Prediction of depression in European general practice attendees: the PREDICT study
- Suicide in Narcotic Drugs Dependents. Nejad, Alireza Ghaffari; Anari, Ali Mehdizadeh Zare; Pouya, Fatemeh; Mashroteh, Mahdieh // Addiction & Health;Winter/Spring2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1/2, p43
Background: The problem of addiction is one of the four global crises. These patients are more vulnerable to mental disorders. This study aimed to examine the risk of suicide in drug dependent patients. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, patients who referred for addiction treatment were...
- Quality of Care for Cardiovascular Disease-related Conditions in Patients with and without Mental Disorders. Kilbourne, Amy M.; Welsh, Deborah; McCarthy, John F.; Post, Edward P.; Blow, Frederic C. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Oct2008, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p1628
We compared the quality of care for cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related risk factors for patients diagnosed with and without mental disorders. We identified all patients included in the fiscal year 2005 (FY05) VA External Peer Review Programâ€™s (EPRP) national random sample of chart...
- The Leeds Scales for the Self-Assessment of Anxiety and Depression. Snaith, R. P.; Bridge, G. W. K.; Hamilton, Max // British Journal of Psychiatry;Feb76, Vol. 128, p156
Self-rating scales are finding an increasing use in psychiatric work. Not only are they widely used. in research, but they provide the clinician with a score indicating the patient's psychiatric state at any one time, and these scores if repeated throughout the duration of treatment may be...
- Invited Commentary: Stress and Mortality. Matthew Hotopf; Max Henderson; Diana Kuh // American Journal of Epidemiology;Sep2008, Vol. 168 Issue 5, p492
In this issue of the Journal, Nielsen et al. (Am J Epidemiol 2008;168:481âˆ’91) use data from a large Danish study to provide evidence that self-reported stress is associated with increased all-cause mortality over the next 20 years. The finding is remarkable. In this commentary, the authors...
- Maternal depression in three Latin American samples. Wolf, Abraham W.; De Andraca, Isadora; Lozoff, Betsy // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;Apr2002, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p169
Background The purposes of the present study were: 1) to assess the prevalence of depressive symptoms in mothers of young children in two Latin American countries (Costa Rica and Chile), and 2) to identify and compare socio-demographic correlates of depressive symptoms among those women. Methods...
- Fighting the dark beast. LOGUE, MARY // Minnesota Women's Press;Feb2014, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p27
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of learning about her great-aunt who was committed to Fergus Falls State Hospital for manic depressive illness.
- Depression and medical illness: Understanding the links. // Patient Care;1/30/1999, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p34
Presents a survey of the major physical disorders involved in mental depression. Association between depression and heart disease; Link between depression and the development of diabetes and its postdiagnosis course; Occurrence of depression after a stroke between 22 and 60 percent of patients.
- Daylight fading. Spence, Alex // Metro (NZ);Aug99, Issue 218, p74
Talks about a personal battle with clinical depression. Memories of being in a mental hospital; Encounters with mental patients; Characteristics of a major depressive disorder; Illness as a prison.
- Assessment of subclinical symptoms and psychological well-being in depression. Fava, Giovanni A.; Mangelli, Lara // European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience;2001 Supplement 2, Vol. 251, pII47
A substantial body of research suggests that subclinical symptoms characterize the longitudinal course of major depression and have important pathophysiological and treatment implications. Specific treatment of residual symptoms may in fact improve long-term outcome, by acting on those residual...