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A coach-supported platform composed of a suite of apps is effective for treating depression and anxiety among primary care patients

Mobile Platform Useful for Treating Depression, Anxiety

Engagement with apps high; effects sustained for two months
Yoga is associated with a reduction in depressive symptoms among adults with a diagnosed mental health disorder

Yoga May Help Ease Depressive Symptoms

Findings seen in a literature review and meta-analysis for adults with diagnosed mental health disorders
About 13 percent of women report postpartum depressive symptoms

Prevalence of Postpartum Depressive Symptoms 13.2 Percent

Overall, 79.1 percent of women reported being asked about depression during prenatal care visits
People with low mood and those with a history of depression may be less able to stabilize mood via mood-modifying activities

Ability to Stabilize Mood Via Everyday Activities Lacking for Some

Those with history of depression, low mood less able to regulate their mood through choice of everyday activities
The odds of suicide decrease among youths who have more mental health visits

More Mental Health Visits Tied to Lower Rates of Youth Suicide

Youth suicide risk highest with epilepsy, depression, schizophrenia, substance use, bipolar disorder
Individuals at high risk for major depression reared in adoptive homes have a significantly reduced risk for major depression compared with those raised in their home environment

Major Depression Reduced for Those Reared in Adoptive Homes

Protective rearing effect found for adopted compared with home-reared full and half siblings
During the COVID-19 outbreak in Hubei province in China

More Than One in Five Children in Home Confinement Report Depression

22.6, 18.9 percent of students in COVID-19-linked home confinement report depressive, anxiety symptoms
Telephone-based cognitive behavioral therapy seems to be an effective intervention for depression in Parkinson disease

Phone-Based Therapy Beneficial for Depression in Parkinson Disease

Telephone CBT outperformed treatment-as-usual on all depression, anxiety, quality-of-life measures
Significant racial and ethnic differences have been identified in late-life depression severity

Late-Life Depression Severity Varies by Race, Ethnicity

Differences identified in depression severity, symptom burden, and depression care
Women with depression are more than three times more likely to use cannabis during pregnancy compared with women without depression

Pregnant Women With Depression More Likely to Use Cannabis

Authors call for education about risks, similar to efforts to stem tobacco use during pregnancy