Depression Research Update: October 2016

October 5, 2016
Mark L. Fuerst

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

References:

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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