A new cohort study confirmed a previously reported association between treatment with antidepressants and hip fracture in older adults, but it contained a twist.
Major Depressive Disorder
Over time, untreated major depressive disorder (MDD) changes a person’s brain, according to brain imaging research published online in The Lancet Psychiatry.
Ketamine and other glutamatergic drugs produce rapid antidepressant effects, a new evidence review reports, but questions about the agents and their ramifications persist.
Compared with 50 years ago, cannabis products today contain increased amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the cannabinoid responsible for the high marijuana users experience, according to a research analysis.
A healthy diet full of vegetables, fruit and whole grains is tied to a lower risk for depression in the elderly, according to preliminary research.
New guidelines endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics aim to support primary care clinicians in managing adolescent depression.