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Depression

Depression

When to suspect depression? Which patients to screen? How -- and when -- to treat? Is therapy optimal? Insights here.

Depression

Are suicide rates higher or lower during holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas? Take the quiz and learn more.

“Maybe (like me) you just want to know why our colleagues die by suicide at twice the rate of their patients” asks this family physician. Here: results from 4 “psychological autopsies.”

Clinicians will likely encounter increasing numbers of older adults with late-life depression. Advances in our understanding of the neurobiology can help inform diagnosis and prognosis.

An intensive in-home program aimed at pregnant teens at risk for drug use and depression, specifically American Indian teens, proves successful.

Patients with severe depression are more likely to have symptom remission with a combination of cognitive therapy and antidepressant medication than those with less severe or more chronic illness.

What to do once treatment-resistant depression is established based on risk factors and exclusion of other conditions? Insights here—and a treatment algorithm.

The discovery that a single IV infusion of low-dose (subanesthetic) ketamine exerts rapid antidepressant effects constitutes an expansion in our understanding of the neurobiology of depression and provides new avenues for drug development.

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