For individuals with bipolar disorder and those with chronic or recurrent major depression
, medication may have to be maintained indefinitely.
Primarily, the data being studied were obtained in 1991; thus, the instruments used to measure PTSD and major depression
were based on the DSM-III-R rather than the current DSM-IV.
Data Source: Two clinical and genetic studies of mood disorders involving 1,410 women with bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder, or recurrent major depression
who had 3,017 pregnancies.
"Diabetics with major depression
were about 50% more likely to die than nondepressed diabetics over 5 years," Dr.
In all, 13% of the dysthymic group, 8% of the major depression
group, and 3% of the general population group said "all of the time."
Biederman, noting that the magnitude of increased risk was greatest for major depression
. Specifically, "the risk of major depression
in girls with ADHD was 5.4 times that seen in the control girls."
* 7.6% of regular forces reported major depression
Joseph Firth, Ph.D., from the University of Western Sydney, and colleagues conducted a population-based study to examine the correlation between maximal handgrip strength and cognitive performance among individuals with major depression
or bipolar disorder and healthy controls.
[USA], Nov 21 ( ANI ): A simple 15-minute electrocardiogram could help a physician determine whether a patient has major depression
or bipolar disorder, suggests a study.
15 December 2011 - US biopharmaceutical firm NeurOp Inc said on Wednesday its collaborator Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY) had agreed to finance an additional year of research for NeurOp's proprietary small molecules intended to treat major depression
and neuropathic pain.
A PHQ-9 score of 10 or more has a sensitivity of 77% and a specificity of 94% for identification of major depression
Virgin Islands, the CDC found that 9% met criteria for current depression, including 3.4% who met criteria for major depression