Treatment Of Depression

Depression, anxiety generally unrelated to inflammatory bowel disease

New research shows that patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are not significantly related to most psychiatric symptoms, including depression, anxiety, and stress. A team, led by Thomas C. Mules, Christchurch Hospital, Canterbury District Health Board, Canterbury, New Zealand, correlated objective measures of disease activity with psychological symptoms in IBD …

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The brains of depressed teens are muted d

image: Illustration: fMRI (Functional Magnetic Resonance Image) of the brain showing the location of areas of reduced activity (credit: Liliana Capitão). seen Following Credit: Liliana Capitão Scientists have measured brain activity in young people with and without depression and have found that the brains of depressed adolescents respond silently to …

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Staying on antidepressants reduces risk of relapse

Share on PinterestExperts say some people can benefit from taking antidepressant medication for longer. Dougal Waters / Getty Images Researchers report that more than half of participants in a recent study relapsed into depression after stopping antidepressants. Experts say some people need to keep taking antidepressants for longer, while others …

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