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US adult depression rates from 2013 to 2016

US adult depression rates from 2013 to 2016

Depression less common in as family income increased and less common in non-Hispanic Asians.

Prazosin not effective in reducing nightmares in posttraumatic stress disorder

Prazosin not effective in reducing nightmares in posttraumatic stress disorder

Prazosin does not alleviate distressing dreams or improve sleep quality among veterans with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder

Depressive symptoms may increase mortality risk in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement

Depressive symptoms may increase mortality risk in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement

In patients undergoing TAVR or SAVR, approximately 1 in 3 had depressive symptoms at baseline and a higher risk of short-term and midterm mortality.

Anxiety symptoms linked to episodic memory reduction in older adults

Anxiety symptoms linked to episodic memory reduction in older adults

A significant affiliation between symptoms of anxiety and a decrease in episodic memory was reported in healthy seniors 60 years and older.

PTSD symptoms reduced with prolonged exposure treatment

PTSD symptoms reduced with prolonged exposure treatment

Prolonged exposure therapy reduced PTSD symptom severity more than minimal-contact control.

Depressive symptoms may predict mortality in head, neck cancer

Depressive symptoms may predict mortality in head, neck cancer

Depressive symptoms at the time of treatment planning can predict overall 2 year mortality in patients with head and neck cancer.

Dementia risk linked to apathy, depression in older adults

Dementia risk linked to apathy, depression in older adults

Apathy and depressive symptoms are independently associated with incident dementia in community-dwelling older people.

More US adults seeing mental health care specialists

More US adults seeing mental health care specialists

Between 2008 and 2015 there was an increase in the number of US adults who received outpatient mental health care in the specialty sector.

7 online tools and mobile apps recommended to reduce burnout, stress

7 online tools and mobile apps recommended to reduce burnout, stress

Researchers recommend 7 online tools and mobile apps to help healthcare professionals reduce stress, burnout, depression, and suicidal behaviors.

Positive attitude linked to lower mortality risk after cardiovascular event

Positive attitude linked to lower mortality risk after cardiovascular event

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.

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