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Boys and girls who mature early are at higher risk of several adverse outcomes, including depression
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.11.22]
Youth who enter puberty ahead of their peers are at heightened risk of depression, although the disease develops differently in girls than in boys, a new study suggests.

Postpartum depression: citalopram benefits explained
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.11.21]
Researchers believe they have found why the commonly prescribed antidepressant drug citalopram is effective in relieving postpartum depression.

Stress and Depression Mediated by Single Brain Protein
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2014.11.20]
Beta-catenin plays a central role in resilience to stress and susceptibility to depression, potentially offering novel therapeutic targets, say US scientists.
Medscape Medical News

Job authority may increase depression symptoms in women
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.11.20]
Women in authoritative job positions have more depression symptoms than those not in such positions, a new study finds. But for men, job authority may reduce depression symptoms.

How the brain manages stress suggests new model of depression
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.11.16]
Discovery of new molecular and behavioural connections may provide a foundation for the development of new treatments to combat some forms of depressionThe brain's ability to effectively deal...

2 in 5 US workers missed work due to depression: new survey
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.11.14]
And more than half reported challenges related to thinking on the job resulting in reduced productivity Depression causes an average of 10 lost working days per episode Managers report...

Can depression and guilt in preschool years change the brain?
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.11.13]
A brain area involved in emotion is smaller in kids who were diagnosed with depression during preschool, says a new study that suggests an 'anatomical marker' for future risk.

Changes in a single gene's action can control addiction and depression-related behaviors
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2014.11.12]
Regulation of a single, specific gene in a brain region related to drug addiction and depression is sufficient to reduce drug and stress responses, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School...

Pain, Depression Tied to Delirium Risk After Surgery for Seniors
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2014.11.12]
Title: Pain, Depression Tied to Delirium Risk After Surgery for Seniors
Category: Health News
Created: 11/11/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

New psychotherapeutic approach delivered by lay counselors is effective at reducing depression and posttraumatic stress in Burmese trauma survivors
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.11.11]
A newly developed transdiagnostic psychotherapy, called the Common Elements Treatment Approach (CETA), is effective for reducing mental health symptoms among Burmese trauma survivors living in...

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...

Trinity College led trial of online programme sees significant results in reducing symptoms of depression
Source: Mental Health News From Medical News Today [2014.11.06]
SilverCloud Health, a global provider of behavioural and mental wellness online solutions, in conjunction with Aware, the national charity for depression, has announced the significant success of...

Dark Days Here for Folks With Seasonal Depression
Source: MedicineNet Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Specialty [2014.10.27]
Title: Dark Days Here for Folks With Seasonal Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 10/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/27/2014 12:00:00 AM

Music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.10.23]
Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have discovered that music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents with behavioural and emotional problems.

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...

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...

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 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 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 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 Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) 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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

Should we adjust substance use disorder treatment for depressed adolescents?
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2014.11.21]
Although depression and substance use disorders commonly co-occur in adolescents, little is known about how depression influences adolescent substance use disorder treatment retention and outcomes.

Serotonin's early role in the assembly of brain circuits
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.11.21]
A lot of research has shown that poor regulation of the serotonin system, caused by certain genetic variations, can increase the risk of developing psychiatric illnesses such as autism, depression...

Heart attack, stroke survivors' care needs may be much greater than experts thought
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.11.14]
Survivors' physical limitations rapidly increase over decade following heart attack and stroke; many face disability, depression and caregiver relianceA record number of people are surviving...

U.S. Military making progress on reducing stigma associated with seeking help for mental illness
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.10.03]
The U.S. Department of Defense has made progress in reducing the stigma associated with seeking help for mental illnesses such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, but more improvement...

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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