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Major Depressive Disorder

Although loneliness affects a slate of health outcomes, its strongest effects appear to target mental health and overall well-being, according to a comprehensive review and meta-analysis published online in Psychiatry Research.
A higher level of cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with a lower risk of incident depressive symptoms, according to a study published online in the Journal of Affective Disorders.
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 with major depressive disorder.
Contrary to researchers’ expectations, memory loss and accelerated cognitive decline in older adults with major depression are not caused by greater amyloid beta accumulation in the brain, a study suggests.
The prevalence of depressive symptoms in US adults was more than 3-fold higher in the spring during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with before the pandemic, according to a study published online in JAMA Network Open.
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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