No increased risk of depression or suicidal ideation among persons living with HIV in Uganda.
In this cross-sectional study, the use of medications with depression as an adverse effect was associated with a higher prevalence of depression while a similar association was not observed for medications without depression as a possible side effect.
Results were slightly attenuated but remained mostly significant with adjustment for prognostic factors
As this and previous research on dose increase strategies have produced inconsistent findings, the researchers recommended clinicians consider other responses to antidepressant treatment failure, at least for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.
Active major depression in women not associated with negative fertility outcomes.
Reduction in relative amplitude tied to higher risk of lifetime major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder
Meta-analysis shows reduction in depressive symptoms with RET, with considerable heterogeneity
Children with chronic irritability, including depressive or anxious moods, may be at an increased risk for suicidality or suicidal thoughts as adolescents.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and other antidepressants, such as tricyclic antidepressants, are associated with increased adverse outcomes in patients aged 20 to 64 years diagnosed with depression.
After program initiation in 10 high schools, students responded positively to the campaign by having greater awareness, better identification skills of depression, and reduced stigma.
Investigators sought to determine the national prevalence of adults with a major depressive disorder diagnosis according to DSM-5 from 2012 to 2013.
The chances of starting treatment were doubled for patients under 44 years compared to patients older than 60.
For major depressive disorder patients in remission, cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective intervention for relapse prevention at either short- or long-term follow-up.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated clinical practice guidelines to assist primary care clinicians in the management of adolescent depression.
Some of the most effective antidepressants included agomelatine, amitriptyline, escitalopram, and mirtazapine.
Sertraline and group cognitive behavioral therapy have similar long-term antidepressant effects in the treatment of mild to moderate depression.
Depression less common in as family income increased and less common in non-Hispanic Asians.
Prolonged exposure therapy reduced PTSD symptom severity more than minimal-contact control.
Depressive symptoms at the time of treatment planning can predict overall 2 year mortality in patients with head and neck cancer.
Positive emotions and low levels of depression after a cardiovascular disease (CVD) event are associated with low risk for mortality during a 15-year period.
Ranging definitions of anxiety associated with depression have caused variations in findings.
US Surgical residents have severe stress and high burnout levels during general training.
Differences in refusal rates for pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy were particularly evident for depressive disorders, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder.
The position statement provides recommendations for psychosocial assessment and care of individuals with diabetes.
Survey results revealed that only 28.7% of patients with depression receive any treatment.
The number needed to treat was 5.9 for sertraline vs placebo to prevent depression after a traumatic brain injury.
Teenagers assigned to receive CBT treatment recovered 8 weeks faster than those receiving only standard care.
Moderate-quality evidence shows that both methods are efficacious in treating MDD.