Patients with depression can live with symptoms for a long period of time before finding an option that works. One possibility for patients who are unable to find relief through pharmacology is transcranial magnetic stimulation. An expert offers his view on this form of treatment.
Major depressive episodes reduce visual contrast suppression among patients with depressive disorders, a study shows.
This genome-wide associated study expanded on the gene-environment correlation for childhood maltreatment and causal relationship between childhood maltreatment and health.
People with epilepsy are more likely to experience psychiatric comorbidities, which can have a highly negative effect on their condition, their mental state, and their overall quality of life. What are some of the effects stress and depression can have on a patient’s epilepsy?
Psilocybin has been shown to have antidepressant properties. With direct comparisons between psilocybin and established treatments for depression lacking, the study researchers looked at psilocybin and escitalopram.
AXS-05 consists of dextromethorphan, an NMDA receptor antagonist, and bupropion, a norepinephrine and dopamine reuptake inhibitor.
Migraine and Headache
Dr Amit Akirov examines the evidence suggesting associations between migraine and major depressive disorder (MDD).
Serotonergic antidepressants are effective for sleep disturbances in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women even without major depressive disorder.
The influence of gut microbiota extends to the brain via neuroinflammation, resulting in symptoms associated with major depressive disorder.
Testing for genetic variants may allow clinicians to predict how patients with major depressive disorder metabolize antidepressants.