Elderly people who developed depression during subsequent follow up were at increased risk of developing mild cognitive impairment.
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Elderly patients with lesser depression, a group larger than those with major depression, are more than five times as likely as healthy patients to descend into major depression within one year.
Whether or not cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) will help a person recover from depression can be predicted through brain imaging.
Results of a depression study show one in three depressed patients who previously did not achieve remission using an antidepressant became symptom free with the help of an additional medication.
Studies suggest two possible mechanisms for the link between depression and adverse outcomes in patients with coronary heart disease: lack of adherence to medication regimens.
Remission of a mother's depression within the first three months of treatment decreases the likelihood of her children having psychiatric disorders, such as mood or disruptive behavior disorders.
Older adults with depressive symptoms are more likely than those without depression to develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI) within six years.
The study addresses a major question in the treatment of depression: when to discontinue medication.
Study is first to investigate whether discontinuing depression treatment can lead to relapse during pregnancy.
When mothers experience symptoms of depression after the birth of their children they are less likely to breastfeed, play with, read to or perform other interactive parenting tasks with their newborns.
Depression during childhood was associated with an initially lower BMI among boys, but over time, the weight difference in depressed and non depressed men disappeared.
Antidepressants may be associated with modest increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children.
People feel as if there is a shadow over them; with low light levels creating Seasonal Affective Disorder, holiday bills hitting the mailbox, and New Year's resolutions already broken, depression is rampant.
This newfound protein may provide a more specific target for new treatments for depression, anxiety disorders and other psychiatric conditions.
Low income people with depression are less likely to respond to treatment and more likely to be suicidal than those who have higher incomes.
The finding on depression treatment advances hope for potential new target for antidepressants.
Etanercept (trade name Enbrel), approved for treating rheumatoid arthritis, effectively reduces not only the symptoms of the disease, but also depression and fatigue in psoriasis sufferers.
Although Prozac has achieved phenomenal marketing success, it may not be as effective as certain other antidepressants.
Not that doctors should avoid prescribing antidepressants for kids, but pointing out the potential for inappropriate use of antidepressants for depression treatment.
Major depression is a prevalent psychiatric disorder and a pressing public health problem.
Patients who chose their own treatment for depression had better outcomes than patients whose treatment was determined by their physicians alone.
Depression in teens came after substance and sexual activity, therefore teen sex may be cause of depression.