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Major Depressive Disorder

Since ancient times, doctors have shown a good deal of interest in identifying seasonal patterns in the incidence of symptoms and disease. Could the holiday blues be a myth?

Two recent clinical trials of opioid medication for depression and suicidality highlight the role of brain opioid systems in depression.

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The articles in part 1 of this Special Report provide concise reviews of important research findings and clinical applications of mindfulness meditation, breath practices, and uses of CAM therapies for perinatal depression.

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Many women choose to avoid standard treatment for perinatal depression, and instead prefer integrative treatments that incorporate complementary and alternative therapies. This article reviews the evidence base for these treatments.

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Recent studies demonstrate the far-reaching effects of childhood trauma related to depression and suicidality in adulthood. The evidence to support these associations is presented here.

Are you aware of 2 newly identified predictors of a pernicious depression course in middle-aged women?

Although recent reviews caution against overenthusiasm, what if a simple, inexpensive, and extremely low-risk anti-inflammatory was at hand?

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