• Beck Depressio
  • Each patient will be asked to complete a series of self-report measures including the Social Adaptation Self-Evaluation Scale Questionnaire (SASS), the Androgen Deficiency in Aging Males (ADAM) and the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Each patient will then be asked to complete a series of self-report measures including the SASS, the ADAM, and the Beck Depression Inventory.The 50 healthy controls will have a structured diagnostic interview (MINI) administered by the coordinator to obtain their psychiatric and medical history. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Post-Traumati
  • Individuals with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), who have experienced a traumatic event such as a military battle, rape, severe automobile accident or natural disaster, are more likely to suffer from depression than people who have not experienced such trauma. (mentalhelp.net)
  • illness
  • Depression is a terrible and debilitating illness, previously under recognized and with a stigma attached blaming the sufferer. (mental-health-matters.com)
  • Medications treat the symptoms of depression relatively quickly, while psychotherapy can help the patient deal with the illness and ease some of the potential stresses that can trigger or exacerbate the illness. (healthyplace.com)
  • In 2014 the UK Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, chose mental health for her major annual report, and included prevention of mental illness heavily in this. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mitigation of lasting psychological problems, including depression secondary to chronic illness and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), can be very successfully addressed with early interventions. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2018
  • MONDAY, March 12, 2018 -- Depression is a big problem in women during and after pregnancy, but it's also a concern throughout the reproductive years. (drugs.com)
  • psychiatrist
  • Informed consent will be obtained from all subjects prior to study enrollment.50 male subjects between the age of 40 and 65 will be evaluated by the psychiatrist to assess whether each patient meets DSM-IV criteria for Major Depression using the MINI and to obtain their medical and psychiatric history. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • include
  • Common mental disorders include depression, which affects about 400 million, dementia which affects about 35 million, and schizophrenia, which affects about 21 million people globally. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major reviews of the scientific literature on smoking cessation include: Systematic reviews of the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group of the Cochrane Collaboration. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnostic
  • At the present time, there is no diagnostic laboratory test (e.g., no blood test or brain scan) that can confirm whether you have Major Depression. (mentalhelp.net)
  • Arabic version of the Major Depression Inventory as a diagnostic tool: reliability and concurrent and discriminant validity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bech P, Rasmussen N-A, Olsen LR, Noerholm V, Abildgaard W. The sensitivity and specificity of the Major Depression Inventory, using the Present State Examination as the index of diagnostic validity. (wikipedia.org)
  • drugs
  • More than ever, we need to look at alternatives to drugs that will equip us to deal effectively with the triggers that allow depression to take hold again and again. (clinical-depression.co.uk)
  • Many experts believed that depression caused insomnia until new drugs arrived that improved depression, but not insomnia. (psychcentral.com)
  • Older children and adolescents with depression may sulk, refuse to participate in family and social activities, get into trouble at school, use alcohol or other drugs, or stop paying attention to their appearance. (mental-health-matters.com)
  • Risk
  • Smoking is a major risk factor for heart attacks, strokes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (including emphysema and chronic bronchitis), and cancer (particularly lung cancer, cancers of the larynx and mouth, and pancreatic cancer). (wikipedia.org)
  • Smoking most commonly leads to diseases affecting the heart and lungs and will most commonly affect areas such as hands or feet with first signs of smoking related health issues showing up as numbness, with smoking being a major risk factor for heart attacks, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, and cancer, particularly lung cancer, cancers of the larynx and mouth, and pancreatic cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • effective
  • Focused, goal-oriented forms of therapy such as cognitive-behavior therapy appear to be the most effective in treating depression. (intentblog.com)
  • He is known for his research into the effectiveness of St. John's wort, which has found that it is as effective as Prozac for treating major depression, and that German trials of the herb tend to be more positive than do trials from other countries. (wikipedia.org)