Depression

 
US Mental Health Crisis Meets Limited Treatment Capacity: APA Survey Findings
November 17, 2022

While 60% of US psychologists have no openings for new patients, demand for treatment continues to rise, especially among adolescents and health care workers.

All Health Care Professionals Can Support One Another's Mental Health, Expert Says
October 14, 2022

Not every physician has to be a mental health expert to assist their colleagues, staff, and patients in improving their mental well-being. Just start the conversation.

USPSTF Issues Final Recommendations for Anxiety, Depression Screening in Youth
October 13, 2022

For the first time, the task force recommended screening children aged 8 and older for anxiety in primary care settings.

Physician Wellbeing: Current State & Solutions to Improve It
October 13, 2022

There was no change in physician burnout in the past year and it remains significantly higher than pre-pandemic times, according to a new nationwide survey.

4 New Drugs Approved for Primary Care: Q3 2022
October 06, 2022

Novel NMDA receptor antagonist approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder, first topical PDE4i approved for plaque psoriasis, and more.

Current Telehealth Use 88% More Likely by Patients with Chronic Conditions: Survey
October 03, 2022

Telehealth continues to support continuity of care and to increase access to and willingness to use the health care system, according to survey authors.

CDC: Suicide Rate Up in 2021, Youth and Young Adults at Greatest Risk
September 30, 2022

The numbers drive up concern but do not provide context for this very complex issue, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Mental Health Treatment Utilization in America: 5 Findings from National Center for Health Statistics Report
September 28, 2022

The percentage of adults who received any mental health treatment increased, women were more likely than men to receive treatment, and 3 more key findings.

USPSTF: Primary Care Clinicians Should Screen Adults for Anxiety, Depression
September 21, 2022

USPSTF's draft statement is the first it has issued recommending primary care screening for adults younger than 65 who do not have signs or symptoms of anxiety or depression.

Novel Rapid-acting Treatment for Major Depressive Disorder First to Get FDA Nod
August 25, 2022

The dextromethorphan HBr-bupropion HCI combination uses the first new oral MOA in 6 decades and is labeled to improve depressive symptoms starting at 1 week.