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Depression

Depression
Approximately 20% of people with major depressive disorder (MDD) experienced high or fluctuating suicidal ideation over 12 weeks of treatment with antidepressants, researchers found in a study published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
Depression
Compared with US adults who have never used electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), those who have used e-cigarettes had higher odds of reporting a history of a clinical diagnosis of depression, according to a study of nearly 900,000 people.
Depression
Severe depression during and after pregnancy may be triggered by a runaway inflammatory immune response in some women, according to a new study published online in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.
Depression
A single, low-dose infusion of ketamine produced no significant long-lasting side effects over 3 months of follow-up in patients with treatment-resistant depression, according to a study published online in the Journal of Affective Disorders.
Depression
Depression occurs in ~50% of Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients, increases in severity as the disease progresses, and is associated with increased morbidity. We are assessing use of pimavanserin (PIM) for treatment of depression in adults with PD. A…
Depression
BACKGROUND: In the 12-week ARM-TD and AIM-TD studies of patients with tardive dyskinesia (TD), the percentage of patients achieving ≥50% and ≥70% responses (i.e. reductions from baseline in Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS) scores) was…
Depression
Sanjay J. Mathew, MD, speaks about best practices for administering esketamine during his Psych Congress 2019 presentation "Top 5 Issues Clinicians Should Know about Ketamine Therapy."
Abuse, PTSD & Trauma
A meta-analysis recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry found that using medicinal cannabinoids to treat mental health disorders cannot be justified, due to a lack of evidence of effectiveness and known risks of the substances.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Smartphone dependency in adolescents predicts loneliness and depression months later, suggests a study published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Depression
Young adults who eat poorly and feel depressed might be able to perk themselves up by switching to a healthier diet, a small study suggests.
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