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For adolescent girls

For Teen Girls, Depression May Predict Subsequent Alcohol Use

Depression severity predicts increased likelihood of alcohol use; link for reverse pathway inconsistent
Limiting social media use to 30 minutes per day may lead to significant improvement in well-being

Limiting Social Media May Improve Psychological Well-Being

Limiting exposure to 30 minutes per day cut loneliness and depression in undergraduates
Being overweight likely plays a causal role in the development of depression

Genetic Analysis Shows Higher BMI May Up Risk for Depression

Findings based on large study assessing genetic causal link, even without metabolic effects
For military veterans

In-Person Social Contact Tied to Reduced Psychiatric Symptoms

For veterans, social interaction in person, not on Facebook, tied to lower risk for depression, PTSD
An adjunctive buprenorphine/samidorphan combination seems beneficial for patients with major depressive disorder with inadequate response to antidepressant therapy

Buprenorphine/Samidorphan Helpful in Refractory Depression

Consistently greater reduction in MADRS score from baseline seen for BUP/SAM versus placebo
Peer support reduces hospitalizations for diabetes patients with depressive symptoms

Peer Support Aids Patients With T2DM, Depressive Symptoms

Those with diabetes, depressive symptoms in peer support intervention had lower rate of hospitalization
Two subanesthetic dosages of ketamine appear to provide significant symptom relief to patients with treatment-resistant depression

Dose Range of IV Ketamine for Adjunct Tx of Depression Tested

Single IV doses of 0.5 or 1.0 mg/kg better than active placebo at cutting depression symptoms
The age-standardized prevalences of symptoms of anxiety and depression among adults with arthritis are 22.5 and 12.1 percent

Prevalence of Anxiety, Depression Up for Adults With Arthritis

Age-standardized prevalences of anxiety, depression symptoms 22.5 and 12.1 percent with arthritis
Autism spectrum disorder is associated with increased risk of depression in young adulthood

Risk of Depression Up in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Individuals with ASD had more than two-fold higher risk of depression diagnosis vs. non-autistic siblings
Many Americans aged 35 and older are not being assessed for depression

Many Americans Not Being Assessed for Depression

Men, people aged 75 and older, minorities, and uninsured are less likely to be screened