recovered 8 weeks faster than those receiving only standard care.
A large study found that use of SSRI medications to treat depression does not increase the risk of cardiovascular events in patients 20 to 64 years of age.
Women considered obese were more likely to have depression than women of a normal weight.
Researchers saw improvement in 80% of patients treated with ketamine infusion therapy.
The USPSTF has updated its 2009 depression screening guidelines, now recommending that all adults be screened for depression.
Nearly 30% of medical residents and interns reported suffering from depression or depressive symptoms.
The offspring of women who took antidepressants during pregnancy had an 87% increased risk of developing autism.
To combat the stigma associated with selective screening, the American Academy of Pediatrics has called for all children to be screened for high cholesterol, depression, and HIV.
Insulin resistance and prediabetes may be an underlying cause in some cases of depression, according to a new study published in Psychiatry Research.
Experiencing the grief of losing someone to suicide can bring a new perspective on the importance of suicide prevention resources.
In adolescents with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, the rates of diagnosed depression are lower than the number of patients reporting depressive symptoms.
Changes in alcohol metabolism, substituting substances for food, and hormone changes may increase the risk for suicide after bariatric surgery.
Another study linked psoriasis to major depression, but the results still do not show a causal effect.
An analysis of 55 studies found that medical literature overestimates the efficacy of psychotherapy for depression by about 10%.
Chronic pain and depression symptoms are common among patients with HIV.
Recognizing red flag symptoms, such as anxiety, depression, and increased substance use, is important in helping victims who are reluctant to report the assault.
Women with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis have an increased risk of depression.
People who started taking an antidepressant while taking NSAIDs had increased risk of intracranial hemorrhage.
Rexulti is indicated for treating schizophrenia and for major depression after first-line treatments fail.
Researchers found more evidence that links SSRI use during pregnancy to birth defects.
Adults aged older than 50 years with depression may have a twofold increased risk of stroke.
Individuals living in socio-economically disadvantaged cities that also have relatively few residents living in family setting have higher suicide risk.
Ruling out a physiological reason for symptoms is a good starting point for NPs and PAs caring for patients with a new psychiatric disorder.
Results of the study indicate that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is as effective as antidepressants for preventing recurring depression .
Coronary heart disease coupled with depression and stress significantly increases the risk for heart attack and death.