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Cognitive therapy to treat moderate to severe depression is just as effective as antidepressants, according to a study published in Archives of General Psychiatry. The study, conducted by researche ...


EMEA ( European Medicines Agency ) has completed its review of two classes of antidepressants and concluded that they should not be used in children and adolescents except in their approved indication ...


Researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health ( NIMH ), a part of National Institute of Health ( NIH ) found that carriers of the short allele of a polymorphism of the in the serotonin trans ...


Duloxetine ( Cymbalta ) significantly reduced anxiety symptoms in elderly patients with depression, compared with those treated with a sugar pill. In the eight-week study of people over age 65 with ...


Teenage depression is widespread and can become a life-long illness, but is more often transitory, said Constance Hammen, of the University of California Los Angeles ( UCLA ). "Adolescent depressio ...


A head-to- head study comparing Olanzapine and Fluoxetine capsules ( OFC ) and Lamotrigine for the treatment of bipolar depression, showed that patients treated with OFC experienced significantly gre ...


Researchers discovered that rats exhibiting the signs of depression have increased levels of the omega-6 fatty acid, arachidonic acid, in their brains. During recent years, omega-3 fatty acids have ...


Researchers at the Duke University Medical Center have pinpointed circuitry in the brains of monkeys that assesses the level of risk in a given action. Their findings could give insights into why hu ...


The incidence of bipolar disorder in the general population is considerably higher than earlier studies have indicated. The new prevalence estimate counts 4.3 percent of adults in the U.S. suffer f ...


A study suggests that children whose fathers have had postnatal depression, have an increased risk of behavioural and emotional problems in early life. The researchers found the effect was the same e ...


Postmenopausal women with depressive symptoms have significant reductions in heart rate variability ( HRV ) and higher heart rates, suggestive of increased sympathetic tone. These women may be at inc ...


A research found that children born full term but weighing less than 5.5 lbs had a 50% increased risk of psychological distress in later life. The study is published in the British Journal of Psychia ...


For the first time, a study demonstrated in separate short-term trials that a single drug, Quetiapine ( Seroquel ), may be effective in treating both the manic and depressive phases of bipolar disorde ...


Many second-generation antidepressants, despite differences in drug classification and cost, offer patients essentially the same benefits with little variation in risks, University of North Carolina ( ...


Epidemiologic Survey of Alcohol and Related Conditions ( NESARC ) has showed for the first time that middle age and Native American race increase the likelihood of current or lifetime major depressive ...