Tag: depression

1. In this study, first time mothers with longer sleep time during pregnancy were less likely to report high levels of anxiety and depression in the postpartum period. 2. Higher diary-based wake after sleep onset (ie. lower sleep quality) at 3 months post-partum predicted more moderate anxiety and depression symptoms...
1. Young adults with evening chronotypes recorded higher depression and anxiety scores, and poorer sleep quality in comparison to morning and intermediate chronotypes. 2. Positive psychological traits, such as mindfulness and positive social interactions, were more frequently reported by individuals with morning chronotypes. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Circadian rhythm preferences, also...
2 Minute Medicine is pleased to announce that we are launching Wellness Check, a new series dedicated to exploring new research evidence focused on wellness. Each week, we will report on articles examining different aspects of wellness, including (but not limited to) nutrition, sleep, reproductive health, substance use and...
1. In this randomized control trial, prospective assignment of patients to matched therapists was superior in improving mental health compared to random assignment. 2. Participants in the matched therapist group had significant reductions in symptoms, distress, and functional impairment. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Patients are typically assigned to mental health practitioners...
1. The findings of this longitudinal cohort study suggest an association between atopic dermatitis and symptoms of depression and internalizing behaviors starting in early childhood and persisting through adolescence. 2. With the global prevalence of atopic diseases increasing in children, health care providers must be cognizant of the psychosocial needs...
1. This meta-analysis found increased prevalence rates of clinically elevated anxiety and depression symptoms among youth during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. Higher prevalence rates in data collected later in the pandemic, older adolescents, and females, as determined through moderator analysis, suggested that individual differences need to be considered when determining...
1. Prevalence of depression and anxiety has significantly increased over the first year of the pandemic among children and adolescents. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Anxiety and depression are relatively common mental health concerns among children and adolescents. Prior to the pandemic, prevalence rates were roughly 11.6% and 12.9%,...
1. In this study, aerobic exercise performed after 2 PM did not negatively impact subsequent night’s sleep amongst participants with unipolar depression. 2. Aerobic exercise improved mood and decreased depressiveness and anger amongst participants with depression. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Due to the strong relationship between insomnia and depression, insomnia may...
1. This meta-analysis found increased prevalence rates of clinically elevated anxiety and depression symptoms among youth during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. Higher prevalence rates in data collected later in the pandemic, older adolescents, and females, as determined through moderator analysis, suggested that individual differences need to be considered when determining...
2 Minute Medicine is pleased to announce that we are launching Wellness Check, a new series dedicated to exploring new research evidence focused on wellness. Each week, we will report on articles examining different aspects of wellness, including (but not limited to) nutrition, sleep, reproductive health, substance use and...