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Depression, anxiety may hinder healing in young patients with hip pain
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that depression and anxiety in patients with hip pain are associated with worse outcomes following hip surgery, including more postsurgical pain, slower recovery and inadequate return to activity. (2019-12-12)
With novel technique, new study is first to definitively map the early development of PTSD
Only 23 percent of people who experience trauma develop PTSD. (2019-12-12)
Computerised CBT could reduce waiting lists for treatment of depression in adolescents
Using a computerised version of cognitive-behavioural therapy to treat depression in children and young adults has the potential to improve access to psychological therapies and reduce waiting lists, a new study suggests. (2019-12-12)
Want to avoid the holiday blues? New report suggests skipping the sweet treats
A new study from a team of clinical psychologists at the University of Kansas suggests eating added sugars -- common in so many holiday foods -- can trigger metabolic, inflammatory and neurobiological processes tied to depressive illness. (2019-12-12)
Study reveals rapid increases in cannabis use among individuals with depression
Results of a new study suggest that over the past decade (2005-2017), the prevalence of cannabis use in the United States has increased among persons with and without depression, though the increase is significantly more rapid among those with depression. (2019-12-11)
Study reveals increased cannabis use in individuals with depression
New findings published in Addiction reveal the prevalence of cannabis, or marijuana, use in the United States increased from 2005 to 2017 among persons with and without depression and was approximately twice as common among those with depression in 2017. (2019-12-09)
Brain differences detected in children with depressed parents
The largest brain imaging study of children ever conducted in the United States has revealed structural differences in the brains of those whose parents have depression. (2019-12-05)
Online therapy helped cardiovascular disease patients with depression
Researchers at Linköping University have developed a treatment for depression among people with cardiovascular disease. (2019-12-04)
Depression affects one-third of lung cancer patients
About one-third of patients newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer have moderate to severe symptoms of depression, a new study suggests. (2019-12-04)
Social media could be a force for good in tackling depression but for privacy concerns
Social media has been identified by a number of studies as being a significant factor in mental health problems, especially in young people. (2019-12-03)
In sickness and in health: Study looks at how married couples face chronic conditions
When they said their wedding vows, many of them promised to stand by one another in sickness and in health. (2019-12-03)
Why stress doesn't always cause depression
Rats susceptible to anhedonia, a core symptom of depression, possess more serotonin neurons after being exposed to chronic stress, but the effect can be reversed through amygdala activation, according to new research in JNeurosci. (2019-12-02)
People with depression experience suicidal thoughts despite treatment
One in five people with depression have suicidal thoughts despite treatment with antidepressants. (2019-11-28)
Skiers had lower incidence of depression and vascular dementia -- but not Alzheimer's
Half as many diagnosed with depression, a delayed manifestation of Parkinson's, a reduced risk of developing vascular dementia -- but not Alzheimer's. (2019-11-26)
Severe pregnancy-related depression may be rooted in inflammation
A runaway, inflammatory immune response may be responsible for triggering severe depression during and after pregnancy, according to a new study published in the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity. (2019-11-20)
FSU research: Ketamine could help men suffering from alcohol use disorder
Research from Florida State University is giving physicians a better understanding of ketamine, a potentially useful tool in treating depression that still has unanswered questions. (2019-11-19)
Depression puts South African girls at higher risk of contracting HIV
By the time they reach adulthood, one in four South African girls will have contracted the HIV virus. (2019-11-19)
2/3 of parents cite barriers in recognizing youth depression
Telling the difference between a teen's normal ups and downs and something bigger is among top challenges parents face in identifying youth depression, a new national poll suggests. (2019-11-18)
Side effects mild, brief with single antidepressant dose of intravenous ketamine
Researchers found that a single, low-dose ketamine infusion was relatively free of side effects for patients with treatment-resistant depression. (2019-11-18)
NASA finds light rain in fading Tropical Depression 21E
Tropical Depression 21E never matured into a tropical storm and a NASA analysis of rainfall rates show the storm won't have that chance. (2019-11-18)
NASA finds light rain in fading tropical depression fengshen
A NASA analysis of rainfall rates shows that the once mighty Fengshen is now a depression devoid of heavy rainfall. (2019-11-18)
NASA looks at Tropical Depression Kalmaegi's water vapor concentration
When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Philippine Sea, water vapor data provided information about the intensity of Tropical Depression Kalmaegi. (2019-11-15)
Talking with trained doctors can help abused women
Women who are experiencing intimate partner violence feel better supported, more confident, and less depressed when trained family doctors counsel them, according to new research in the journal Family Practice. (2019-11-13)
Just what the doctor ordered: Take a yoga class and depression, anxiety improve
Scientific studies already support yoga practice as a means to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. (2019-11-13)
NASA finds heavy rainfall along Central Philippine Coast from Tropical Depression Kalmaegi
Tropical Depression Kalmaegi continues moving west through the Philippine Sea and toward a landfall in the east central Philippines. (2019-11-13)
Depression linked to nutrition in middle-aged and older Canadians
Your diet can put you at risk of depression, according to a new study. (2019-11-12)
UTSA researchers discover new pathways in brain's amygdala
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) researchers are pioneering an innovative brain study that sheds light on how the amygdala portion of the brain functions and could contribute to a better understanding of post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression and Alzheimer's disease. (2019-11-12)
Youth with abnormal heart rhythms more likely to have ADHD, anxiety, depression
Children and adolescents with abnormal heart rhythms are more likely to have ADHD, anxiety and depression compared to their counterparts with either other select chronic childhood illnesses or no chronic medical conditions, according to new research. (2019-11-11)
Strong link found between level of depression and heart disease, stroke
There is a strong link between the level of a person's depression and their odds of having heart disease or stroke, according to new research. (2019-11-11)
Depressed MS-patients suffer debilitating symptoms earlier
People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who also have depression are more likely to suffer debilitating symptoms early than people with MS who are not depressed, according to a study at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden that is published in the journal Neurology. (2019-11-08)
Study examines depression in the last year of life
Depression impacts quality of life at all life stages, but little is known about the factors related to depression in the last year of life. (2019-11-06)
VA investigates impact of opioids, sedatives on veterans
Nearly 20 veterans kill themselves each day in the United States, a statistic that has led the Department of Veterans Affairs to make suicide prevention its highest priority and to recognize the risks from the simultaneous use of opioids and benzodiazepines. (2019-11-06)
Autistic adults thought they were 'bad people'
Many over-50s who were diagnosed with autism late in life had grown up believing they were bad people, according to a new study published in the journal Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine. (2019-11-06)
Physical activity may protect against new episodes of depression
Increased levels of physical activity can significantly reduce the odds of depression, even among people who are genetically predisposed to the condition. (2019-11-05)
Fish oil supplements have no effect on anxiety and depression
Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on anxiety and depression according to new research. (2019-11-04)
Training in mental ill-health a determinant of managers' preventive actions
Managers who have received training in mental health issues, and whose workplaces run general information campaigns on mental health, are significantly more likely to work preventively in this area vis-à-vis their subordinates, a study shows. (2019-10-31)
Patients with mood, anxiety disorders share abnormalities in brain's control circuit
New research published today in JAMA Psychiatry shows for the first time that patients with mood and anxiety disorders share the same abnormalities in regions of the brain involved in emotional and cognitive control. (2019-10-30)
Narcissism can lower stress levels and reduce chances of depression
People who have grandiose narcissistic traits are more likely to be 'mentally tough,' feel less stressed and are less vulnerable to depression, research led by Queen's University Belfast has found. (2019-10-29)
Significantly fewer pregnant women take antidepressants
A pregnancy is not always a happy event and as many as 10-15% of pregnant women in Denmark have depressive symptoms. (2019-10-29)
Increased depression, suicidal thoughts and stress are reported in patients with chronically itchy skin
Itch is a very common symptom in patients suffering from skin diseases. (2019-10-29)
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