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Modifying an obesity drug could reduce side effects like anxiety and depression
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2016.04.29]
New drug works without reaching the brain in rats.A new version of an obesity drug that caused serious psychiatric side effects could help people lose pounds without experiencing the anxiety...

Gestational exposure to type of antidepressants associated with adolescent depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2016.04.29]
A study to be published in the May 2016 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) reports that use of certain antidepressants during pregnancy can...

Mindfulness May Cut Relapse Risk in Recurrent Depression (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology [2016.04.29]
(MedPage Today) -- Benefits of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy rose with worsening residual symptoms

Exercise genes? Study suggests certain people with depression may benefit from exercise
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2016.04.28]
Call it personalized medicine for depression -- but the prescription in this case is exercise, which University of Florida Health researchers have found helps people with certain genetic traits.

Mindfulness Therapy May Help Ease Recurrent Depression
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2016.04.28]
Title: Mindfulness Therapy May Help Ease Recurrent Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

CMS Advisors Mull Concept of Tx-Resistant Depression
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine [2016.04.27]
(MedPage Today) -- Panel agreed that a standard definition for TRD exists -- in the abstract

Light-activated nerve cells: Understanding the causes of anxiety and depression
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2016.04.26]
Anxiety and depression are two of the most frequently occurring mental disorders worldwide. Light-activated nerve cells may indicate how they are formed.

Depression More Common in Kids Who Join Gangs, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Suicide Specialty [2016.04.18]
Title: Depression More Common in Kids Who Join Gangs, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 4/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Study links gang membership and depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2016.04.14]
Kids who decide to join gangs are more likely to be depressed and suicidal - and these mental health problems only worsen after joining, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State...

Prostate cancer hormone therapy may increase risk of depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2016.04.13]
Men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for localized prostate cancer have a significantly higher risk of developing depression, according to a new study.

How depression may compound risk of type 2 diabetes
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2016.04.13]
Depression, metabolic factors combine to boost risk of developing diabetes, study finds.

Severe Depression Linked to Dementia in Seniors
Source: MedicineNet Dementia Specialty [2016.04.13]
Title: Severe Depression Linked to Dementia in Seniors
Category: Health News
Created: 4/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Depression
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2016.04.12]
Title: Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 4/11/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Genes May Link Risks for Pot Use, Depression
Source: MedicineNet Schizophrenia Specialty [2016.03.31]
Title: Genes May Link Risks for Pot Use, Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 3/30/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/31/2016 12:00:00 AM

Personalized doctor office interventions show small potential for preventing depression
Source: Primary Care / General Practice News From Medical News Today [2016.03.29]
Personalized primary care-delivered interventions may hold some promise for preventing major depression in adults, according to an article published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Depression Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet Bipolar Disorder Specialty [2016.03.25]
Title: Depression Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 7/1/2010 1:54:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/25/2016 4:37:05 PM

Depression
Source: MedicineNet Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Specialty [2016.03.17]
Title: Depression
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Study Finds No Proof of 'Seasonal' Depression
Source: MedicineNet Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Specialty [2016.01.28]
Title: Study Finds No Proof of 'Seasonal' Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 1/28/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Depression and obesity common among bipolar patients with exhausted stress system
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2016.01.19]
New observations show that older bipolar patients often have decreased activity in the hormone system responsible for the secretion of the stress hormone cortisol.

Depression in Children
Source: MedicineNet Loss, Grief, and Bereavement Specialty [2015.12.18]
Title: Depression in Children
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Postpartum Depression
Source: MedicineNet Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy Specialty [2015.11.23]
Title: Postpartum Depression
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 9/24/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Light Box Might Help Nonseasonal Depression, Too
Source: MedicineNet Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Specialty [2015.11.19]
Title: Light Box Might Help Nonseasonal Depression, Too
Category: Health News
Created: 11/18/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Low quality of life and depression may contribute to erectile dysfunction in men with sleep apnea
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2015.10.20]
Burdens related to poor sleep may put men with sleep apnea at increased risk of erectile dysfunction.

Sequestered prion protein takes the good mood away, suggests new hypothesis on depression
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2015.08.14]
The discovery of antidepressant drugs in the 1950s led to the first biochemical hypothesis of depression, known as the monoamine hypothesis.

Men with 'low testosterone' have higher rates of depression
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2015.07.02]
Researchers at the George Washington University (GW), led by Michael S. Irwig, M.D.

Depression Pictures Slideshow: Tips for Exercise, Diet and Stress Reduction
Source: MedicineNet nefazodone Specialty [2015.06.29]
Title: Depression Pictures Slideshow: Tips for Exercise, Diet and Stress Reduction
Category: Slideshows
Created: 6/1/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Depression Pictures Slideshow: Sneaky Depression Triggers as You Age
Source: MedicineNet nefazodone Specialty [2015.06.24]
Title: Depression Pictures Slideshow: Sneaky Depression Triggers as You Age
Category: Slideshows
Created: 4/2/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Postpartum Depression Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Source: MedicineNet nefazodone Specialty [2015.06.23]
Title: Postpartum Depression Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Category: Slideshows
Created: 2/7/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Myths and Facts About Depression
Source: MedicineNet nefazodone Specialty [2015.06.22]
Title: Myths and Facts About Depression
Category: Slideshows
Created: 1/6/2011 7:25:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Most men with borderline testosterone levels may have depression
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2015.03.10]
Men with borderline testosterone levels have higher rates of depression and depressive symptoms than the general population, new research finds.

In patients using drugs to prevent breast cancer recurrence, acupuncture helps cut fatigue, anxiety and depression
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2014.08.01]
Use of electroacupuncture (EA) - a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles - produces significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and...

Depression Overview Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Types, Tests & Treatment
Source: MedicineNet Electroconvulsive Therapy Specialty [2014.02.24]
Title: Depression Overview Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Types, Tests & Treatment
Category: Slideshows
Created: 3/19/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

Bright Light at Night Could Up Depression Risk, Mouse Study Suggests
Source: MedicineNet Ganglion Specialty [2012.11.15]
Title: Bright Light at Night Could Up Depression Risk, Mouse Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 11/14/2012 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 11/15/2012 12:00:00 AM

Study Explains How Shock Therapy Might Ease Severe Depression
Source: MedicineNet Electroconvulsive Therapy Specialty [2012.03.20]
Title: Study Explains How Shock Therapy Might Ease Severe Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 3/19/2012 6:06:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/20/2012 12:00:00 AM

Role of Seroquel in treating bipolar depression confirmed
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry
Seroquel achieved a statistically significant reduction in levels of bipolar depression when compared with placebo.

Social support more protective against major depression for women
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry
American Journal of Psychiatry article describes social support and risk for major depression in opposite-sex twins.

Yoga Improves Quality of Life in Pulmonary Hypertension
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines [2016.04.29]
Adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension could derive some relief from yoga, results from a preliminary study suggest. The 12-week program eased anxiety and depression, among other measures.
Medscape Medical News

Study may explain gene's role in major psychiatric disorders
Source: ADHD / ADD News From Medical News Today [2016.04.27]
Gene associated with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, ADHD, and depression linked to brain cell death in mice.

Nutrient supplements can give antidepressants a boost: International evidence review gives thumbs up to omega-3s
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2016.04.26]
An international evidence review has found that certain nutritional supplements can increase the effectiveness of antidepressants for people with clinical depression.

Off-Label Ketamine Prescribing: US Psychiatrists Troubled
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2016.04.25]
With limited evidence ketamine is effective for the short-term treatment of depression and almost no long-term safety and efficacy data, US psychiatrists are troubled by off-label prescribing.
Medscape Medical News

Mismanagement of dementia costing UK's health and social care system up to £1 billion a year
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2016.04.18]
A new report by the International Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK) demonstrates that a failure to prevent, diagnose, and treat depression, diabetes and urinary tract infections in people with...

Transgender veterans have high rates of mental health problems
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2016.04.04]
Among military veterans identifying as transgender, 90 percent have at least one mental health diagnosis, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression, and nearly 50 percent had a...

Significant number of young people with undiagnosed bipolar disorder
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2016.01.29]
Around 10% of UK primary care patients prescribed antidepressants for depression or anxiety have undiagnosed bipolar disorder, a study has found.

Prozac improves learning and memory in Huntington's disease
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Neurology
Scientists in Melbourne found that fluoxetine improves depression, learning and memory in Huntington's disease.

TV viewing of Katrina affects children psychologically
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry
NYU Researchers say that repeated viewing of the disaster puts children at risk of developing PTSD, anxiety and depression.

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