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Hysterectomy is associated with a higher long-term risk of depression and anxiety, according to a study published online in Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society.
Children who have a parent in prison may be more than twice as likely as other kids to have depression, attention problems and conduct disorders by the time they reach adolescence, a U.S. study suggests.
Abuse, PTSD & Trauma
Taking psychiatric medication did not hamper weight loss in people who participated in a structured weight loss program, researchers recently reported online in the journal Obesity.
Extending olanzapine treatment beyond remission of psychotic-depression symptoms may lower relapse rates, according to findings from the STOP-PD II randomized clinical trial.
Addiction Professional
Depression outranks education, income, and age as the single largest predictor of substance use during pregnancy, suggests a study published in the Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.
The use of second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs) is associated with an increased risk of cataracts in people with schizophrenia, researchers report.
Exercise is effective for both preventing and treating depression, yet the intervention does not receive the acknowledgement it warrants in clinical practice, reports a new review and meta-analysis published in Current Sports Medicine Reports.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Adding fluoxetine to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) did not reduce depressive symptoms in young people with moderate-to-severe major depressive disorder, researchers say.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may effectively treat non-severe depression, but the effect would not be apparent with the commonly used rating scale, researchers say.

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be able to use the sound of a person’s voice to detect depressed mood, a study presented at the recent Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence indicates.
The functional connectivity of brain networks associated with the experience of pain changes with antidepressant treatment of adults with persistent depressive disorder, researchers report.
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