Could a headset that delivers transcranial direct-current stimulation be the next big thing in treating depression?
Increasing stress levels as 60.6 per cent of carers have reported feeling stressed in 2018-19.
A meta-analysis of 36 randomised controlled studies suggests that concomitant anti-inflammatories can improve antidepressant effectiveness
A new Canadian study reports that psychiatric conditions may emerge five years before the diagnosis of inflammatory diseases
Over 12 per cent of five to 19-year-olds are currently dealing with at least one mental health disorder
There is a clear opportunity for community pharmacists and their teams to lead best practice
Depression and antidepressants may increase the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a metaanalysis that included eight observational studies involving 960,113 people
A major US study points to a clear association between regular exercise and a reduction in poor mental health – but suggests that ‘more exercise is not always better’
‘Withdrawal’ symptoms and ‘addiction’ are commonly reported by people taking antidepressants, according to an online survey study of 1,829 patients in New Zealand
An Australian study shows that community pharmacists can effectively screen, assess risk and refer people with depression
Hormonal contraceptives seem to increase the risk of depression, particularly among adolescents, according to JAMA Psychiatry
Mothers who take antidepressants during early pregnancy seem to give birth to children at increased risk of epilepsy
Antidepressants do not seem to offer a clear advantage for children and adolescents, according to the Lancet
Prescription items for antidepressants saw the greatest rise in 2015, according to the Health and Social Care Information Centre