depression treatment


Bipolar depression : treatment options
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Objective: To review studies on treatments for bipolar depression and make recommendations for practising clinicians treating patients with bipolar depression . Method: Studies that examined various treatments for bipolar depression were evaluated and rated On August 10 and 11, 2004, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) convened an interdisciplinary working group of experts in cardiology, psychology, psychiatry, nursing, epidemiology, clinical trial methodology, and biostatistics to develop recommendations

Early symptom change prediction of remission in depression treatment
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Personality disorders and treatment outcome in the NIMH Treatment of Depression Collaborative Research Program
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METHOD The design, sample, and treatment conditions of the NIMH Treatment of Depression Collaborative Research Program have been described in detail elsewhere (13) and will be briefly summarized here. Subjects were male and female outpatients who met

A meta-analysis of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of depression
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MEDLINE (search terms provided) and the Avery-George-Holtzheimer Database of rTMS Depression Trials were searched for published and unpublished studies. No language restrictions were imposed. The reference lists of pertinent articles were searched and the

Cultural variations in the clinical presentation of depression and anxiety: implications for diagnosis and treatment
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This article reviews cultural variations in the clinical presentation of depression and anxiety. Culture-specific symptoms may lead to underrecognition or misidentification of psychological distress. Contrary to the claim that non-Westerners are prone to somatize their

The NIMH Depression Awareness, Recognition, and Treatment Program: structure, aims, and scientific basis
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Unrecognized, untreated, and undertreated depres-sive disorders extract an inordinate human and eco-nomic cost, despite the availability of an extensive ar-ray of effective clinical interventions. To enhance the availability and quality of care, the National Institute ofMental

Treatment -resistant depression
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Depression is a common condi-tion in the United States, with 12-month and lifetime prevalence rates of approximately 5 and 13 percent, respectively. 1 The mean age of onset is 30 years, and there is a higher prevalence in women, whites, and Native Americans. Only

Double-blind, controlled trial of inositol treatment of depression
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BRIEF REPORTS Double-Blind, Controlled Trial

Prevalence and management of treatment -resistant depression
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Treatment -resistant depression (TRD) is a major public health problem in terms of its prevalence and in terms of individual suffering and cost to society. Best estimates indicate 12-month prevalence rates of~ 3% for Stage 1 TRD (failure to respond to 1 adequate trial of

Clinical features of treatment -resistant depression
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ABSTRACT As many as 30-40% of patients with major depressive disorder are found to be unresponsive to a trial of antidepressant medication. Many patients labeled with treatmentresistant depression actually have pseudoresistance, in that they have been

Anger attacks in unipolar depression , Part 1: Clinical correlates and response to fluoxetine treatment
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Objective: Anger attacks are sudden, intense spells ofanger associated with a surge of autonomic arousal including such symptoms as tachycardia, sweating, flushing, and a feeling of being out ofcontrol. The purpose ofthis study was to determine whether depressed

Treatment of seasonal depression with d-fenfluramine
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Eighteen patients with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) participated in a double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study in 1986-1987. Each received, in random order, d- fenfluramine (15 mg po twice daily)-a serotonin-releasing drug previously shown to

Depression , anxiety and their relationship with chronic diseases: a review of the epidemiology, risk and treatment evidence
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METHODS Each of the six major disease groups was considered in three sections: epidemiology/prevalence; risk factors; and management. Computer searches of literature databases were conducted in each of these areas. The searches were limited to the best

Review of internet-based prevention and treatment programs for anxiety and depression in children and adolescents
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METHODS Search strategy The Cochrane Library, PsycINFO and PubMed databases were electronically searched in June 2009 with the key search terms online OR Internet OR computer* , youth OR child* OR adolescen* OR teen* , anx* OR depress* OR mood and

A review of treatment studies of depression in HIV
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Depression is a highly prevalent and interfering illness, with lifetim
e prevalence between 4.9% and 17.9% and a 1-year point prevalence of 10%. 1, 2 Symptoms of depression include persistent sadness, loss of interest, decreased appetite, low concentration, sleep

Assessment and treatment of depression following myocardial infarction
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Disorders, 4th ed. 10 (DSM-IV):(1) depressed mood;(2) markedly diminished interest or pleasure in all or nearly all activities;(3) significant weight loss or gain, or a decrease or increase in appetite;(4) insomnia or hypersomnia;(5) psychomotor agitation or

Patient preferences for depression treatment programs and willingness to pay for treatment
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Background: Current estimates of the societal costs of depression do not include estimates of how much individuals diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) would be willing to pay to eliminate their depression or how much they would have to be paid in order to

Can long-term treatment with antidepressant drugs worsen the course of depression
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Background: The possibility that antidepressant drugs, while effectively treating depression , may worsen its course has received inadequate attention. Method: A review of the literature suggesting potential depressogenic effects of long-term treatment with antidepressant drugs

Development and natural history of pediatric depression : treatment implications
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Object: To review the literature of the past three decades covering the epidemiology, clinical presentation and natural course of unipolar depression in children and adolescents. Method: Selected articles published in the past 30 years were reviewed. Results: The data