Psychology & Psychiatry

Depressed teens, depressed parents

The bond between parent and child extends far beyond sharing similar looks or behaviors, as symptoms of depression in teens and parents appear to be linked, according to research presented at the annual convention of the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Blood test unlocks new frontier in treating depression

Doctors for the first time can determine which medication is more likely to help a patient overcome depression, according to research that pushes the medical field beyond what has essentially been a guessing game of prescribing ...

Diabetes

Comorbid stress, depressive symptoms common in diabetes

(HealthDay)—For individuals with diabetes, comorbid stress and/or depressive symptoms are common and increase risks for adverse cardiovascular (CV) outcomes, according to a study published online Nov. 17 in Diabetes Care.

Diabetes

Self-management program cuts depressive symptoms in diabetes

(HealthDay)—For patients with diabetes, a self-management-oriented group program (Diabetes Motivation Strengthening [DIAMOS]) is associated with reductions in depressive symptoms, according to a study published online Jan. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Online program helps prevent teen depression

Although up to 20 percent of adolescents experience a depressive episode each year, the medical community has struggled to implement programs that effectively prevent depression.

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