Depression

Mothers with postpartum depression had significant improvement in symptoms 12 weeks after taking a 1-day online cognitive behavioral therapy workshop.
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Discontinuing antidepressant therapy significantly increased the risk of relapse among patients in primary care practices who felt well enough to stop taking antidepressants.
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Adding lithium to usual care did not reduce the risk of a repeated suicide-related event in veterans with major depression or bipolar disorder who had survived a previous event.
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An investigational drug for postpartum depression was associated with improvements in core symptoms of depression and maternal functioning.
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Results of a recent study show that antidepressant prescription fills during pregnancy were associated with a small decrease in standardized test scores in children for mathematics but not for language.
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The psychedelic compound psilocybin was not more effective than the antidepressant escitalopram in reducing symptoms of depression in patients with moderate-to-severe major depressive disorder.
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Six weeks of 10-minute sessions using a smartphone app reduced depressive symptoms in patients with diabetes or hypertension in Brazil and Peru, according to 2 recent randomized clinical trials.
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