(HealthDay)—For patients with major depressive disorder, continuation phase cognitive therapy (C-CT) and fluoxetine prevent relapse; and, a cognitive behavioral prevention (CBP) program provides lasting ...
Study finds most adult survivors of childhood cancer cope well, but some are susceptible to symptoms of depression
The majority of adult survivors of childhood cancer reported no or few symptoms of psychological distress over a 13 year follow-up period according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer, today (Wednesday).
A new drug target to treat depression and other mood disorders may lie in a group of GABA neurons (gamma-aminobutyric acid –the neurotransmitters which inhibit other cells) shown to contribute to symptoms like social withdrawal ...
New research suggests that getting depressed when it's cold and dreary outside may not be as common as is often believed.
People with mild depression underestimate their talents. However, new research led by the University of Hertfordshire shows that depressed people are more accurate when it comes to time estimation than their happier peers.
(Medical Xpress)—Grandmothers who care for their grandkids fulltime need help for depression and family strains, report researchers from the Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.
(HealthDay)—A home-based intervention delivered by social workers reduces symptoms and improves quality of life in older African-Americans with depressive symptoms, according to research published in the ...
(Medical Xpress)—New research suggests that mums with unhealthy diets during pregnancy are more likely to have children with behavioural problems. It has also shown that children with unhealthy diets have increased symptoms ...
A US model of treating depression through a network of specialists could effectively be imported into the UK, new research has revealed.
A trial involving middle-aged Australian women is investigating the use of a hormone treatment for symptoms of menopausal depression.
(Medical Xpress)—Adults increasingly are conveying their personal experiences with serious disease online, but do such chronicles help the authors or their audience?
A new study shows that grandparents and grandchildren have real, measurable effects on each other's psychological well-being long into grandchildren's adulthood.
Some adolescents who suffer with symptoms of depression also may be at risk for developing anxiety, according to a new study of children's mental health.
Researchers find depression in hip fracture patients hinders physical recovery and compromises immunity
Older people who suffer a hip fracture should be routinely tested and treated for depression to aid their recovery and prevent their immune systems from being compromised, according to new research from the ...
(HealthDay)—Employees are less depressed but more anxious than last year, with one-third of employees feeling tense or anxious much of the time, according to a report published by the ComPsych Corporation.