Depression can occur in approximately 1 in 5 patients who have chronic stable angina.
Researchers observe a cohort effect for earlier age at onset of bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is also more common in patients with a family history of unipolar depression and bipolar disorder.
Treatment initiated in the early stages of bipolar disorder is more effective than treatment in later stages.
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.
Children exposed to acetaminophen prenatally had an increased risk of multiple behavioral difficulties.
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.
For children and teens diagnosed with depression, the benefits of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants may not outweigh the risks.
In adolescents with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, the rates of diagnosed depression are lower than the number of patients reporting depressive symptoms.
An analysis of 55 studies found that medical literature overestimates the efficacy of psychotherapy for depression by about 10%.
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.
Geriatric patients who are not responding well to antidepressants may benefit from a combination of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy.