Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: depressive symptoms

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Interventions Target Depressive Symptoms

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A new study finds self-coldness predicts depressive symptoms and supports self-compassion as a buffer.

Screen Time Linked to Increased Depressive Symptoms Among Teens

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New study examines how increased screen time and social media may be contributing to depressive symptoms and suicide risk in teens

Therapy Effective and Efficient Long-Term For Depression

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There is robust evidence for the long-term effectiveness of psychotherapy, and it also provides good value-for-money, according to a large randomized control trial published open-access this month in The Lancet. The researchers recommend that clinicians refer all patients with treatment-resistant depression to therapy.

Large-Scale Study Reveals Arbitrariness of DSM Depression Diagnosis

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A new study on the depression symptoms of over three-thousand patients challenges the criteria used for diagnosing major depression with the latest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5). Current diagnostic systems are based on an assumption that the symptoms of depression point to a common underlying “illness," but research suggests that this framework may be outdated and oversimplified.