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Help is just a call away for mothers with postnatal depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.02.25]
New research reveals that telephone-based peer support may help reduce postnatal depression, also known as postpartum depression, in new mothers.

Risk of Violent Crime Rises With Depression, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2015.02.25]
Title: Risk of Violent Crime Rises With Depression, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Chronotherapy for Depression: Rapid, Large, Stable Effect
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2015.02.23]
Short-term wake therapy plus long-term bright-light therapy is an effective and feasible way to attain and maintain remission in major depression.
Medscape Medical News

Cyberbullying linked to 6-fold increase in depression among female college students
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2015.02.23]
More than 1 in 4 females have experienced cyberbullying in college, increasing their risk for depression.

Mobile app with evidence-based decision support diagnoses more obesity, smoking, and depression, Columbia Nursing study finds
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.02.23]
Smartphones and tablets may hold the key to getting more nurses to diagnose patients with chronic health issues like obesity, smoking, and depression -- three of the leading causes of preventable...

Mothers with postpartum depression 'could benefit from phone-based peer support'
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.02.23]
Receiving telephone-based peer support from mothers who have recovered from postpartum depression could help new mothers who are suffering from the condition, a new study finds.

Diabetes and depression predict dementia risk in people with slowing minds
Source: Diabetes News From Medical News Today [2015.02.23]
People with mild cognitive impairment are at higher risk of developing dementia if they have diabetes or psychiatric symptoms such as depression, finds a new review led by UCL researchers.

Narcotic Painkiller Use Tied to Higher Risk for Depression
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2015.02.23]
Title: Narcotic Painkiller Use Tied to Higher Risk for Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 2/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Giving up caregiving associated with increased depression in old age
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2015.02.20]
Social isolation, loneliness and giving up caregiving all linked to depression and low quality of life in old ageA new report published by the International Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK)...

SLU scientist finds higher opioid doses associated with increase in depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.02.18]
Scherrer hopes further studies will lead to improved pain managementPatients who increased doses of opioid medicines to manage chronic pain were more likely to experience an increase in...

Exercise Helps Battle Depression in Rheumatic Diseases
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry [2015.02.14]
(MedPage Today) -- Exercise useful for fibromyalgia, OA, RA, and SLE patients alike.

Depression and anxiety may be the first manifestations of a medical disease
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.02.13]
In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Fiammetta Cosci and other italian investigators have analyzed the data available on depression and anxiety as early manifestations of...

Elementary teachers' depression symptoms related to students' learning
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.02.13]
Teachers experience some of the highest levels of job-related stress, and such stress may leave them more vulnerable to depression.

Depression: a barrier to communication in couples?
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.02.13]
A massive 6.7% of the US population are affected by depressive disorders. As well as pessimism, irritability, pain and exhaustion, depression is also proven to affect communication and ability to...

Psychotherapy of depression saves costs
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.02.12]
In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics a group of German investigators analyzes whether to treat depression with psychotherapy is worth the cost.

Depression predicts disturbed sleep among stroke survivors
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.02.12]
American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2015Depression is a powerful predictor of nighttime sleep disturbances among stroke survivors, according to research presented at the...

Mouse study finds that serotonin deficiency does increase depression risk
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.02.10]
Although scientists have been increasingly moving away from the theory that depression is caused by low levels of serotonin, a new study finds evidence to support this hypothesis.

Parenting and depression study: Fathers are at risk, too
Source: Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today [2015.02.09]
Multiple roles that come with step-parenting associated with higher depression riskIn stressful family circumstances, parenthood sometimes take a bigger toll on fathers' mental health.

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia
Source: MedicineNet Dementia Specialty [2015.01.27]
Title: Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia
Category: Health News
Created: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hearing-aid intervention could help stave off depression, improve quality of life
Source: Hearing / Deafness News From Medical News Today [2015.01.23]
When individuals wear their hearing aids for the first time, they are flooded with sounds they have not heard in months or years; yet, previous research has shown that not all new sounds are welcomed.

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

Holiday Depression, Anxiety, and Stress
Source: MedicineNet Gonorrhea In Women Specialty [2014.12.04]
Title: Holiday Depression, Anxiety, and Stress
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 11/8/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Mindfulness treatment as effective as CBT for depression and anxiety
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.11.28]
Group mindfulness treatment is as effective as individual cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in patients with depression and anxiety, according to a new study from Lund University in Sweden and...

Home health nurses integrated depression care management but limited benefit
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.11.11]
Medicare home health care nurses effectively integrated a depression care management program into routine practice but the benefit appeared limited to patients with moderate to severe depression...

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

Depression
Source: MedicineNet Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Specialty [2014.08.05]
Title: Depression
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/5/2014 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...

Doctors achieve performance improvement in management of depression
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2014.07.23]
A performance improvement initiative for physicians can significantly increase their use of evidence-based practices in screening for and treating depression, in the July Journal of Psychiatric...

Postpartum Depression
Source: MedicineNet lamotrigine 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

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.

Teen girls from rural areas more likely to have undiagnosed asthma, be depressed
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2015.02.27]
Teen girls who live in rural areas are more likely than their male counterparts to have undiagnosed asthma, and they often are at a higher risk of depression, according to researchers at the Medical...

Stress caused by discrimination linked to mental health issues among Latino teens
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.02.13]
Latino adolescents who experience discrimination-related stress are more likely to experience anxiety, depression, and issues with sleep, according to research led by NYU's Steinhardt School of...

LGBT teens who come out at school have better self-esteem, study finds
Source: Mental Health News From Medical News Today [2015.02.12]
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender adolescents who come out at school have higher self-esteem and lower levels of depression as young adults, compared to LGBT youth who don't disclose their...

CBT to treat veterans' insomnia 'also reduced suicidal thoughts'
Source: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia News From Medical News Today [2015.02.03]
Previous studies have found that soldiers with sleeping problems are at risk for depression. Now, research shows treating insomnia reduces suicidal ideation among veterans.

How illness-linked genetic variation affects neurons in the developing brain
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.08.20]
A genetic variation linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and severe depression wreaks havoc on connections among neurons in the developing brain, a team of researchers reports.

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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