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Behavior Therapy May Help Prevent Depression Over Vision Loss
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines [2014.07.25]
For older people with central vision loss, combining occupational therapy with behavior therapy to keep them from becoming too isolated may prevent depression, according to a new study.
Reuters Health Information

Severe pain during and post delivery linked to postpartum depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.07.25]
Controlling pain during childbirth and post delivery may reduce the risk of postpartum depression, writes Katherine Wisner, M.D.

Low field magnetic stimulation may be an effective treatment for depression
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.07.24]
Brain stimulation treatments, like electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), are often effective for the treatment of depression.

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...

Attenuated inhibition of neuron membrane excitability contributes to childhood depression
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2014.07.21]
Accumulating evidence suggests that the nucleus accumbens, which is involved in mechanisms of reward and addiction, plays a role in the pathogenesis of depression and in the action of antidepressants.

Black women in weight management program experienced a reduction in their depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.07.21]
An intervention program aimed at helping obese women maintain their weight without adding pounds also significantly reduced depression in nearly half the participants, according to a new study from...

Depression Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet Bipolar Disorder 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.

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

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

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.

Size matters when it comes to depressed men in the military
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.07.25]
Both short and tall men in the military are more at risk for depression than their uniformed colleagues of average height, a new study finds.

Exercising helps depressed smokers quit
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.07.25]
People diagnosed with depression need to step out for a cigarette twice as often as smokers who are not dealing with a mood disorder.

Peer-led intervention helps mothers of children with autism
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.07.24]
Peer-led interventions that target parental well-being can significantly reduce stress, depression and anxiety in mothers of children with disabilities, according to new findings released in the...

A new cause of mental disease?
Source: Mental Health News From Medical News Today [2014.07.24]
Astrocytes, the cells that make the background of the brain and support neurons, might be behind mental disorders such as depression and schizophrenia, according to new research by a Portuguese...

Big Rewards in Caring for Dementia Caregivers
Source: Medscape Today Headlines [2014.07.21]
A brief psychological intervention for family members who care for dementia patients dramatically reduces caregiver depression and anxiety, improves quality of life, and is cost-effective.
Medscape Medical News

Impaired self-face recognition described in those with major depressive disorder
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.07.20]
Neuropsychological impairment has long been established as a fundamental characteristic of depression, but a specific pattern of impairment that is widely recognized has not been summarized.

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.

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.

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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