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Negative job situation puts nurses at risk for depression

The Canadian Journal of Nursing Research reports that nurses who experience job strain, role overload, and a lack of respect have an increased risk...

Potential new treatment for SRI-resistant patients with depression

S-adenosyl methionine (SAMe), a naturally occurring molecule, may be an effective treatment for patients with depression who don’t respond to serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs)...

Study says depression increases risk of dementia

Depression is associated with a higher risk of dementia and Alzheimer disease in older men and women according to a study in Neurology that...

Take Note – June 2009

A monthly round-up of clinicial and practice new and alerts.

Take Note – November 2007

Medical illiteracy can kill A 6-year study of 3,260 patients ages 65 and older found that almost 40% of those considered medically illiterate died during...

Recognizing depression in children

All kids can be moody and unpredictable. But for roughly 5% of children, behavioral changes reflect depression. Learn why depression holds added dangers for children - and how you can detect it.