A team at the University of Alabama at Birmingham conducted this study to measure changes in depression
rate and severity during the first 12 months of antiretroviral therapy and to identify factors linked to depression
after 12 months of therapy.
Conclusion: Almost half of the patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis coming to a tertiary care set up had clinical depression
but were never diagnosed or referred to a Psychiatrist.
Conclusion: High frequency of depression
was found among elderly community and diversity exists in predicting factors.
Conclusion: More than one-third of in-patients had co-morbid depression
diagnoses, mostly unrecognised by their clinicians.
The observation that expecting and new fathers disproportionately experience depression
suggests that more efforts should be made to improve screening and referral, say the authors, particularly in light of mounting evidence that early paternal depression
may have substantial emotional, behavioural, and developmental effects on children.
The Medius Institute for Gay Men's Health in New York City, which has been studying gays and depression
, recently called for mental health exams to become part of regular checkups and recommended educational programs to teach gay men about the symptoms of mental illness.
Swett then discusses the challenges to local social structures and power relationships and the tensions injected into family and neighborhood life by the onset of the Depression
For comparison, doctors gave the depression
questionnaire to 102 people, average age 66, who were scheduled to have vascular surgery on their legs.
The group agreed that current therapies are generally effective, but depression
may be seriously under-diagnosed.
is not a simple case of feeling "blue" on occasion.
In an attempt to identify causal factors, it has been hypothesized that depression
results from the interaction between a person's biological and psychological vulnerabilities and a stressful life event (Cicchetti and Toth, 1998).
If the post-Heisei Depression
bounce is anything like the 2.
One reason is that depression
negatively affects school performance (Kaltiala-Heino, Rimpelae, & Rantanen, 1998).
is hard to identify and often is confused with irritability, anger and acting out, and can be viewed as typical teenage behavior, according to Goldberg.
OTTAWA -- Routine screening of adult patients for depression
will improve the detection of depression
in clinical practices that have systems to assure an accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and follow-up says a recently published article by the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care in the Canadian Medical Journal.