Depression

Transdermal Buprenorphine Not Well Tolerated in Dementia

Transdermal Buprenorphine Not Well Tolerated in Dementia

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The researchers conducted a 13-week study that included 162 individuals with advanced dementia and considerable depression residing in nursing homes in Norway.

Women With Epilepsy More Likely to Have Major Depressive Disorder

Women With Epilepsy More Likely to Have Major Depressive Disorder

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Investigators sought to determine the frequency of major depressive disorder in patients in epilepsy clinics.

Depression, Fatigue Predict Adherence to Multiple Sclerosis Therapies

Depression, Fatigue Predict Adherence to Multiple Sclerosis Therapies

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Patients with higher rates of depression and fatigue were significantly more likely to have lower MMAS-8 adherence scores.

Associations Between Maternal Depression, Support, and Cognitive Development in Offspring

Associations Between Maternal Depression, Support, and Cognitive Development in Offspring

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A study evaluated the long-term adverse effects of maternal depression on child development.

Handgrip Strength Predicts Cognitive Function in Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression

Handgrip Strength Predicts Cognitive Function in Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression

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Handgrip strength was significantly associated with improved visual memory reaction time, prospective memory, and reasoning in patients with bipolar disorder.

Trintellix Labeling Updated With Data on Improved Processing Speed in MDD

Trintellix Labeling Updated With Data on Improved Processing Speed in MDD

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Lundbeck announced that the FDA has approved a sNDA for Trintellix to include data regarding improved processing speed.

AAN: Adherence to DASH Diet May Reduce Risk of Depression

AAN: Adherence to DASH Diet May Reduce Risk of Depression

Using a validated food frequency questionnaire, diet scores were computed for the DASH diet, Mediterranean diet, Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet, prudent, and Western diets.

Relapse in Major Depression Linked to Brain Cortical Changes

Relapse in Major Depression Linked to Brain Cortical Changes

For patients with major depressive disorde, relapse is associated with brain cortical changes over two years.

Neural Markers of Depression Resilience ID'd in Female Teens

Neural Markers of Depression Resilience ID'd in Female Teens

Adolescent females at high familial risk of depression who do not go on to develop depression have compensatory functional connectivity patterns in emotion regulatory networks.

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Effective Add-On for Bipolar Depression

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Effective Add-On for Bipolar Depression

For adults with bipolar depression, tDCS seems to be safe and effective as an add-on intervention.

BMI, Sleep Duration Associated With Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Major Depression

BMI, Sleep Duration Associated With Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Major Depression

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Male gender, excessive daytime sleepiness, and presence of metabolic syndrome were among the risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea in major depression.

Understanding Poststroke Depression: Risk Factors and Treatment

Understanding Poststroke Depression: Risk Factors and Treatment

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Depression is one of the most commonly reported complications resulting from stroke.

Depression in Parkinson Disease Linked to Impaired White Matter Integrity

Depression in Parkinson Disease Linked to Impaired White Matter Integrity

Patient's with depression that have Parkinson's disease have impaired white matter integrity.

Brexanolone Shows Promise for Postpartum Depression

Brexanolone Shows Promise for Postpartum Depression

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Brexanolone was well tolerated among study participants.

Frequency of Migraine Associated With Depression, Anxiety

Frequency of Migraine Associated With Depression, Anxiety

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Frequency of migraine with or without aura may be correlated with symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Noninvasive Brain Stimulation System Approved for Depression

Noninvasive Brain Stimulation System Approved for Depression

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The FDA has cleared Nexstim's NBT system for the treatment of major depressive disorder.

Patients With Parkinson Disease Are at High Risk for Depression

Patients With Parkinson Disease Are at High Risk for Depression

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Female sex, dependency, high pain scores, and lower Mini-Mental State Examination scores were correlated with higher depression scores.

Near-Infrared Light Therapy Effective for Comorbid Depression, TBI

Near-Infrared Light Therapy Effective for Comorbid Depression, TBI

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For patients with comorbid depression and TBI, NILT is effective in bringing remission.

Increased Mortality in Parkinson's Disease Linked to Low Antidepressant Adherence

Increased Mortality in Parkinson's Disease Linked to Low Antidepressant Adherence

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Given the prevalence of depression in Parkinson's disease and the effectiveness of antidepressants, health care providers should promote adherence in clinical practice.

Epilepsy Diagnosis, Outcomes Associated With Depression Severity

Epilepsy Diagnosis, Outcomes Associated With Depression Severity

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Previous research has found a higher prevalence of depression before and after an epilepsy diagnosis.

SSRI vs tDCS for Depression: Which is Better?

SSRI vs tDCS for Depression: Which is Better?

Escitalopram may be better for the treatment of depression than tDCS.

Can Prolonged Estrogen Exposure Stave Off Depression?

Can Prolonged Estrogen Exposure Stave Off Depression?

The longer women are exposed to estrogen during reproductive years, the less likely they are to be depressed.

Patients With Fibromyalgia, Depression May Benefit From Pregabalin

Patients With Fibromyalgia, Depression May Benefit From Pregabalin

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Although there is currently no gold standard therapy for the treatment of fibromyalgia, a number of medications have shown modest efficacy in managing fibromyalgia-related pain, including pregabalin.

Gender Differences in Depression Evident in Early Adolescence

Gender Differences in Depression Evident in Early Adolescence

Overall, depression affects significantly more women than men.

Alzheimer's Not Linked to a History of Psychiatric Disorders

Alzheimer's Not Linked to a History of Psychiatric Disorders

Patients previously diagnosed with depression or anxiety did not have a greater risk of Alzheimer's.

Epilepsy Risk May Increase After Incident Depression

Epilepsy Risk May Increase After Incident Depression

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Underlying pathophysiological mechanisms may connect depression and epilepsy.

In Multiple Sclerosis, Anxiety May Signal Depression

In Multiple Sclerosis, Anxiety May Signal Depression

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A study aimed to clarify the relationship between anxiety and depression in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Depression, Schizophrenia Identified With Objective Blood Biomarker

Depression, Schizophrenia Identified With Objective Blood Biomarker

NMDA receptor signaling is increased in patients with depression and reduced in those with schizophrenia.

Diagnosing Depression in Dementia: Available Tools

Diagnosing Depression in Dementia: Available Tools

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As dementia worsens, caregivers often have to report symptoms on behalf of the patient, and they tend to report more depressive symptoms than patients do.

Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Depression

Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Depression

Self-guided iCBT was more effective for depressive symptom severity and treatment response.

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