Tag Archives: Depression

Maternal Depression, But Not Exposure to SSRIs, Associated with Worse Executive Functioning in Children  

While we have considerable data on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy, most of this research focuses on the risk of congenital malformations in exposed children.  We have far less information regarding the long-term effects of SSRI antidepressants on neurodevelopmental outcomes in exposed children. A recent study looks at executive functioning… Read More »

Ketamine infusions could treat depression – even in people who suffer from anxiety and addiction

Ketamine infusions could work better than antidepressants for patients with hard-to-treat depression, anxiety and substance abuse Two new studies suggest that ketamine still treats depression in patients that also suffer anxiety and depression  Most traditional antidepressants are not as effective in patients that also have anxiety – which make up some 60 percent of depressed… Read More »

Hearing Loss Can Increase Your Risk Of Depression

Research has discovered that older people with age-related hearing loss experienced more depressive symptoms; the more the hearing loss, the more the risk of having symptoms of depression. The results indicate that treating age-related hearing loss, an under recognized and under treated condition among all older people, could be one method to help prevent late-life… Read More »