The researchers evaluated socioeconomic data from the 2011 Combining Medications to Enhance Depression Outcomes (CO-MED) study to ascertain whether social determinants affect treatment response in those with major depression.
Publication databases were searched through October 2021 for randomized clinical trials of treatments for unipolar depression. Only studies that reported information about socioeconomic factors were included.
Tulane University researchers asked respondents in an online survey to report the impact of their COVID-19 experiences and COVID-19 disruption, as well as any mental health, physical health, or alcohol problems they experienced before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Three-quarters of all psychiatric disorders occur by early adulthood (mid-20s). This fact suggests that bio-psychosocial factors occurring from the fetal period through early adulthood could play a crucial role in risk. This nonsystematic review sought to synthesize key epidemiological evidence of relevant risk factors.
Two experts speak about how apps address different needs and use different technologies, but taken together, they shed light on the manifold ways that apps can be used for depression management in clinical practice.
Depressive symptoms and sleep disorders, including insomnia, hypersomnia, and disrupted breathing, are considered heart disease risk factors. Other studies have linked sleep disorders and depression. This study analyzes heart disease risk in people with both sleep disorders and depression.