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An intervention targeting depression in very young children can be effective in community settings

Parent-Child Interactive Intervention Cuts Depression

Intervention focuses on enhancing the child's emotional competence and emotion regulation
Variations in manager reactions and support for those with depression are as important as gross domestic product for absenteeism and presenteeism due to depression

Manager Support Can Impact Absenteeism Due to Depression

Living in country with more managers offering help for depression tied to higher presenteeism
The prevalence of depression is 4.4 percent among fathers of children age 15 months or younger attending a well-child care clinic visit

Prevalence of Depression 4.4 Percent Among Dads of Infants

Overall, 4.4 percent of fathers attending well-child care visits screened positive for depression
For patients with depression following recent acute coronary syndrome

Escitalopram Cuts MACE Risk in Depressed Patients With ACS

Higher risk of major adverse cardiac events with concurrent depression after acute coronary syndrome
High depressive symptom scores were found to be more common among young pregnant women today than in their mothers' generation

Prenatal Depression More Common in Young Moms Today

Depressed mood more common in young pregnant women today than in their mothers' generation
Problem-solving education is effective at preventing depressive symptoms among low-income mothers

Problem Solving Helps Prevent Depression in Low-Income Moms

Problem-solving education appears to work by decreasing perceived stress in low-income mothers
Midlife fitness is associated with reduced risk of depression in later life and with reductions in the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality and CVD mortality after later-life depression

Midlife Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Depression, CVD Death

Reduction also seen in CVD mortality with antecedent depression in association with high fitness level
For persons living with HIV in Uganda

Efavirenz Doesn’t Up Depression, Suicidal Ideation in HIV-Infected

No increased risk of depression or suicidal ideation among persons living with HIV in Uganda
The estimated prevalence of using medications with depression as an adverse effect is 37.2 percent

Meds With Depression As Adverse Side Effect Commonly Used

Prevalence of depression higher for adults reporting use of multiple meds with depression as side effect
Older age is associated with poorer course of major depressive disorder

Older Age Tied to Poorer Course of Major Depressive Disorder

Results were slightly attenuated but remained mostly significant with adjustment for prognostic factors