A collaborative care intervention delivered at urban diabetes clinics improves depressive symptoms and cardiometabolic outcomes among people with comorbid diabetes and depression in India, shows the INDEPENDENT trial.
A telephone-delivered, collaborative goal-setting intervention can significantly reduce depressive symptoms relative to usual care in people with uncontrolled diabetes and clinically significant depression, research shows.
Use of a depression treatment program does not improve survival in patients with cancer and comorbid major depression, even though it was highly effective in reducing depressive symptoms, UK researchers report.
Depressive, anxiety and behavioural disorders may be important preceding clinical features in the onset of bipolar disorder, with the potential for targeted preventive care of at-risk individuals, study findings suggest.
Individuals diagnosed with depression appear to have significantly lower heart rate variability than other people, say Dutch investigators in findings that suggest the association may be due to the effect of antidepressants.
While major depression patients starting treatment will spend three quarters of the next decade in euthymia, the remaining quarter will be spent in subthreshold or threshold depression, Japanese study findings indicate.