Tag Archives: Depression

Tips to Avoid Depression and Anxiety during Coronavirus Pandemic

Tips to Avoid Depression and Anxiety during Coronavirus Pandemic Tips to Avoid Depression and Anxiety during Coronavirus Pandemic : The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID 19) has given sleepless nights to everyone on the planet. While the presidents and prime ministers of countries across the globe are making efforts to slow down the spread and… Read More »

Online Depression Test [ZUNG DEPRESSION SCALE]

Mental health statistics: Mental health disorders make up 4 of the leading 10 reasons for disability worldwide within established market economies, and include: bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, as well as obsessive compulsive disorder. Approximately 26 % of adult Americans suffer from a mental disorder which is diagnosable within any given year. A lot of… Read More »

Menopausal Depression is Common, Who Is at Risk?

Patients and clinicians may not be fully aware that women are at increased risk for depression during the menopausal transition.  The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that clinicians screen all adults for depression, highlighting the importance of screening in populations at particularly high risk for depression.  While these recommendations have prompted increased awareness… Read More »

Can depression worsen arthritis

This article will review the evidence for both. RA affects patients both physically and psychologically. Comorbid depression is common with RA and leads to worse health outcomes. Systemic inflammation may also be associated with, cause, or contribute to depression in RA. Understanding the socioeconomic factors, individual patient characteristics and biologic causes of depression in RA… Read More »