Patients with a positive SPI were significantly more likely than were those with a negative SPI to have a depressive disorder
diagnosis (80% vs.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in August 2002 for both the initial and maintenance treatment of major depressive disorder
during adolescence not only present an increased risk of recurrent depressive disorders
during adulthood (Harrington, 1996; Harrington, Fudge, Rutter, Pickles, & Hill, 1990; Pine, Cohen, Gurley, Brook, & Ma, 1998), but also may be predictive of elevated medical problems in adults as well as tobacco dependence in adult females (Bardone et al.
The "strongest risk factor for the new onset of diagnosed depressive disorders
was the increased variability of estradiol [around the woman's own mean levels] at the time of the diagnosed disorder," Dr.
make one feel exhausted, worthless, helpless, and hopeless.
Outcomes in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
Practice parameters for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with depressive disorders
Further case control studies by controlling the types of major depressive disorders
and including interactions of gene-gene, gene-environment, and other variations with larger sample sizes are required to elucidate the role of beta-1-adrenergic gene polymorphisms in major depressive disorder
Patients with nicotine dependence, obesity, depressive disorders
, and alcohol abuse were had "statistically significant" relative risks of 4.
The risk of both anxiety disorders and depressive disorders
was greatest among those with FAP who met Rome III Diagnostic Questionnaire for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders criteria for an abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorder at follow-up.
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): 'Burnout syndrome' may be a precursor to depressive disorders
, researchers say.
Doctors from Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, and Qatar will be partaking in the two-day conference in order to lay down a multifaceted treatment approach to combating depressive disorders
Conclusions: The available evidence suggests that omega-3 fatty acids are a potential treatment of depressive disorders
, but not mania.
However, co-morbid depressive disorders
were associated with increased symptom severity and functional impairment, consistent with previous reports from developing countries, emphasising the importance of comorbidity in MSD.
1,2) However the relationship between androgen deficiency and depressive disorders
is complicated by the progressive age-related decline in male hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) function, including a decline in serum testosterone concentrations through both central (pituitary) and peripheral (testicular) mechanisms.