Reducing postpartum depression involves universal screening and appropriate referral and treatment by clinicians.
Women with a good recovery after stroke and a moderate level of optimism had a 0.40‐fold reduction in the odds of developing new-onset poststroke depression.
Depression is common in patients receiving chronic hemodialysis but seems to be ineffectively treated.
Researchers measured vital status records to ascertain death from 16 site-specific malignancies.
Among all women, PPD risk increased with advanced age and gestational diabetes.
Men with diabetes, but not women, had excess mortality risk associated with depression and anxiety.
Some aspects of depression literacy were lower among patients with depression.
Two studies found that psilocybin (magic mushrooms) treatment was effective for anxiety and depression.
Electroconvulsive therapy is effective for depression in patients with suicidal ideation and resistance to other treatments.
About one-third of patients with MCI are also diagnosed with depression.
The researchers found that the prevalence of anxiety was 21.3% and depression 27.2% in patients with HH.
Therapeutic drug monitoring and pharmacogenetic analyses may be useful in the optimization of clomipramine in nonresponders.
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.