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2013-03-20 15:59:21

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants taken by a woman during pregnancy do not impact her infant's growth over the first year.

2013-03-13 10:28:56

A study published this week in PLOS Medicine finds that while antipsychotic medications are associated with small-to-moderate improvements in depressive symptoms in adults, there is little evidence for improvement on measures of quality of life and these medications are linked to adverse events such as weight gain and sedation.

2013-03-10 23:00:52

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on new research outlining how parents are more likely to be depressed.

2013-03-06 13:40:01

The perpetration of homicide by people with mental disorders has received much attention, but their risk of being victims of homicide has rarely been examined.

2013-02-27 14:02:42

Depression is a major cause of disability worldwide and effective management of this is a key challenge for health care systems.

2013-02-11 13:27:59

Young adults, in a period of transition, are often reluctant to seek treatment for mental health problems because of the stigma, inadequate insurance coverage and difficulty finding a mental health care provider.

Knowing About And Dealing With Depression
2013-02-06 08:02:15

Affecting one in five Americans, problems related to anxiety and depression can be difficult to overcome. Even so, there are particular signs that can distinguish the treatment options that are available for those suffering from depression.

Can Depression Be Good For You?
2013-01-24 10:13:23

The study of serotonin levels, the relation between depression and PTSD, and getting past the negative biases in human study reporting


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.