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Major Depressive Disorder

Research studies that will investigate perinatal depression in women and possible new treatments for it will be led by Kristina Deligiannidis, MD, of the Feinstein Institutes' Institute of Behavioral Science, Glen Oaks, New York.
People with major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia appear to metabolize tryptophan in the brain differently than people without mental health disorders, according to a published study.
Insulin resistance is associated with current major depressive disorder (MDD) but not with remitted MDD, according to a study reported in a research letter in JAMA Psychiatry online.
Integrating psychotherapy after response to medication helped reduce relapse and recurrence of major depressive disorder, whether or not pharmacotherapy was continued, researchers found.
Almost half of young adults in the United States show at least moderate symptoms of depression, according to a nationwide survey published online by the COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding the Public’s Policy Preferences Across States.
Bernhard T. Baune, PhD, MD, head of the Department of Mental Health at the University of Münster, Germany, discusses the research needed to improve clinicians' understanding of cognition in patients…
Psych Congress Steering Committee member Charles Raison, MD, recently joined the Ottawa Institute of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for an examination of depression through an evolutionary lens.
Two members of the Psych Congress Steering Committee have been featured on an ABC News podcast which grew out of a newsman's newfound interest in meditation.
Listen as Psych Congress Steering Committee member Charles Raison, MD, discusses a book he coauthored, The New Mind-Body Science of Depression, with David Van Nuys, PhD, on Shrink Rap Radio.
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