Depression

 
Ketamine Mechanism of Action in Depression Observed in New Study
June 30, 2020

Ketamine used in patients with treatment-resistant depression operates via serotonin 1B receptors by way of a previously unknown mechanism of action, according to a new study from Sweden.

EEG May Speed Antidepressant Choice
January 24, 2020

Analysis of EEG data from patients with major depressive disorder predicted response to SSRI treatment with accuracy of nearly 80%, according to a new study.

Depression Treatment in Primary Care Gets a Lift
January 03, 2020

Highlights from a recent evidence-based review offer guidance on feasible depression treatments in primary care.

Depression Presents Diagnostic Challenges in Primary Care
November 21, 2019

Highlights of an evidence-based review offer practical guidance for effective depression screening and assessment strategies for primary care physicians.

Depression Severity Strongly Linked to Non-Fatal Cardiovascular Disease
November 13, 2019

A new study being presented next week at AHA's 2019 Scientific Sessions found a strong link between depression and non-fatal heart disease. 

"Brain Pacemaker" Shows Promise for Treatment-Resistant Depression
October 08, 2019

A new study suggests that deep brain stimulation may be a safe and effective treatment option for patients with treatment-resistant depression. 

10 New Drugs for Primary Care: Q1 2019
April 11, 2019

Highlights: The first liquid solution of colchicine for prophylaxis of gout, the first generic version of Advair Diskus,® and 8 more new and approved drugs.

Top 5 Depression Apps for Primary Care Providers
September 26, 2018

This month, our app reviewer selected the top 5 depression apps that you and your patients can use. Which ones made the cut?

Treatment-resistant Depression: 5 Steps to Follow for Primary Care
April 19, 2018

Five tips for PCPs on managing treatment-resistant depression were offered at the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 today. Patient Care offers a summary.

Sleep Apnea Increases the Risk of Depression in Men
June 10, 2015

The association remained statistically significant even after adjusting for age, waist circumference, smoking, and other confounders.