Most Depressed Adults in the U.S. Remain Untreated

http://www.scientificamerican.com/ By Will Boggs MD Only 28.7% of those who screened positive for depression received any treatment during the survey year NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Most adults in the U.S. who screen positive for depression are not being treated for depression, according to results from Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys (MEPS). “With the recent increase READ MORE

Emotional Flexibility May Affect PTSD, Depression Severity

http://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/ ATLANTA, Georgia – Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is unique among stress-related psychiatric illness in that exposure to a traumatic event is a required component of the diagnosis. Symptoms of PTSD include negative alterations in cognition and mood, hyperarousal, avoidance behavior, and re-experiencing of trauma. Furthermore, a significant minority of individuals who are exposed to READ MORE