Mood disorders are common mental health sequelae of cancer, but depression in patients with cancer is frequently missed by healthcare providers, and there are many reasons for this oversight.
The authors examine the potential areas of concern during the postpartum period, as well as practical approaches to differential diagnosis and treatment.
There is no one-size-fits-all solution to how people and cultures should respond to overwhelming stress, depression, and trauma.
If serotonin was once American psychiatry’s “high school crush,” the field now appears wedded to a more mature model of biological and psychosocial understanding.
Twenty years ago, it was rare for college students to mention suicidal thoughts, and even more rare to involve parents in their care. Today, students are more likely to describe suicidal ideation, necessitating a more thorough safety assessment with potential outreach to parents.
In the US, depression ranks fifth in the number of disability-adjusted life years lost due to illness and employment problems often persist, even if help is sought. Helping those who want and/or need to work is part of providing comprehensive, patient-centered care.
New Analysis of Antidepressants in Pregnancy Finds Little Added Risk of Newborn Pulmonary Hypertension
An overview of the largest study to examine persistent pulmonary hypertension in newborns (PPHN) exposed to antidepressants late in pregnancy.
Renal failure is not an uncommon disorder either in the general public or in patients with psychiatric disorders, but accompanying depression, anxiety, and loss must be attended to during such an illness.
The association remained statistically significant even after adjusting for age, waist circumference, smoking, and other confounders.
A 2-year study found a threefold increased risk of cardiovascular disease in older patients with major depression.