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101. Depression in adults

Depression in adults Depression in adults - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Depression in adults Last reviewed: August 2018 Last updated: March 2018 Summary Common symptoms include persistent low mood, loss of interest and enjoyment, sleep and appetite changes, guilt or self-criticism, poor concentration, and reduced energy. Affects 5% to 10% of patients in the primary care setting. Risk factors include (...) prior depression and a family history of depression. Recent bereavement, stress, or medical illness may contribute. For screening and diagnosis, self-rating forms are helpful, but clinical diagnosis is essential. Positive screening should trigger full history, mental status examination, treatment, and follow-up. Most patients respond well to treatment with antidepressants, psychotherapy, or a combination of both. Suicidal ideation can occur before and peak during treatment, so early close follow-up

BMJ Best Practice2018

102. Overview of depression

Overview of depression Overview of depression - Summary of relevant conditions | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Overview of depression Last reviewed: August 2018 Last updated: June 2018 Introduction Depression is a mental state characterised by persistent low mood, loss of interest and enjoyment in everyday activities, neurovegetative disturbance, and reduced energy, causing varying levels of social and occupational dysfunction (...) . Depressive disorders are common in people of all ages and may be classified depending on the duration, severity, and number of symptoms, and the degree of functional impairment. American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, 5th ed. (DSM-5). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing; 2013. In bipolar disorder, a manic episode may have been preceded by and may be followed by hypomanic or major depressive episodes. American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic

BMJ Best Practice2018

103. Persistent depressive disorder

Persistent depressive disorder Persistent depressive disorder - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Persistent depressive disorder Last reviewed: August 2018 Last updated: January 2018 Summary Common forms of depression, but lasting longer than acute major depressive disorder. Frequently misdiagnosed because the correct criteria to diagnose this condition are often not applied. The DSM-5, published (...) by the American Psychiatric Association, developed new diagnostic criteria for persistent depressive disorder, which includes both chronic major depressive disorder and the previous category of dysthymic disorder (dysthymia), or chronic low-grade depression. The DSM-5 includes specifiers to identify different pathways to the diagnosis of persistent depressive disorder and various presentations based on severity and clinical characteristics. Associated with significant functional impairment (including

BMJ Best Practice2018

104. Depression in children

Depression in children Depression in children - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Depression in children Last reviewed: August 2018 Last updated: March 2018 Summary Characterised by sad or irritable mood, anhedonia, decreased capacity to have fun, decreased self-esteem, sleep disturbance, social withdrawal or impaired social relationships, and impaired school performance. One of the most common paediatric (...) psychiatric disorders, especially among girls during adolescence. At-risk children should be screened for depression. It is crucial to make an accurate diagnosis, based on a comprehensive assessment and review of the history, with input from multiple sources. The safety of the child and others, and the duration and severity of depression, need to be evaluated carefully to help determine the appropriate level of care and treatment modality. Treatment is typically with active monitoring, specific

BMJ Best Practice2018

105. Collaborative Care for Depression among Patients with Limited English Proficiency: a Systematic Review

Collaborative Care for Depression among Patients with Limited English Proficiency: a Systematic Review 29256085 2017 12 19 1525-1497 2017 Dec 18 Journal of general internal medicine J Gen Intern Med Collaborative Care for Depression among Patients with Limited English Proficiency: a Systematic Review. 10.1007/s11606-017-4242-4 Patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) have high rates of depression, yet face challenges accessing effective care in outpatient settings. We undertook (...) a systematic review to investigate the effectiveness of the collaborative care model for depression for LEP patients in primary care. We queried online PubMed, PsycINFO, CINAHL and EMBASE databases (January 1, 2000, to June 10, 2017) for quantitative studies comparing collaborative care to usual care to treat depression in adults with LEP in primary care. We evaluated the impact of collaborative care on depressive symptoms or on depression treatment. Two reviewers independently extracted key data from

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106. Clinical Utility of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 in the Assessment of Major Depression After Broad-Spectrum Traumatic Brain Injury

Clinical Utility of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 in the Assessment of Major Depression After Broad-Spectrum Traumatic Brain Injury 28647552 2017 12 12 2017 12 12 1532-821X 98 12 2017 Dec Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation Arch Phys Med Rehabil Clinical Utility of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 in the Assessment of Major Depression After Broad-Spectrum Traumatic Brain Injury. 2514-2519 S0003-9993(17)30410-0 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.05.019 To determine the predictive validity (...) of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) when screening for symptoms of depression after traumatic brain injury. Retrospective analysis of data collected as part of routine clinical outpatient care over a period of 30 months. Regional rehabilitation facility. Persons (N=137) with mild to severe traumatic brain injury who were referred for neuropsychological evaluation within 1 to 12 months. Not applicable. PHQ-9 and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2-Restructured Form. PHQ-9 scores ≥10 had

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107. The effectiveness of treatment for anxiety and/or depression in children ? Systematic reference list

The effectiveness of treatment for anxiety and/or depression in children ? Systematic reference list The effectiveness of treatment for anxiety and/or depression in children – Systematic reference list - NIPH Selected items added to basket Close Vis søkefelt How can we help you today? Search for: Søk Menu • • The effectiveness of treatment for anxiety and/or depression in children – Systematic reference list Søk i Folkehelsa.no Search for: Søk Infectious diseases & Vaccines Close Mental (...) & Physical health Close Environment & Lifestyle Close Health in Norway Close Quality & Knowledge Close Research & Access to data Close Key message The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services was commissioned to find documentation about the effectiveness of treatment for anxiety and/or depression in children. We searched for existing clinical guidelines, overviews of systematic reviews, and systematic reviews. Our findings are presented in this systematic reference list. We did not assess

The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services2018

108. Internet Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Depression in Older Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Internet Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Depression in Older Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial 28426917 2017 12 23 2151-4658 70 1 2018 Jan Arthritis care & research Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) Internet Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Depression in Older Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. 61-70 10.1002/acr.23257 To determine the efficacy of an internet-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (iCBT) program for depression in older adults (...) with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee and comorbid major depressive disorder (MDD). We conducted a randomized controlled trial in 69 adults (ages ≥50 years) meeting criteria for MDD and OA of the knee with 1-week postintervention (week 11) and 3-month followup (week 24) end points. Patients were allocated to either a 10-week iCBT program for depression added to treatment as usual (TAU) or to a TAU control group. Primary outcomes were depression symptoms (9-Item Patient Health Questionnaire [PHQ-9

EvidenceUpdates2018

111. Evaluation of anxiety and depression in mothers of children with asthma

Evaluation of anxiety and depression in mothers of children with asthma Electronic Physician (ISSN: 2008-5842) http://www.ephysician.ir December 2017, Volume: 9, Issue: 12, Pages: 6058-6062, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19082/6058 Corresponding author: Assistant Professor Dr. Elahe Heidari, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran. Tel: +98.9155574738, Email: heidarie@mums.ac.ir Received: March 08, 2017, Accepted: August 04, 2017 (...) , Published: December 2017 iThenticate screening: August 06, 2017, English editing: December 12, 2017, Quality control: December 15, 2017 © 2017 The Authors. This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- NoDerivs License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made. Page 6058 Evaluation of anxiety and depression in mothers

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112. BICAO-induced ischaemia caused depressive-like behaviours and caspase-8/-9-dependent brain regional neural cell apoptosis in mice

BICAO-induced ischaemia caused depressive-like behaviours and caspase-8/-9-dependent brain regional neural cell apoptosis in mice 1 Liu S, et al. Stroke and Vascular Neurology 2017;0:e000109. doi:10.1136/svn-2017-000109 Open Access Abstr Act Introduction Cerebral ischaemia-induced depression is among the most frequent neuropsychiatric consequences and adversely impact the prognosis and recovery of patients. Although several brain regions have been implied in the development of ischaemia-induced (...) depression, the brain region-specific neural cell apoptosis pathways have not been clarified yet. Methods In this study, bilateral internal carotid artery occlusion (BICAO) mouse model was established to induce cerebral ischaemia. Sucrose preference, tail suspension and forced swim tests were conducted on mice at 7, 21 and 30 days after BICAO treatment. In addition, brain regional ischaemic neuron loss was investigated by using immunofluorescent staining of neuronal nuclei (NeuN) and caspase-8/-9

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113. Policies to Reduce Harms from the Concomitant Use of Opioids and Central Nervous System Depressant Drugs

Policies to Reduce Harms from the Concomitant Use of Opioids and Central Nervous System Depressant Drugs Policies to Reduce Harms from the Concomitant Use of Opioids and Central Nervous System Depressant Drugs | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Policies to Reduce Harms from the Concomitant Use of Opioids and Central Nervous System Depressant Drugs Policies to Reduce Harms from the Concomitant Use of Opioids and Central Nervous System Depressant Drugs Published on: December 5, 2017 Project (...) Number: ES0324-000 Product Line: Result type: Report Patients who are prescribed opioids may also be treated for conditions requiring the use of tranquilizing drugs, such as benzodiazepines, that function as central nervous system depressants. Concurrent use of these two types of drugs has been associated with an increased risk of harms including injuries, overdose, and death. To protect patients from these harms, policies and other concerted efforts have been implemented by local and international

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Environmental Scanning2017

114. CollAborative care for Screen-Positive EldeRs with major depression (CASPER plus): a multicentred randomised controlled trial of clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness

CollAborative care for Screen-Positive EldeRs with major depression (CASPER plus): a multicentred randomised controlled trial of clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness CollAborative care for Screen-Positive EldeRs with major depression (CASPER plus): a multicentred randomised controlled trial of clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you (...) requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} In older people with major depression, adding collaborative care to usual GP care improved outcomes at 4 months, but not at 12 or 18 months, with a cost/QALY of about £26,000. {{author}} {{($index

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115. Psychotherapy for Major Depressive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Psychotherapy for Major Depressive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder Psychotherapy for Major Depressive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder - Health Quality Ontario (HQO) Let's make our health system healthier Open Menu Quick Links Loading Loading A A A Evidence to Improve Care Share: Psychotherapy for Major Depressive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee Recommendation The Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee recommends (...) that evidence-based, structured, individual and group psychotherapy provided by nonphysicians be publicly funded for patients with major depressive disorder and/or generalized anxiety disorder Major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder are among the most commonly diagnosed mental illnesses in Canada. People with major depressive disorder experience sadness and loss of interest or pleasure in activities they once found rewarding. People with generalized anxiety disorder experience persistent

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116. Improving the Efficiency of Psychotherapy for Depression: Computer-Assisted Versus Standard CBT

Improving the Efficiency of Psychotherapy for Depression: Computer-Assisted Versus Standard CBT 28969439 2017 10 03 1535-7228 2017 Oct 03 The American journal of psychiatry Am J Psychiatry Improving the Efficiency of Psychotherapy for Depression: Computer-Assisted Versus Standard CBT. appiajp201717010089 10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.17010089 The authors evaluated the efficacy and durability of a therapist-supported method for computer-assisted cognitive-behavioral therapy (CCBT) in comparison (...) to standard cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). A total of 154 medication-free patients with major depressive disorder seeking treatment at two university clinics were randomly assigned to either 16 weeks of standard CBT (up to 20 sessions of 50 minutes each) or CCBT using the "Good Days Ahead" program. The amount of therapist time in CCBT was planned to be about one-third that in CBT. Outcomes were assessed by independent raters and self-report at baseline, at weeks 8 and 16, and at posttreatment months

EvidenceUpdates2017

117. The Nottingham Fatigue after Stroke (NotFAST) study: factors associated with severity of fatigue in stroke patients without depression

The Nottingham Fatigue after Stroke (NotFAST) study: factors associated with severity of fatigue in stroke patients without depression 28933604 2017 09 21 1477-0873 31 10 2017 Oct Clinical rehabilitation Clin Rehabil The Nottingham Fatigue after Stroke (NotFAST) study: factors associated with severity of fatigue in stroke patients without depression. 1406-1415 10.1177/0269215517695857 To identify factors associated with post-stroke fatigue in a sample of stroke survivors without depression (...) . Cross-sectional cohort study. Recruitment was from four stroke units in the UK. Participants were assessed within four to six weeks of first stroke; those with high levels of depressive symptoms (score ⩾7 Brief Assessment Schedule Depression Cards) were excluded. Participants were assessed after stroke on the Fatigue Severity Scale of the Fatigue Assessment Inventory, the Rivermead Mobility Index, Nottingham Extended Activities of Daily Living scale, Beck Anxiety Index, Sleep Hygiene Index, 6m walk

EvidenceUpdates2017

118. Adjunctive Bright Light Therapy for Bipolar Depression: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial

Adjunctive Bright Light Therapy for Bipolar Depression: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial 28969438 2017 10 03 1535-7228 2017 Oct 03 The American journal of psychiatry Am J Psychiatry Adjunctive Bright Light Therapy for Bipolar Depression: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial. appiajp201716101200 10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.16101200 Patients with bipolar disorder have recurrent major depression, residual mood symptoms, and limited treatment options. Building on promising (...) pilot data, the authors conducted a 6-week randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial to investigate the efficacy of adjunctive bright light therapy at midday for bipolar depression. The aims were to determine remission rate, depression symptom level, and rate of mood polarity switch, as well as to explore sleep quality. The study enrolled depressed adults with bipolar I or II disorder who were receiving stable dosages of antimanic medication (excluding patients with hypomania or mania, mixed

EvidenceUpdates2017

119. Maternal mental health and child problem behaviours: disentangling the role of depression and borderline personality dysfunction

Maternal mental health and child problem behaviours: disentangling the role of depression and borderline personality dysfunction 300 Maternal mental health and child problem behaviours: disentangling the role of depression and borderline personality dysfunction Fay Huntley, Nicola Wright, Andrew Pickles, Helen Sharp and Jonathan Hill Background It is not known whether associations between child problem behaviours and maternal depression can be accounted for by comorbid borderline personality (...) disorder (BPD) dysfunction. Aim To examine the contributions of maternal depression and BPD symptoms to child problem behaviours. Method Depression trajectories over the first-year postpartum were generated using repeated measurement from a general population sample of 997 mothers recruited in pregnancy. In a stratified subsample of 251, maternal depression and BPD symptoms were examined as predictors of child problem behaviours at 2.5 years. Results Child problem behaviours were predicted by a high

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120. Estimating Prevalence and Healthcare Utilization for Treatment-Resistant Depression in Japan: A Retrospective Claims Database Study

Estimating Prevalence and Healthcare Utilization for Treatment-Resistant Depression in Japan: A Retrospective Claims Database Study ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Estimating Prevalence and Healthcare Utilization for Treatment- Resistant Depression in Japan: A Retrospective Claims Database Study Jo ¨rg Mahlich 1,2 • Sunny Tsukazawa 1 • Frank Wiegand 3 Published online: 28 November 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Abstract Background Majordepressivedisorders(MDDs (...) )including treatment-resistant depression (TRD) are common dis- abling conditions, but data on their epidemiology in Japan are limited. This study investigated the incidence, epi- demiology, and direct medical costs of TRD and pharma- ceutically-treated depression (PTD) in Japan to increase our health economic understanding of this phenotype of MDD. Methods A retrospective cohort study from a private health insurance claims database estimated the 1-year incidence of PTD and TRD and described the health

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