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Self-Reported Postpartum Depressive Symptoms Up During Pandemic

States with greater increases in symptoms had fewer deaths from COVID-19 and lower women's unemployment rates

Alternative Treatment for Depression

Many Young Adults With Depression Not Receiving Treatment

Common reasons for not seeking treatment include cost, not knowing where to go for services, fear of being committed or having to take meds

New-Onset Depression Common During Surgical Internship Year

Among surgical interns with no depression at baseline, 32 percent had high enough scores on mood surveys to be considered depressed

Psychologists Find Demand for Mental Health Services Still Rising

Psychological Interventions May Reduce Depression in Dementia Patients

Treatments based on cognitive behavioral therapies may reduce depressive symptoms, but evidence lacking for effect on anxiety

FDA Proposes Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Cigarette Smoking Down for Adults With Behavioral Health Conditions

Prevalence of smoking decreased for U.S. adults with major depressive episode, substance use disorder, or both between 2006 and 2019

Antidepressants Not Tied to Long-Term Boost in Quality of Life

No improvement seen in physical or mental health-related quality of life

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USPSTF Recommends Anxiety, Depression Screening for Children

Screening for MDD recommended for teens aged 12 to 18 years; anxiety screening recommended for those aged 8 to 18 years

Substance Use Treatment Cuts Depression With Co-Occurrence

One-third of teens show early depression response with substance use treatment alone

2016 to 2020 Saw Anxiety, Depression Increase Among Children

From 2019 to 2020, increases seen in behavior or conduct problems and decreases seen in preventive medical visits

Prevalence of Depression Up Among Those Diagnosed With COVID-19

Prevalence of symptoms of depression and anxiety increased among those with COVID-19 who were bedridden for more than seven days