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A Columbia study of women after menopause seeking treatment for depression may yield answers.
Studies indicate that 29% to 46% of patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder show partial or no response to treatments.
A Columbia study aims find out which treatments work best to alleviate major depressive disorder and improve quality of life for individuals with breast cancer.
The best way to support women’s mental health is to implement policies that improve access to health care systems, family leave, food security, and housing, Dr. Elizabeth Fitelson said.
Source:NBC NEW YORKJune 8, 2017
Dr. Madelyn Gould can not be certain that social media contributes to the increase ...but there is a danger that it could change norms about what is acceptable.
Source:US News & World ReportMay 18, 2017
Dr. Drew Ramsey: “People who eat a lot of fast food have about a 60-80% increased risk of developing depression, and those who eat a Mediterranean diet have a reduced risk of 40-50 percent,”
- May 15, 2017
The brain’s mu opioid receptors are responsible for the depression-relieving effects of an antidepressant called tianeptine, reports a new study.
Source:MedscapeFebruary 3, 2017
Results from the first-ever randomized controlled clinical trial to test a dietary intervention as a treatment for clinical depression.
Dr. Mann is the inaugural recipient of the Vitucci Memorial Award.
Lock and Protect: Reducing Adolescent Access to Lethal Means for Suicide is a pilot study to investigate the feasibility of a novel, tablet-based emergency department intervention.
This research project aims to combine novel brain imaging techniques with smartphone assessment to understand factors that contribute to depression and suicidal thoughts and behaviors in adolescents.