Psychiatric disorders may raise risk of COVID-19 re-infection: Research
Apr 19, 2022
Fully vaccinated COVID-19 survivors with a history of certain psychiatric disorders may be pre-disposed to reinfection, researchers from the San Francisco Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System and the...
Seniors with late-onset depression have poor treatment response
Apr 15, 2022
About one fifth of the patients aged 65 and older with first-time depression did not respond to antidepressant treatment during a one-year study period.
Pandemic safety measures raised seniors’ risk for depression, anxiety, analysts say
Apr 05, 2022
Older adults who stayed at home and practiced social distancing during the pandemic were more likely to experience mental health problems, including twice the risk of depressive symptoms, a new study finds.
Prevalence of depression up among those diagnosed with COVID-19
Mar 15, 2022
Prevalence of symptoms of depression and anxiety increased among those with COVID-19 who were bedridden for more than seven days
Antidepressant combos compared to monotherapy for acute depression
Feb 23, 2022
Combinations using an antagonist of presynaptic α2-autoreceptors may be an option for depression that does not respond to monotherapy
Depression, anxiety among top 10 health problems that emerge years before Alzheimer’s symptoms
Feb 24, 2022
Scientists have identified the 10 health issues that are most likely to appear years before an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis. The findings may offer clinical targets for prevention, they say.
Anxiety, depression bidirectionally linked to migraine, tension headache
Feb 07, 2022
Bidirectional association identified in large population-based follow-up study for migraine, tension-type headache
Robotic pets boost mood scores in dementia, day center study finds
Oct 28, 2021
Not only did measures of mood, behaviors and cognition improve in attendees with dementia, but the robot pets provided participants with an alternative way to express themselves, researchers say.
Depression may worsen survival in advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Oct 22, 2021
Two-year trajectory of depression symptoms significantly linked to cancer survival; association for anxiety not significant
Poorly controlled pain linked to disruptive behaviors in residents with dementia
Oct 21, 2021
Residents with uncontrolled pain are more likely to exhibit depression and behavioral symptoms including signs of psychosis, rejection of care and physical and verbal aggression, investigators say.