A Clinical Trial of Fluvoxamine for Melancholia

Conditions:   Depressive Disorder;   Endogenous Depression;   Melancholia Intervention:   Drug: Fluvoxamine Sponsor:   Lingjiang Li Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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Background: Postpartum depression (PPD) affects one in seven women in the United States. Korean Americans are one of the six largest Asian American (AA) subgroups, representing 9% of the AA population in the United States. Women of Asian descent have not always been represented in studies of PPD. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to understand postpartum experiences, perceptions of PPD, and mental health help-seeking among Korean women living in the United States. Methods: Individual, face-to-face, semistructured interviews of Korean immigrant women, over age 18, who were able to read, write, and speak English...
Source: MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature Source Type: research
Background: African American women are more likely to experience preterm birth compared with White women. Social factors such as neighborhood disorder and experiences of racial discrimination, which disproportionately affect African American women, may partially explain these disparities. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine pregnant African American women's perceptions of neighborhood disorder, racial discrimination, and psychological distress and whether these concepts were viewed as influences on birth outcomes. Study Design and Methods: Using a mixed-methods approach, seven pregnant African America...
Source: MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 December 2019Source: Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related DisordersAuthor(s): Or Brandes, Avital Stern, Guy DoronAbstractRelationship Obsessive–compulsive disorder (ROCD) is a dimension of Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) focusing on close and intimate relationships. ROCD may focus on the relationship itself (i.e., relationship-centered) or the perceived flaws of the relationship partner (i.e., partner-focused). Partner-focused obsessions have been shown to center on domains such as intelligence, appearance, sociality, emotional regulation, competence and morality....
Source: Journal of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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This article highlights how the opioid system potently modulates mesolimbic circuitry underlying motivation and reward processing, limbic circuitry underlying fear and anxiety responses, cortical and hippocampal circuitry underlying a variety of cognitive functions, as well as broad functional and structural plasticity mechanisms. Ultimately, a more thorough understanding of how the opioid system modulates these core functional domains may lead to novel treatment strategies and molecular targets in the treatment of MDD.
Source: Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe study revealed that parental phubbing was associated with students’ depression in late childhood and adolescence through two paths. The present study highlights the need to establish family norms regulating mobile phone use to reduce phubbing.
Source: Journal of Adolescence - Category: Child Development Source Type: research
Scientific studies are increasingly showing that spending time amid trees can bring manifold physical and psychological benefits and even help to alleviate depression.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
This study was conducted to investigate the effects of expressive writing on postpartum depression and stress of mothers with a preterm infant in NICU. This clinical trial was carried out on 91 mothers whose infants were in NICU. Subjects were assigned to intervention and control groups. In the intervention group, subjects were asked to start expressive writing from the third day of hospitalization in NICU and continue it until the tenth day. EPDS, PSS: NICU, and PSS-14 COHEN were completed by all the mothers on days 3 and 10, and 1 –3 months after the admittance. Mean EPDS score was obtained as 9.65 &plu...
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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