Impact Of Depression On Intimate Relationships
Three studies were conducted to gain an understanding of the impact that depression has on intimate relationships.
Visitors to depressioNet helped in this research.
Depression and suicide of most concern to Australia's youth
Young Australians rank depression and suicide as one of the three most important issues confronting them and their peers, according to a new national youth survey conducted by the community service organisation, Mission Australia.
Psychotherapy can help suicidal patients
Psychotherapy may be a valuable treatment for these patients. This finding could be a first step towards improving the management of suicidal behaviour.
Lack Of Exercise, Depression Could Be Cause Most Fatal Heart Attack Deaths
The well-known link between depression and fatal heart attacks may be mostly a result of lack of exercise by seriously depressed adults, scientists report today.
A Controlled Study of Behviour Inhibition in Children of Parents With Panic Disorder
Research on the effects of lithium and Depakote on the brains of rats and humans.
A recent finding yielded the astounding result that lithium "significantly increases
total gray matter volume in the human brain of patients with manic-depressive illness."
Depression and Heart Disease
Depression consists of a range of symptoms -- some of which may be more predictive of death for coronary artery disease patients than others, according to a study.
Effects of Melatonin on Sleep
Research showing the benefits of a naturally occuring chemical, Melatonin, and how oral
doses can improve sleeping patterns.
New Treatment Could Beat Blues
Researchers at the Stanford University Mood Disorders Clinic are taking part in a
nationwide trial designed to help treatment-resistant sufferers of severe depression.
Study Supports Genetic Origins of Manic Depression
A recent study by scientists from the University of Michigan has found a
30% higher concentration of certain signaling cells that may help explain, treat "manic depression"
Classifying Depression: Should Paradigms Lost Be Regained?
Written by: Gordon Parker
This research is from the American Journal of Psychiatry and has been written for those with medical knowledge.
Voice Key To Suicide Intention, Study Finds
The voices of people who have decided to commit suicide are higher pitched than those who are merely
depressed, a United States study has found.
Depression & Insomnia: Which Comes First?
An abstract of a study conducted to test the hypothesis that, for many people suffering from both
depression and insomnia, treating the insomnia successfully without medication can cause the depression to lift as well.
DUKE STUDY: Exercise may be just as effective
as medication for treating major depression.
The researchers studied 156 elderly patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD) and
assigned them to three groups: exercise, medication, or a combination of medication and exercise.
To the surprise of the researchers, after 16 weeks all three groups showed statistically significant
and similar improvement in measurements of depression.
Cognitive approach to depression and suicidal thinking in psychosis
A research study on the correlation of Schizophrenia and depressive symptoms.
Published in the British Journal of Psychiatry conducted by the Royal College of Psychaitrists.