Of all the antidepressant efficacy trials conducted between 1991 and 2013, just 1 explicitly included patients who presented with suicidality.
Women with depression are more than three times more likely to use cannabis during pregnancy compared with women without depression.
The researchers found that the onset of the ECT effect was accelerated by a dose of 0.3 mg/kg of ketamine, but the antidepressant effect was not enhanced.
The COVID-19 epidemic has underscored potential gaps in mental health services during emergencies, while also testing the resilience of healthcare workers and medical systems.
Since its inception, the practice of intermittent fasting has been linked to such benefits as increased lifespan, mitigation of chronic disease risk, and improvements in physical performance.
Between 2000 and 2017, unintentional deaths and suicides related to opioid use have increased substantially, whereas overall deaths from have decreased.
Ketamine may be a useful treatment option when there is an urgent need for symptom improvement and for patients with pre-existing cognitive impairments.
Women with insomnia were more likely to report prior or current depression than women without insomnia in the study.
Depression, anxiety, and reduced quality of life are seen more frequently in patients with atopic eczema—and these associations imply that it may be more than just a skin disease.
Practicing gynecologists largely fail to screen women for symptoms of depression during perimenopause, according to a study published in Menopause.
Since the 1960s, the number of psychiatric beds in the United States has decreased dramatically as a result of the closure of the traditional asylum system and the shift to community-based mental health care.
There have been substantial increases in the rates of depressive symptoms, probable depression, and suspected post-traumatic stress disorder among civilians in Hong Kong following the start of widespread protests.
An increased risk of attempting suicide is present both before and after the abortion, suggesting that having an abortion is not the primary contributor to this risk.
True acupuncture is more effective than placebo and standard care in reducing the number and severity of radiation-induced xerostomia (dry mouth) symptoms at 1 year following treatment in patients with head and neck cancer.
Among US adults with a high school education or less, an increase in the state-level minimum wage may reduce the suicide rate.
Yoga has a positive effect on the structure and/or function of various brain regions and networks.
Results published in JAMA Network Open suggest that physicians with positive screening for depressive symptoms were at higher risk for making medical errors.
Researchers found evidence for a divergent association between lifetime MDD and the prevalence and severity of symptoms in patients with migraine.
Positive results on the Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) may be helpful for identifying youths admitted to the emergency department (ED) who are at risk for suicidal behaviors.
In recent years, researchers have investigated a potential link between gout and depression. We review clinical evidence on the subject.