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Associations between mental disorders and subsequent onset of hypertension
BACKGROUND: Previous work has suggested significant associations between various psychological symptoms (e.g., depression, anxiety, anger, alcohol abuse) and hypertension. However, the presence and extent of associations ...
Mood disorders in the elderly: prevalence, functional impact, and management challenges
(Dove Medical Press Ltd, 2016-01-01)
Despite the lower prevalence of severe mood disorders in the elderly as compared to younger adults, late-life depression and bipolar disorder (BD) are more strongly associated with negative outcomes related to the presence ...
Social disability of Brazilian mood disorder patients
(Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2004-11-01)
Mood disorders cause many social problems, often involving family relationships. Few studies are available in the literature comparing patients with bipolar, unipolar, dysthymic, and double depressive disorders concerning ...
Suicide detection in Chile: Proposing a predictive model for suicide risk in a clinical sample of patients with mood disorders
(Associacao Brasileira de Psiquiatria, 2017)
© 2017, Associacao Brasileira de Psiquiatria. All rights reserved. Objective: To analyze suicidal behavior and build a predictive model for suicide risk using data mining (DM) analysis. Methods: A study of 707 Chilean ...
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an essential fatty acid for the proper functioning of neuronal cells: Their role in mood disorders
The brain and the nervous system are tissues with high contents of two polyunsaturated fatty acids: arachidonic acid (20:4, omega-6, AA) and docosahexaenoic acid (22:6, omega-3, DHA). Despite their abundance in these ...
The Psychological Impact of COVID-19 on Individuals With and Without Mental Health Disorders
Objective: To identify people with history of mental health disorders before the COVID-19 pandemic in the Brazilian population and estimate the prevalence of mood swings and the subjective distress of the pandemic among ...
Sertraline for Preventing Mood Disorders Following Traumatic Brain InjuryA Randomized Clinical Trial
(American Medical Association, 2016-10)
IMPORTANCE Prevention is more effective than treatment to decrease the burden of significant medical conditions such as depressive disorders, a major cause of disability worldwide. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a candidate ...
The International Mood Network (IMN) Nosology Project: differentiating borderline personality from bipolar illness
ObjectiveThe differential diagnosis of bipolar illness vs. borderline personality is controversial. Both conditions manifest impulsive behavior, unstable interpersonal relationships, and mood symptoms. This study examines ...
El diagnóstico diferencial entre la Depresión Bipolar y la Depresión Monopolar en la práctica clínica
(Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2010)