On the HCPLive Major Depressive Disorder condition center page, resources on the topics of medical news and expert insight into depression can be found. Content includes articles, interviews, videos, podcasts, and breaking news on MDD research, treatment, and drug development.
October 2nd 2023
Multiple cohorts of health care professions, including registered nurses and social/behavioral workers, are at greater risk of suicide than the general population, according to new data.
September 29th 2023
September 28th 2023
September 27th 2023
Investigators discuss the potential of psychedelic drugs as a new approach to treating mental illnesses, highlighting their therapeutic benefits and the need for further research to understand their effects, safety, and accessibility.
Investigators noted both direct and indirect standardization are valid methods for comparing mortality rates. However, direct standardization is particularly useful when assessing disease burdens across multiple groups.
"These findings may be used to change attitudes toward mental health disorders, promote greater mental health literacy, and promote policies to support needed services," investigators write.
England saw a significant increase in severe psychological distress among adults over the past 3 years, highlighting the urgent need to address the growing mental health crisis and allocate sufficient resources to mental health services.