Psychology & Psychiatry

Depressive symptoms increased during migraine headache

(HealthDay)—Patients report increased depressive symptomatology in the migraine headache phase of a migraine attack, according to a study published online Nov. 4 in the Journal of Affective Disorders.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression and insomnia should be treated individually

A common belief that insomnia is a secondary symptom of depression when they co-occur is not supported by scientific evidence, and doctors should direct targeted diagnostic and treatment attention to both disorders, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study links mental health with risk of tuberculosis

New research presented at this year's European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) taking place online (9-12 July) shows that individuals affected by mental illnesses including depression and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Using artificial intelligence to overcome mental health stigma

Depression is a worldwide problem, with serious consequences for individual health and the economy, and rapid and effective screening tools are thus urgently needed to counteract its increasing prevalence. Now, researchers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Risk factors for depression are less decisive in old age

Risk factors for cardiovascular diseases like smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes also increase the likelihood of suffering from depressive mood or depression. Until now, however, it was unclear whether this influence ...

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