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Bullying Increases Risk for Nightmares, Depression, Self-Harm
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2014.09.19]
New studies show that being bullied increases the risk of having nightmares and night terrors, and that sibling bullying increases risk for depression and self-harm in adulthood.
Medscape Medical News

NeuroStar TMS Therapy shows long-term benefit in depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.09.18]
Largest clinical study evaluating durability of treatment with the NeuroStar shows depression patients maintained remission through 52 weeksNeuronetics, Inc.

Response to TMS Sustained in Depression
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2014.09.17]
Final analysis of a TMS observational study confirms that acute response to treatment is sustained out to 1 year in patients with treatment-resistant depression.
Medscape Medical News

Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.09.17]
Title: Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/16/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

Blood Test Flags Depression, Predicts Treatment Response
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2014.09.16]
A new blood test can identify 9 markers linked to depression in adults - and may help predict which patients with the disorder will respond to cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Medscape Medical News

Helping Patients Conquer Low-Vision Depression
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines [2014.09.15]
A first-of-its-kind study seeks to ameliorate depression related to loss of vision in age-related macular degeneration.
Wills Eye Hospital

Drugs for depression linked with failure of dental implants
Source: Dentistry News From Medical News Today [2014.09.13]
A team from McGill University has discovered that people who take the most common antidepressants (such as Celexa, Paxil, Lexapro, Prozac, and Zoloft, the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors or...

Association between widely used depression drug and dental implant failure
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2014.09.07]
The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published a paper titled "SSRIs and the Risk of Osseointegrated Implant Failure - A Cohort Study.

Previous depression can lead to brain networks becoming 'hyper-connected' in young adults
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.08.30]
Depression may be better predicted and understood now that University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have discovered that young adults who previously experienced the mental illness have...

Previously reported autism risk appears to be attributable to mother's prenatal antidepression, not medication
Source: ADHD News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
Previous studies that have suggested an increased risk of autism among children of women who took antidepressants during pregnancy may actually reflect the known increased risk associated with severe...

Depression untreated in many cancer patients, new approach could help
Source: Lung Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
New research finds that nearly three quarters of depressed cancer patients do not receive treatment for their depression. A new treatment program for depression could help.

Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.08.28]
Title: Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks
Category: Health News
Created: 8/27/2014 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2014 12:00:00 AM

Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.08.22]
Title: Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 8/21/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

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

Therapy plus antidepressants help patients with severe, nonchronic depression
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.08.20]
Patients with severe, nonchronic depression had better rates of recovery if they were treated with cognitive therapy (CT) combined with antidepressant medication (ADM) compared to ADMs alone.

When Depression Becomes Deadly
Source: MedicineNet Bipolar Disorder Specialty [2014.08.13]
Title: When Depression Becomes Deadly
Category: Health News
Created: 8/13/2014 11:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse
Source: MedicineNet Drug Abuse Specialty [2014.08.13]
Title: Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse
Category: Health News
Created: 8/12/2014 1:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Depression
Source: MedicineNet Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 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...

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...

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

Dysfunctional synapses can lead to autism, epilepsy, substance abuse and depression.
Source: Epilepsy 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.

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.

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

Postpartum Depression
Source: MedicineNet Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy 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

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

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

Health Tip: When Grief Becomes Depression
Source: MedicineNet Loss, Grief, and Bereavement Specialty [2013.03.04]
Title: Health Tip: When Grief Becomes Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 3/4/2013 8:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/4/2013 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

Depression Pictures Slideshow: Tips for Exercise, Diet and Stress Reduction
Source: MedicineNet nefazodone Specialty [2012.11.14]
Title: Depression Pictures Slideshow: Tips for Exercise, Diet and Stress Reduction
Category: Slideshows
Created: 6/1/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/14/2012 12:00:00 AM

Depression Pictures Slideshow: Myths and Facts About Therapy
Source: MedicineNet nefazodone Specialty [2012.07.24]
Title: Depression Pictures Slideshow: Myths and Facts About Therapy
Category: Slideshows
Created: 7/24/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2012 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.

Patient Expectations Largely Dictate Antidepressant Response
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2014.09.15]
Expectations about antidepressant efficacy largely dictate response to treatment in depression, as outcomes between active treatment and placebo are modest at best.
Medscape Medical News

Sunshine can act as a "driver" for suicide
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.09.15]
Long spells of sunshine - as proven by many scientific studies - can have a positive impact on the human mind and can have a helpful effect for people with depression.

The health benefits of working during depressive illness
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.09.13]
Attending work while suffering a depressive illness could help employees better manage their depression more than taking a sickness absence from work, a new study has found.

RheumShorts: Pediatric Update (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics [2014.09.12]
(MedPage Today) -- This week several studies have focused on rheumatologic disorders among young patients -- depression and anxiety in systemic lupus erythematosus and maternal smoking and jaw involvement in juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Novel treatment method - visualising plastic changes to the brain
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
Tinnitus, migraine, epilepsy, depression, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's: all these are examples of diseases with neurological causes, the treatment and study of which is more and more frequently being...

Are molecular mechanisms to blame for how stress affects us?
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2014.09.02]
Researchers have identified a molecular mechanism behind why stress affects some individuals more than others, potentially leading to better anxiety and depression treatments.

Survivors of childhood burns at increased risk of mental illness
Source: Dermatology News From Medical News Today [2014.09.02]
Adults who have been hospitalized for a burn as a child experience higher than usual rates of depression and suicidal thoughts, according to new research at the University of Adelaide.

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry [2014.08.30]
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include treating adolescent depression, self management of hypertension, transmissibility of MERS, and cardiovascular events around the world.

Mindfulness training can improve quality of life for memory impaired and their caregivers
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
Mindfulness training for individuals with early-stage dementia and their caregivers together in the same class was beneficial for both groups, easing depression and improving sleep and quality of...

RheumShorts: Psoriatic Arthritis, Scleroderma, Morphea (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2014.08.25]
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with psoriatic arthritis more often stayed on treatment if given a biologic agent, depression is frequently transient in patients with scleroderma, and childhood-onset morphea differs from the adult form of the disease.

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.

Caregivers of dementia sufferers benefit from telephone support program
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.08.01]
Rhode Island Hospital researchers have found that a support program administered entirely by telephone can significantly reduce depression and other symptoms in informal caregivers, such as family or...

Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 selected highlights
Source: Caregivers / Homecare 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.

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...

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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