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HealthLine: Do Antidepressants Help in the Long Run?

by Loren Soeiro on November 30, 2017, no comments

One new study — from which it may be hard to draw firm conclusions — suggests that antidepressant medications may hurt more than they help, in the long run. https://www.healthline.com/health-news/do-antidepressants-help-in-long-run

HuffPost: Depression At Midlife

by Loren Soeiro on November 29, 2017, no comments

On the results of several important new studies about clinical depression, especially during midlife.  Article written by Douglas LaBier.  https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/depression-at-midlife-linked-to-mother-and-sibling_us_5a0a00c5e4b06d8966cf31ee

Psychology Today: A Hidden Cause of Resistant Depression

by Loren Soeiro on November 28, 2017, no comments

A fairly small new study suggests that cerebral folate deficiency could be linked to treatment-resistant depression.  Article written by Emily Deans M.D. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/evolutionary-psychiatry/201711/hidden-cause-resistant-depression

PsychCentral: Antidepressants May Not Work For Those With Depression Plus Chronic Illness

by Loren Soeiro on November 27, 2017, no comments

A new study supports a growing body of research suggesting that treatments other than psychiatric medication may work best for patients with chronic illness in addition to depression.  Article written by Traci Pedersen. https://psychcentral.com/news/2017/11/08/antidepressants-may-not-work-for-those-with-depression-plus-chronic-illness/128477.html