Tag Archives: Depression

Simple Treatments For Depression

  Our emotions change with the ups and downs of our lives. This is perfectly natural, but a problem arises when the down feelings do not go away. This may be an indication of a mood disorder such as depression.   Depression afflicts people of all ages, but it is a particular problem for adults… Read More »

Alkermes' depression treatment fails to get FDA panel backing

(Reuters) – An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday voted against approving Alkermes Plc’s treatment for depression in patients with an inadequate response to standard antidepressant therapies. The decision comes two days after FDA staff reviewers bit.ly/2QegxPF flagged abuse potential for the opioid-based depression treatment and raised questions on its… Read More »

What to know about depression with psychosis

Depression with psychotic features is when someone experiences both depression and psychosis. Psychosis refers to a disconnection from reality and may include symptoms such as hallucinations or delusions. Major depression with psychotic features is also sometimes referred to as psychotic depression. It is a grave illness characterized by a combination of unipolar major depressive symptoms… Read More »