Tag: "depressive" at medical news
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...h bullying and parent distress were linked to more depressive
symptoms in children, and these symptoms seemed to be related to poorer quality of life. One of the pathways to poor quality of life seems to be childhood depression, Janicke said. If a parent is distressed, that seems to impact a childs symptoms ...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...0.6 percent vs. 25.6 percent) Less likely to have depressive
symptoms (12.8 percent vs. 17.4 percent) Children who participated in the program during preschool and early school years also were more likely to be working full-time (42.7 percent vs. 36.4 percent), have completed more years of education and hav...
U of M report says early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood
... arrested for a felony, be incarcerated or develop depressive
symptoms. For example, the preschool group had hi... 16.5 percent compared with 21.1 percent and lower depressive
symptoms with 12.8 percent compared with 17.4 percent. The study directed by Reynolds is called th...
Students with symptoms of mental illness often don't seek help
...ces. Yet, among those with significant symptoms of depressive
or anxiety disorders, anywhere from 37 to 84 percent of students didn't seek treatment, depending on the disorder. However, 72 percent of students with positive screens for major depression did acknowledge they needed help for their mental health. Ov...
Dating violence and sexual assault associated with suicide attempts among urban teens
...violence has also been shown to be associated with depressive
symptoms and multiple health-compromising behaviors, the authors write. Elyse Olshen, M.D., M.P.H., of Columbia University Medical Center, New York, and colleagues analyzed self-administered, anonymous questionnaires completed by 8,080 students (ag...
Genetic variations may predispose some men to suicidal thoughts during treatment for depression
...rs who had been diagnosed with non-psychotic major depressive
disorder. They took the antidepressant citalopram ... not females in a sample of 94 patients with major depressive
disorder; hostility and anger expression have also been associated with suicide, they write. If re...
Adding medication improves recovery for elderly with depression, says Pitt School of Medicine study
...dication to a standard treatment regimen for major depressive
disorder in the elderly improves chances of recove...followed 105 adults aged 70 or older who had major depressive
disorder and who did not respond to standardized treatment of paroxetine and interpersonal psychothe...
New mothers often not asked about depression, UNC survey finds
...e questions represent the core symptoms of a major depressive
disorder. According to the study, only 43 percent of physicians said they were almost certain to ask whether a woman felt down, depressed or hopeless; only 27 percent said they were almost certain to ask about a womans interest in her usual activit...
Efficacy and safety of Aripiprazole as adjunctive therapy in major depressive disorder
In adults with major depressive
disorder, adding aripiprazole to antidepressant th...ies are important because many patients with major depressive
disorder do not achieve adequate symptom response, said study investigator Arif Khan, M.D., Medical ...
Persistent smokers may have higher risk to become depressed than never smokers
...so those smokers who quit have an elevated risk of depressive
symptoms in short run. However, in long run this r...smoking cessation in long run seem to protect from depressive
symptoms. It is known that depression is associated with cigarette smoking, but the nature of this...
High-quality child care for poor children found to offset the risk of later depression
...effects of less optimal early home environments on depressive
symptoms. Evidence indicating that good early childhood experiences can make a positive difference in the mental health of individuals born into poverty underscores the importance of investing in high quality early childhood experiences for poor chil...
Monthly interpersonal psychotherapy prevents relapse of depression in many women
...rrent depression may be able to prevent subsequent depressive
episodes with monthly maintenance interpersonal ps..., especially women who were able to recover from a depressive
episode using therapy alone. The Pittsburgh study looked at 99 women whose depressive
Depression among retired NFL players: Rates mirror the general public, but pain compounds symptoms
...professional football players experience levels of depressive
symptoms similar to those of the general population, but the impact of these symptoms is compounded by high levels of chronic pain," says lead author Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D., George A. Dean, M.D. Chair and Professor of Family Medicine at the U-M Heal...
Antidepressants safe for children and adolescents
...ety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and major depressive
disorder in children and adolescents, according to...tion antidepressants used to treat pediatric major depressive
disorder, OCD and anxiety in children and adolescents under the age of 19. Fifteen trials were of ma...
Tai Chi boosts immunity to shingles virus in older adults, NIH-sponsored study reports
...ups showed significant declines in the severity of depressive
symptoms. "This study builds upon preliminary research funded by NCCAM and we are delighted to see this rigorous trial of Tai Chi for varicella zoster immunity come to fruition," said Ruth L. Kirschstein, M.D., NCCAM Acting Director. ...
Study sheds light on medication treatment options for bipolar disorder
...is more common than mania in bipolar disorder, and depressive
episodes tend to last longer than episodes of mani...hought to confer a serious risk of a switch from a depressive
episode to a manic episode. Finding the right treatment balance for people with bipolar disorder ...
Embargoed March/April Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...w of data from 2,541 patients. Overall, levels of depressive
symptom severity for primary care and specialty care participants were similar, and the authors suggest that these findings indicate a need for aggressive management strategies for depressed patients in both the primary and specialty care settings.Ma...
Antidepressants improve post-stroke 'thinking outside the box'
...d significant improvement, regardless of how their depressive
symptoms changed. "We were somewhat surprised to initially not find any difference after the first 12 weeks of treatment. It took another 21 months after the initial treatments for the antidepressants to have a detectable effect," Paradiso said. ...
New insights into autoimmunity and depression
...searchers at Tel Aviv University set out to induce depressive
hallmarks in mice. Their findings, presented in the March 2007 issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism ( http://www.interscience.wiley.com/journal/arthritis ), shed light on the brain pathways of depression in general and in central nervous system dysfunctio...
Civic engagement keeps aging Americans mentally healthy after physical decline
... were not. The research also found lesser hikes in depressive
symptoms among men steadily involved in recreational associations, such as hobby or discussion groups. Authors Emily Greenfield and Nadine Marks of the University of Wisconsin-Madison used survey data to track changes in respondents' physical, psyc...
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