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Mental health

09-05-2016 | Alzheimer's disease | News | Article

Depression course predicts dementia risk

Patients with late-life depression have an increased risk of dementia if their symptoms increase over time, whereas a single episode of depression, even if severe, does not carry a significant risk, study findings indicate.

04-05-2016 | Oncology | News | Article

Mental disorder risk increase begins at cancer diagnosis workup

Research in JAMA Oncology highlights the need for psychological management and support as early during the course of cancer as the initial workup leading to a diagnosis.

19-01-2016 | Alzheimer's disease | News | Article

Citalopram of limited use for dementia-associated agitation

The use of citalopram for the treatment of agitation in Alzheimer’s disease may be limited to a small group of people with moderate agitation and low levels of cognitive impairment, study findings suggest.