For patients with diabetes, a self-management-oriented group program (Diabetes Motivation Strengthening) is associated with reductions in depressive symptoms, according to a study published online Jan. 20 in Diabetes Care.
Researchers have summarized and clarified what is known about depression treatment in primary care. The reports have been published in the January/February issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.
For occupational groups in cancer care, radiation therapists have higher mean scores for stressors and coping strategies than oncology nurses, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences.
While suicide ideation (SI) and depression is common among individuals suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), emerging research has also discovered women with the condition disproportionately experience SI and it persists despite undergoing mental health treatment.
Cystic fibrosis patients should be screened for depression, according to research published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine.
Depression can be caused by lifestyle factors in patients with multiple sclerosis, according to research published in BMC Psychiatry.