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Depression Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet quetiapine Specialty [2014.07.18]
Title: Depression Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 7/1/2010 1:54:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/18/2014 4:31:47 PM

Eating disorders and depression in athletes: does one lead to the other?
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.07.16]
Sport is a proven contributor to high self-esteem, confidence, positive outlook and good health.

Dysfunctional synapses can lead to autism, epilepsy, substance abuse and depression.
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2014.07.15]
In the brains of all vertebrates, information is transmitted through synapses, a mechanism that allows an electric or chemical signal to be passed from one brain cell to another.

Strategic program helps families counter depression and anxiety, Australia
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.07.15]
A new program aimed at reducing the impact of parents' anxiety or depression on the family is being trialled in Australia.

Increased stroke risk linked to high stress, hostility, depression
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.07.15]
Higher levels of stress, hostility and depressive symptoms are associated with significantly increased risk of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) in middle-age and older adults, according to...

Prostate cancer with depression leads to later diagnosis, less effective therapies
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.07.14]
Depressed men with localized prostate cancer were more likely to be diagnosed with more aggressive prostate cancer, received less effective treatments and survived for shorter times than prostate...

Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.07.14]
Title: Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/11/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

How patients respond to filiform needle acupuncture versus antidepressant drugs for poststroke depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.07.11]
Whether acupuncture or antidepressant drugs exhibit better therapeutic effects on poststroke depression remains disputed.

OncoBriefs: Depression and Mortality, RCC, Head and Neck (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.07.11]
(MedPage Today) -- Clinically depressed prostate cancer patients received definitive treatment less often and had worse survival as compared with patients without depression, data from a large cohort showed.

Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.07.11]
Title: Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 7/10/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rehab for age-related loss of vision cuts depression risk in half
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2014.07.10]
Research finds that a technique called behavioral activation leads to a 50% decrease in the chances of people with age-related macular degeneration developing clinical depression.

Pitt study finds telephone treatment of depression after cardiac bypass surgery improves outcomes and saves money
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.07.09]
Screening for depression and then providing a telephone-delivered, nurse-led "collaborative care" intervention following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery not only improves health-related...

Does depression require hospitalization?
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.07.08]
A study published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics has analyzed the difference between day hospital and inpatient stay in depression.

Unprecedented 3-D view of important brain receptor has implications for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, schizophrenia, depression
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.07.01]
New details on the NMDA receptor could aid development of drugs for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, depression, other neurological disordersResearchers with Oregon Health & Science University's Vollum...

Feelings of depression in children may be exacerbated by growth hormone treatment
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2014.06.26]
Short, otherwise healthy children who are treated with growth hormone (GH) may become taller, but they may also become more depressed and withdrawn over time, compared to children the same age and...

Social behavior tied to activity in specific brain circuit: finding has implications for autism, social anxiety, schizophrenia, depression
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2014.06.23]
A team of Stanford University investigators has linked a particular brain circuit to mammals' tendency to interact socially.

Stress system and cortisol levels play role in bipolar disorder related depression
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.06.20]
Depression is almost twice as common, and poor quality of life almost five times as common, in people with bipolar disorder who have elevated or low levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the blood.

More Evidence Botox Works for Depression
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.06.20]
Title: More Evidence Botox Works for Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 6/20/2014 11:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.06.19]
Title: Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/18/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say
Source: MedicineNet insulin Specialty [2014.06.17]
Title: Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say
Category: Health News
Created: 6/16/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

Menopause and Depression
Source: MedicineNet Alternative Treatments for Hot Flashes Specialty [2014.06.04]
Title: Menopause and Depression
Category: Ask The Experts
Created: 12/5/2006 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

NMDA receptor malfunction implicated in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, depression, schizophrenia, autism, and stroke
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.06.02]
Biologists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) report that they have succeeded in obtaining an unprecedented view of a type of brain-cell receptor that is implicated in a range of neurological...

Depression
Source: MedicineNet Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Specialty [2014.05.08]
Title: Depression
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/20/2013 2:45:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

Postpartum Depression
Source: MedicineNet Bipolar Disorder Specialty [2014.04.30]
Title: Postpartum Depression
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 9/24/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/30/2014 12:00:00 AM

Holiday Depression and Stress
Source: MedicineNet Gonorrhea In Women Specialty [2014.04.29]
Title: Holiday Depression and Stress
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 11/8/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

Study: When depression does not respond to treatment
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.04.15]
Notwithstanding numerous advances in the pharmacological treatment of depression, approximately 70% of patients do not remit after first-line antidepressant treatment.

Could depression be treated with botox?
Source: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News From Medical News Today [2014.04.03]
New study published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research reports that patients injected with onabotulinumtoxin A ("Botox") demonstrated substantial improvement in their depressive...

Depression Overview Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Types, Tests & Treatment
Source: MedicineNet Holiday Depression And Stress 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

Winter Depression May Be Less Common Than Believed
Source: MedicineNet Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Specialty [2013.09.09]
Title: Winter Depression May Be Less Common Than Believed
Category: Health News
Created: 9/7/2013 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

Depression in Children
Source: MedicineNet Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Specialty [2013.06.25]
Title: Depression in Children
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 4:16:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/25/2013 12:00:00 AM

Teen Depression
Source: MedicineNet nefazodone Specialty [2013.05.31]
Title: Teen Depression
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 4:16:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/31/2013 12:00:00 AM

Antipsychotic Meds Not That Helpful for Depression: Study
Source: MedicineNet olanzapine Specialty [2013.03.13]
Title: Antipsychotic Meds Not That Helpful for Depression: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 3/12/2013 6:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/13/2013 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

Obesity, Depression Linked to Daytime Sleepiness
Source: MedicineNet modafinil Specialty [2012.06.14]
Title: Obesity, Depression Linked to Daytime Sleepiness
Category: Health News
Created: 6/14/2012 11:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012 12:00:00 AM

Depression in the Elderly
Source: MedicineNet Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Specialty [2012.05.17]
Title: Depression in the Elderly
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 4:16:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/17/2012 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.

Mental-Health Risks of Diabetes Underrecognized
Source: Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology Headlines [2014.07.18]
Despite the increased risk for depression, anxiety, and eating disorders among diabetic patients, few clinics offer even basic mental-health screening with diabetes treatment.
Medscape Medical News

Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 selected highlights
Source: Cardiovascular / Cardiology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.17]
START therapy reduces anxiety and depression in dementia carersA new study presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 shows that eight sessions of psychological...

Caregivers of terminal cancer patients achieve emotional management of end-of-life treatment and decisions when aided by support team
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.07.09]
Many caregivers of terminal cancer patients suffer depression and report regret and guilt from feeling they could have done more to eliminate side effects and relieve the pain.

Relapse Prevention Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in pediatric antidepressant treatment reduces likelihood of relapse
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.07.05]
Cognitive behavioral therapy in addition to medication improves the long-term success of treatment for children and adolescents suffering from depression, a new UT Southwestern Medical Center study...

Trial examines treatment for psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.07.04]
A clinical trial found a reduction in seizures and improvement in related symptoms, including depression and anxiety, in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) who were treated with...

St. John's wort can cause dangerous interactions
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.07.02]
St. John's wort, the leading complementary and alternative treatment for depression in the United States, can be dangerous when taken with many commonly prescribed drugs, according to a study by...

Carers of patients with advanced cancer helped by early palliative support services
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.06.10]
Dartmouth researchers have found that those caring for patients with advanced cancer experienced reduced depression and felt less burdened by caregiving tasks when palliative support services were...

Psychiatric comorbidities are common in people with epilepsy, but underestimated and often untreated
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.06.03]
"Up to 60 percent of people with epilepsy suffer from psychiatric comorbidities such as anxiety or depression, but the situation is still not getting the attention it deserves.

Study shows dementia patients benefit from holistic exercise program
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.05.21]
While dementia patients can often suffer from depression and declining physical and mental ability, exercise has been shown to help improve both their physical and psychological wellbeing.

In early split brains, alternative pathways let right and left communicate
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.05.14]
During the last century, many patients have undergone a variety of brain surgeries in an attempt to alleviate all sorts of psychiatric maladies, from hysteria and depression (mainly in women) to...

Erectile Dysfunction Tied To Long Term Painkiller Use
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2013.05.16]
Dose and duration of opioid use, plus age, depression, other illnesses, and use of sedative-hypnotics, are linked to being prescribed medications for erectile dysfunction.

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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