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Two Types of ECT Prove Effective in Depression (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry [2015.07.23]
(MedPage Today) -- But more cognitive side effects seen with brief pulse electroconvulsive therapy.

Ultrabrief ECT for Depression May Trump Standard ECT
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2015.07.22]
An analysis suggests efficacy similar to that of brief pulse electroconvulsive therapy but with fewer cognitive side effects.
Medscape Medical News

Manipulating molecule in the brain improves stress response, new target for depression treatment
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.07.22]
Increasing the levels of a signaling molecule found in the brain can positively alter response to stress, revealing a potential new therapeutic target for treatment of depression, UT Southwestern...

New treatment for severe depression with far fewer side effects
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.07.22]
Electroconvulsive therapy remains one of the most effective treatments for severe depression, but new UNSW research shows ultra-brief pulse stimulation is almost as effective as standard ECT, with...

Postmenopausal women with depression or urinary incontinence experience vaginal symptoms
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.07.16]
Special efforts should be made to identify and treat depression and urinary incontinence in postmenopausal women with vaginal symptoms, according to UC San Francisco researchers, as these two common...

Daily Smartphone Use Might Offer Clues to Depression
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2015.07.16]
Title: Daily Smartphone Use Might Offer Clues to Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 7/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Antidepressant trials exclude most 'real world' patients with depression
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2015.07.15]
More than 80 percent of people with depression in the general population aren't eligible for clinical trials of antidepressant drugs, according to a study in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice.

VCU researchers and international partners are first to identify risk genes for clinical depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.07.15]
For the first time in scientific history, researchers have identified specific genetic clues to the underlying etiology of clinical depression.

Scientists identify new compounds that may treat depression rapidly with few side effects
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.07.14]
A new study by researchers at University of Maryland School of Medicine has identified promising compounds that could successfully treat depression in less than 24 hours while minimizing side effects.

Rexulti Approved for Schizophrenia, Depression
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2015.07.14]
Title: Rexulti Approved for Schizophrenia, Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 7/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Back Pain and Depression Combo Lessens Pain Relief from Narcotic Painkillers
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2015.07.10]
Title: Back Pain and Depression Combo Lessens Pain Relief from Narcotic Painkillers
Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Pupil response predicts depression risk in kids
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.07.08]
How much a child's pupil dilates in response to seeing an emotional image can predict his or her risk of depression over the next two years, according to new research from Binghamton University.

Major depression tied to smaller hippocampus
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.07.02]
The hippocampus - an area of the brain involved in forming new memories - is significantly smaller in people with major depression, says a large international study.

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

Scans Suggest Recurrent Depression May Take Toll on the Brain
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2015.07.01]
Title: Scans Suggest Recurrent Depression May Take Toll on the Brain
Category: Health News
Created: 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Depression Pictures Slideshow: Tips for Exercise, Diet and Stress Reduction
Source: MedicineNet desipramine 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 Menopause 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 doxepin 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

Slideshow: Myths and Facts About Depression
Source: MedicineNet Drug Abuse Specialty [2015.06.22]
Title: Slideshow: 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

Many U.S. Men With Depression, Anxiety Don't Get Treated, CDC Finds
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health Specialty [2015.06.11]
Title: Many U.S. Men With Depression, Anxiety Don't Get Treated, CDC Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Genetic variation of stress hormone receptor may affect vulnerability to major depression; schizophrenia; neurodevelopmental disorders
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.06.04]
Three papers on the genetics of psychiatric disorders published June 3 in Neuron1.

Hospice May Help Ease Depression After Loss of Spouse
Source: MedicineNet Loss, Grief, and Bereavement Specialty [2015.05.27]
Title: Hospice May Help Ease Depression After Loss of Spouse
Category: Health News
Created: 5/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Sleep Apnea May Boost Depression Risk in Men, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health Specialty [2015.05.19]
Title: Sleep Apnea May Boost Depression Risk in Men, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 5/18/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Mice May Yield Clues to Winter Depression
Source: MedicineNet Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Specialty [2015.05.11]
Title: Mice May Yield Clues to Winter Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 5/8/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Teen Depression
Source: MedicineNet Sleep Aids And Stimulants Specialty [2015.05.11]
Title: Teen Depression
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Brain scans confirm 'fuzzy thinking' as symptom of depression and bipolar disorder
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2015.05.05]
Confirmation of impaired executive function in the brain scans of women with bipolar disorder and depression suggests that the two conditions exist as points on a spectrum.

Depression
Source: MedicineNet Holiday Depression And Stress Specialty [2015.03.30]
Title: Depression
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Roseroot may have potential as alternative treatment for depression
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.03.27]
Researchers have found the herb roseroot may have antidepressive qualities, suggesting that it could have potential as an alternative treatment for mild to moderate depression.

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.

Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk
Source: MedicineNet citalopram Specialty [2015.03.09]
Title: Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Depression Pictures Slideshow: Physical Symptoms of Depression
Source: MedicineNet Holiday Depression And Stress Specialty [2015.03.03]
Title: Depression Pictures Slideshow: Physical Symptoms of Depression
Category: Slideshows
Created: 2/22/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Ways to Treat Depression That Aren't Antidepressants
Source: MedicineNet celecoxib Specialty [2015.03.02]
Title: Ways to Treat Depression That Aren't Antidepressants
Category: Health News
Created: 2/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Is It Grief or Depression?
Source: MedicineNet Loss, Grief, and Bereavement Specialty [2015.01.08]
Title: Health Tip: Is It Grief or Depression?
Category: Health News
Created: 1/8/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Link discovered between depression and abnormal brain response to visceral pain in patients with IBS
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2014.10.06]
High rates of anxiety and depression amongst patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have led many researchers to believe there could be a causal relationship between psychological factors and...

Depression in Children
Source: MedicineNet Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Specialty [2014.08.21]
Title: Depression in Children
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 4:16:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

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.

Medical News Today: PTSD affecting 'a quarter-million' Vietnam war veterans
Source: Featured Health News from Medical News Today [2015.07.23]
Four decades on from the end of the Vietnam war and some US ex-servicemen still experience mental health problems, including post-traumatic stress and major depression.

PTSD affecting 'a quarter-million' Vietnam war veterans
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.07.23]
Four decades on from the end of the Vietnam war and some US ex-servicemen still experience mental health problems, including post-traumatic stress and major depression.

Does your smartphone know if you are depressed?
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.07.16]
A new study has revealed smartphones can now be used to detect symptoms of depression. Scientists believe they can identify people suffering from the illness with 87% accuracy.

New study reveals dangers of opioid abuse for chronic back pain sufferers
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.07.12]
Scientists discovered that chronic back patients suffering from high levels of depression or anxiety are more prone to abusing opioids.

Study finds novel population health management program yields major health improvement
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2015.06.16]
The Aging Brain Care Medical Home, a novel population health management program implemented in the homes of older adults, achieves significant health improvement for individuals with depression and...

Rates of ADHD appear to decrease at higher altitudes
Source: ADHD / ADD News From Medical News Today [2015.04.10]
Higher levels of dopamine might play a role, researchers believeRecent research has linked the thin air of higher elevations to increased rates of depression and suicide.

Adolescent mental healthcare improved through pediatric primary care training
Source: Medical Students / Training News From Medical News Today [2015.04.07]
Provider training increases screening for adolescent depression, improves provider confidence and knowledgeTraining pediatric primary care providers to screen and assess depression and suicide...

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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