Depression

AMA Moves to Ban Direct-To-Consumer Pharmaceutical Ads

According to the AMA, direct-to-consumer advertising of pharmaceuticals and medical devices drives up health care costs and should be banned. [More…]

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National Depression Screening Day

October 8th is National Depression Screening Day This year commemorates the 25th Annual National Depression Screening Day Screenings in schools […]

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Shared Decision Making Tool for Antidepressant Choices

The choice of antidepressant in primary care can directly affect outcomes and quality of care for patients with depression. Faculty […]

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Americans Say They View Mental and Physical Health As Equally Important

A recent Harris Poll survey about attitudes toward mental health was conducted on behalf of the Anxiety and Depression Associations […]

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Primary Care Providers Should Screen For Depression: US Task Force

This week the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on screening for […]

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Atypical Antipsychotic Shows Promise for New MDD Subtype

New to the diagnosis of major depressive disorder as of DSM-5 is the specifier “with mixed features.” According to DSM-5, […]

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Antidepressants Can Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes

A study being presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting this coming weekend reports that patients with moderate to severe […]

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Watching Individual Neurons Respond During Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is used to treat refractory major depression. Until now, there was no way of knowing exactly […]

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