Ketamine may alleviate depression, pain, and adverse effects associated with opioid treatment.
An earlier diagnosis of depression is associated with having a longer delay in conversion to bipolar disorder.
The response to lurasidone between baseline and 2 weeks indicates later treatment success in bipolar depression.
A tai chi program significantly reduced symptoms of depression in Chinese-American patients with mild to moderate depression.
Physician education in depression recognition and treatment and restricting access to lethal methods have significant data supporting their effectiveness in suicide prevention.
Considering BMI and sex could help tailor antidepressant choices to improve remission from depression.
The findings show no significant difference among sertraline monotherapy, lithium monotherapy, or a combination of the 2 medications.
Serum concentration levels of several antidepressants were lower in cigarette smokers compared with nonsmokers.
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.