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Researchers identify key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid antidepressant effects - News-Medical.net

Depression - Wed, 2017-06-21 23:54

Researchers identify key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid antidepressant effects
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UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid antidepressant effects in the brain, a crucial step to developing alternative treatments to the controversial drug being dispensed in a growing ...

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Ketamine as Depression Treatment Bolstered in New Study | Time ... - TIME

Depression - Wed, 2017-06-21 11:36

TIME

Ketamine as Depression Treatment Bolstered in New Study | Time ...
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For decades, scientists have searched for a new type of antidepressant, one that works differently from the 20-plus drugs already on the market. Finding a new ...
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WORKING ON WELLNESS: Omega-3 may boost effects of antidepressant medication - San Angelo Standard Times

Depression - Tue, 2017-06-20 17:52

San Angelo Standard Times

WORKING ON WELLNESS: Omega-3 may boost effects of antidepressant medication
San Angelo Standard Times
More than 40 clinical studies on people with depression have shown that supplementing with fish oil rich in omega-3 fatty acids can substantially boost the effectiveness of antidepressant medication. It appears that the magic is in the omega-3s ...

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Antidepressant use in under 18s jumps 12 percent in England ... - PharmaTimes

Depression - Tue, 2017-06-20 04:20

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Antidepressant use in under 18s jumps 12 percent in England ...
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The number of children and adolescents taking medicines to combat depression and anxiety has jumped 12 percent in a 12-month period, an investigation by ...
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Closer Monitoring Needed to Combat Poor Antidepressant Adherence - Medscape

Depression - Mon, 2017-06-19 11:06

Medscape

Closer Monitoring Needed to Combat Poor Antidepressant Adherence
Medscape
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — About half of patients treated with antidepressants do not adhere to their regimen, and a little more than 40% achieve recommended plasma levels of the drugs even when treated at the correct dose, say Czech researchers, who ...

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Number of under-18s on antidepressants in England rises by 12% - The Guardian

Depression - Sun, 2017-06-18 13:01

The Guardian

Number of under-18s on antidepressants in England rises by 12%
The Guardian
Tens of thousands of young people in England, including children as young as six, are being prescribed antidepressants by their doctors. The figures have prompted concern that medics may be overprescribing strong medication because of stretched and ...

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Predicting Antidepressant Efficacy - Utne Reader Online

Depression - Sat, 2017-06-17 12:11

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Predicting Antidepressant Efficacy
Utne Reader Online
In a study, the team used brain scans and personal history to gauge with 80 percent accuracy whether antidepressants would help. The research builds on previous findings that have connected depression with early life trauma and with activity in the ...

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Predicting Antidepressant Efficacy - Utne Reader Online

Depression - Thu, 2017-06-15 12:20

Utne Reader Online

Predicting Antidepressant Efficacy
Utne Reader Online
In a study, the team used brain scans and personal history to gauge with 80 percent accuracy whether antidepressants would help. The research builds on previous findings that have connected depression with early life trauma and with activity in the ...

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Lupin launches generic antidepressant in the US | Ultra News - Ultra News

Depression - Thu, 2017-06-15 03:13

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Lupin launches generic antidepressant in the US | Ultra News
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India's second biggest pharmaceutical company Lupin said it has launched the generic version of Valeant's Wellbutrin antidepressant tablet Wellbutrin XL in the ...
Lupin launches antidepressant tablets in USETHealthworld.com
Lupin launches anti-depressant tablets in USLivemint

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Study: Antidepressant Exposure Does Not Change Newborn Behavior - GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Depression - Wed, 2017-06-14 11:11

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Study: Antidepressant Exposure Does Not Change Newborn Behavior
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Newborn baby looking at mother Use of antidepressants during pregnancy does not appear to change the behavior of newborns at 2-4 weeks old, according to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The study's aim was to assess whether ...

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Use of antidepressants in pregnancy does not alter newborn behavior - Clinical Advisor

Depression - Wed, 2017-06-14 11:03

Clinical Advisor

Use of antidepressants in pregnancy does not alter newborn behavior
Clinical Advisor
The baby's behavior at 2 to 4 weeks after birth is not likely due to exposure to medication or depression.

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'Side Effects May Include': The Search for an Antidepressant That Works - Motherboard

Depression - Wed, 2017-06-14 10:07

Motherboard

'Side Effects May Include': The Search for an Antidepressant That Works
Motherboard
Different drugs vary in dosage and no single antidepressant is effective for everyone, meaning many people with mental illness spend months or years trying drug after drug and getting no relief (but plenty of unpleasant side effects). For nearly 40 ...

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Link between prenatal antidepressant use, ADHD risk may be ... - Healio

Depression - Wed, 2017-06-14 06:36

Link between prenatal antidepressant use, ADHD risk may be ...
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Prenatal antidepressant use and risk for ADHD may be partially due to confounding by indication of antidepressants, according to recent findings.“Recent ...

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Woman in texting suicide case 'intoxicated' by antidepressants, doctor says - CNN

Depression - Mon, 2017-06-12 19:06

CNN

Woman in texting suicide case 'intoxicated' by antidepressants, doctor says
CNN
She had been on Prozac for years before switching to another antidepressant, Celexa, in April 2014 -- three months before Roy's death, Breggin said. Such drugs can impair judgment, wisdom, understanding, love and empathy, he said -- especially in the ...
Teen in 'Suicide-by-Text' Case 'Enmeshed in Delusion': DoctorNewser
Expert witness: Carter was 'deluded'Boston Herald
Psychiatrist: Carter followed Roy into 'very dark place'WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
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No Long-term Antidepressant Adherence Benefit Seen With Simultaneous Benzodiazepine Use - Psychiatry Advisor

Depression - Mon, 2017-06-12 09:01

Psychiatry Advisor

No Long-term Antidepressant Adherence Benefit Seen With Simultaneous Benzodiazepine Use
Psychiatry Advisor
Yet starting benzodiazepines simultaneously does not appear to influence whether patients are still taking antidepressants 6 months later. “We observed no clinically meaningful difference in antidepressant treatment length between simultaneous new ...

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Whanganui residents taking 11% more antidepressants than in 2012 - New Zealand Herald

Depression - Sun, 2017-06-11 13:07

Whanganui residents taking 11% more antidepressants than in 2012
New Zealand Herald
The amount of antidepressant medication dispensed in Whanganui has risen hugely in recent years, according to figures from the Ministry of Health. Antidepressants were dispensed as either original prescriptions or repeats more than 61,000 times in ...

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Knowing the signs and symptoms of antidepressant and anxiety ... - Valley News

Depression - Sat, 2017-06-10 13:18

Knowing the signs and symptoms of antidepressant and anxiety ...
Valley News
The story I wrote this week on the recent passing of Murrieta Mesa High School senior Alexis Doss touched me deeply. As a human being I can only describe t.

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High-status job spells worse response to antidepressant Tx - Philippine Star

Depression - Sat, 2017-06-10 11:17

High-status job spells worse response to antidepressant Tx
Philippine Star
Depressed patients with a high-status job appear to be significantly less responsive to antidepressant therapy than other workers, reported at the annual congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Presented a multicenter study of 654 ...

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