Depression Research Update: October 2016

October 5, 2016

Three new studies help predict which patients with depression may not respond to pharmacotherapy and which women may become depressed during menopause.

References:

1. Mandelli L, Serretti A, Souery D, et al. High occupational level is associated with poor response to treatment of depression. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2016;26:1320-1326.
2. Li QS, Tian C, Seabrook GR, et al. Analysis of 23andMe antidepressant efficacy survey data: implication of circadian rhythm and neuroplasticity in bupropion response. Transl Psychiatry. 2016;6:e889. doi:10.1038/tp.2016.171
3. Joffe H, Crawford SL, Freeman MP, et al. Independent contributions of nocturnal hot flashes and sleep disturbance to depression in estrogen-deprived women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Sep 28:jc20162348. [Epub ahead of print] doi.org/10.1210/jc.2016-2348