Weighing risks and benefits of drug treatment for major depression

Depression is a common and serious problem for older adults. Some 15 to 20 percent of people aged 65 and older who live independently deal with symptoms of major depressive disorder. For residents of nursing homes, the rates of depression may be as high as 50 percent. For some people, medication is an effective part of treatment for depression.
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Authors: Kruthiventi SC, Kane GC, Sprung J, Weingarten TN, Warner ME Abstract Patients with pulmonary hypertension are at increased risk for postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs). Herein, we review PPCs in pulmonary hypertension patients undergoing non-cardiac procedures under general anesthesia. The medical records of pulmonary hypertension patients who underwent surgery with general anesthesia between 2010 and 2017 were reviewed for PPCs. In addition we reviewed nursing-documented respiratory depressive episodes in the post-anesthesia care unit to assess the associations between these episodes and later PP...
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Publication date: Available online 15 July 2019Source: Chinese Journal of Chemical EngineeringAuthor(s): Fuping Tian, Xin Sun, Xinyi Liu, Hongluan Zhang, Jiaxu Liu, Hongchen Guo, Yifu Zhang, Changgong MengAbstractThe adsorption removal of indole and quinoline in octane with and without toluene over zeolites NaY and Yttrium Ion-exchanged Y (YY) using batch adsorption experiments was studied at 25 oC and 1 atm. YY was prepared by treating NaY with Y(NO3)3 solution twice via liquid ion-exchange method. NaY and YY were both characterized by XRD, SEM, N2 adsorption, XRF, NH3-TPD, and pyridine-FTIR techniques. Adsorption isother...
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BACKGROUND: The extent of catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment associated with depression in low-and middle-income countries is not known. The aim of this study was to estimate the incidence and intensity of catastrophic out-of-pocket (OOP) h...
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This study examined the associations of reproductive coercion (RC) with mental health of Black adolescent and young adult women. We tested RC as a predictor of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. We also explored the interaction ...
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BACKGROUND: Emerging evidence suggests that comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder (PTSD/MDD) may impose an even greater burden than either disorder alone. However, nearly all previous studies examining these associatio...
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OBJECTIVE: Globally, suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people. Although completed suicide is rare before puberty, the incidence of adolescent suicide has increased significantly at the late ages of 10-19. Hence, this study investigat...
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This study set out to fill the research gap by including various aspects of father involvement and intimate partner violence (IPV) in the examination of the association between unintended pregnancy and maternal postnatal depression (PND). This study aimed ...
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BACKGROUND: Childhood adversity is strongly linked to negative mental health outcomes, including depression and anxiety. Leveraging cognitive neuroscience to identify mechanisms that contribute to resilience in children with a history of maltreatment may p...
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