Depressive Disorders

US surgical residents have high stress, burnout levels

US surgical residents have high stress, burnout levels

US Surgical residents have severe stress and high burnout levels during general training.

Patients with a mental health disorder more likely to refuse pharmacotherapy

Patients with a mental health disorder more likely to refuse pharmacotherapy

Differences in refusal rates for pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy were particularly evident for depressive disorders, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder.

ADA releases guidelines for psychosocial care for diabetes patients

ADA releases guidelines for psychosocial care for diabetes patients

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The position statement provides recommendations for psychosocial assessment and care of individuals with diabetes.

Many adults with depression are not receiving treatment

Many adults with depression are not receiving treatment

Survey results revealed that only 28.7% of patients with depression receive any treatment.

Sertraline may prevent depressive disorders after traumatic brain injury

Sertraline may prevent depressive disorders after traumatic brain injury

The number needed to treat was 5.9 for sertraline vs placebo to prevent depression after a traumatic brain injury.

CBT in primary care settings benefits adolescents diagnosed with depression

CBT in primary care settings benefits adolescents diagnosed with depression

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Teenagers assigned to receive CBT treatment recovered 8 weeks faster than those receiving only standard care.

CBT, antidepressants equally effective in treating major depressive disorder, per ACP guideline

CBT, antidepressants equally effective in treating major depressive disorder, per ACP guideline

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Moderate-quality evidence shows that both methods are efficacious in treating MDD.

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