Articles related to DEPRESSION
Treatment with SSRIs During Puberty Impacts Height
Recent findings indicate a significant association between SSRI use in children and delayed puberty, with an odds ratio of 1.44. This underscores the importance of considering potential developmental impacts when prescribing these medications.
Pediatrics November 7th 2023
Studies Illustrate Potential of MDMA-, Psilocybin-Assisted Therapies
A Phase 2B study found that a 25mg dose of psilocybin, combined with psychotherapy, produced a significant drop in patients’ scores on the Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) after 12 weeks. This finding underscores the potential of psilocybin-assisted therapy as a promising treatment for depression.
Psychiatry November 7th 2023
The Controversy Surrounding Ketamine Continues. Should You Be Prescribing It?
Despite the potential benefits of ketamine in treating a range of neurological and psychiatric disorders, the FDA has issued warnings about the potential risks associated with its use, emphasizing the need for careful prescription and clinical oversight.
Neurology November 7th 2023
A Randomized Controlled Trial of Community-Delivered Heated Hatha Yoga for Moderate-to-Severe Depression
The study suggests that approximately one heated yoga session per week was associated with significantly greater reduction in depression symptoms than a waitlist control. This finding indicates that heated yoga could be a viable non-medication-based treatment option for patients with moderate-to-severe depression.
Psychiatry November 1st 2023
New Evidence: Immune System Cells in the Gut Linked to Stress-Induced Depression
In a recent study, researchers have discovered that gamma delta T cells in our intestines can influence our gut microbiome. This influence may extend to our brain functions and potentially impact stress-induced disorders such as depression.
Gastroenterology November 1st 2023