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Depression in older cancer patients is very common, and has debilitating effects on their quality of life both during and after treatment. University of Washington researchers are showing that there are ways to better this situation.
Contrary to the findings of some studies, new research indicates that augmenting antidepressant therapy with an omega-3 fatty acid supplement does not result in improvement in levels of depression in patients with coronary heart disease, according to a study in the October 21 issue of JAMA.
Depression in older cancer patients can be effectively treated with collaborative approach in primary-care settings.
Exposure to a certain class of antidepressant medications during pregnancy may be associated with an increased risk of preterm birth, a low five-minute Apgar score (a measure of overall health of the baby) and admission to the neonatal intensive care unit.
When people get brief, structured, phone-based cognitive behavioral psychotherapy soon after starting on antidepressant medication, significant benefits may persist two years after their first session, with only modest rises in cost.
Research finds even for those hospitalized for severe depression, many receive little follow-up.
Researchers from the FDA released an analysis on Tuesday that showed people under age 25 who take antidepressants have a higher risk of suicide, but adults older than that do not.
Psychosocial therapy combined with medication can effectively improve depression and recovery in stroke patients, according to a new study reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
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A lack of sunlight can lead to reduced mental performance, not just mood disorders, among depressed people, a U.S.
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