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Physician Suicide 101: Secrets, Lies & Solutions
“Maybe (like me) you just want to know why our colleagues die by suicide at twice the rate of their patients” asks this family physician. Here: results from 4 “psychological autopsies.”
Diagnosis and Treatment of Late-Life Depression
Clinicians will likely encounter increasing numbers of older adults with late-life depression. Advances in our understanding of the neurobiology can help inform diagnosis and prognosis.
Family Spirit Intervention Benefits Teen Moms, Babies
An intensive in-home program aimed at pregnant teens at risk for drug use and depression, specifically American Indian teens, proves successful.
Severely Depressed Most Responsive to Combined Cognitive and Drug Rx
Patients with severe depression are more likely to have symptom remission with a combination of cognitive therapy and antidepressant medication than those with less severe or more chronic illness.
Factors That Predispose Patients to Treatment-Resistant Depression
What to do once treatment-resistant depression is established based on risk factors and exclusion of other conditions? Insights here—and a treatment algorithm.
Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Unipolar Depression: Current Evidence
The discovery that a single IV infusion of low-dose (subanesthetic) ketamine exerts rapid antidepressant effects constitutes an expansion in our understanding of the neurobiology of depression and provides new avenues for drug development.
Disability Harms Mental Health in Multiple Sclerosis
This study found a positive relationship between physical disability and anxiety and depression, pointing to a need for routine evaluation.
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