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41. Brexanolone (Zulresso) - To treat postpartum depression (PPD)

Brexanolone (Zulresso) - To treat postpartum depression (PPD) Drug Approval Package: Zulresso U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Search FDA Submit search Drug Approval Package: Zulresso Company: Sage Therapeutics, Inc. Application Number: 211371 Approval Date: 03/19/2019 Persons with disabilities having problems accessing the PDF files below may call (301) 796-3634 for assistance. FDA Approval Letter and Labeling (PDF) (PDF) FDA Application Review Files (PDF) (PDF) (PDF) (PDF) (PDF

2019 FDA - Drug Approval Package

42. Efficacy of Adjunctive Infliximab vs Placebo in the Treatment of Adults With Bipolar I/II Depression: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Abstract)

Efficacy of Adjunctive Infliximab vs Placebo in the Treatment of Adults With Bipolar I/II Depression: A Randomized Clinical Trial To our knowledge, no study has previously evaluated whether individuals with bipolar depression enriched a priori on the basis of biochemical and/or phenotypic immuno-inflammatory activation would differentially respond to an anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of depressive symptoms.To assess the antidepressant efficacy of adjunctive infliximab, a monoclonal (...) antibody targeting tumor necrosis factor, in adults with bipolar I and bipolar II depression and inflammatory conditions.This 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group trial of 60 participants was conducted at 2 outpatient tertiary care sites in Canada and the United States. Eligible adults (aged 18-65 years) met DSM-5-defined criteria for bipolar I or bipolar II depression and exhibited pretreatment biochemical and/or phenotypic evidence of inflammatory activation

2019 EvidenceUpdates

43. Single, Repeated, and Maintenance Ketamine Infusions for Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Abstract)

Single, Repeated, and Maintenance Ketamine Infusions for Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial Subanesthetic ketamine doses have been shown to have rapid yet transient antidepressant effects in patients with treatment-resistant depression, which may be prolonged by repeated administration. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the antidepressant effects of a single ketamine infusion, a series of repeated ketamine infusions, and prolongation of response (...) with maintenance infusions.Forty-one participants with treatment-resistant depression completed a single-site randomized double-blind crossover comparison of single infusions of ketamine and midazolam (an active placebo control). After relapse of depressive symptoms, participants received a course of six open-label ketamine infusions administered thrice weekly over 2 weeks. Responders, classified as those participants who had a ≥50% decrease in their scores on the Montgomery-Åsberg Depression Rating Scale

2019 EvidenceUpdates

44. Systematic Review - Relationship of Deployment-related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Depressive Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, Suicidal Ideation, and Anxiety Disorders

Systematic Review - Relationship of Deployment-related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Depressive Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, Suicidal Ideation, and Anxiety Disorders 4 March 2019 Prepared for: Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration Health Services Research & Development Service Washington, DC 20420 Prepared by: Evidence Synthesis Program (ESP) Center Portland VA Medical Center Portland, OR Mark Helfand, MD, MPH, MS, Director (...) Relationship of Deployment-related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Depressive Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, Suicidal Ideation, and Anxiety Disorders: A Systematic Review Authors: Principal Investigator: Nancy Greer, PhD Timothy J. Wilt, MD, MPH Co-Investigators: Princess Ackland, PhD, MSPH Roderick MacDonald, MS Nina Sayer, PhD Michele Spoont, PhD Brent Taylor, PhD Research Assistants: Lauren McKenzie, MPH Christina Rosebush, MPH Evidence Synthesis Program 4 Relationship

2019 Veterans Affairs Evidence-based Synthesis Program Reports

45. Cariprazine Treatment of Bipolar Depression: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 Study (Abstract)

Cariprazine Treatment of Bipolar Depression: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 Study Cariprazine, a dopamine D3/D2 and 5-HT1A receptor partial agonist, was found to be effective in treating bipolar I depression in a previous phase 2 study. This phase 3 study further assessed the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of cariprazine in bipolar I depression.In a double-blind placebo-controlled study, adult participants (18-65 years old) who met DSM-5 criteria for bipolar I disorder (...) and a current depressive episode were randomly assigned to receive placebo (N=158) or cariprazine at 1.5 mg/day (N=157) or 3.0 mg/day (N=165). The primary and secondary efficacy parameters were changes from baseline to week 6 in Montgomery-Åsberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) score and Clinical Global Impressions severity (CGI-S) score, respectively. Least squares mean differences were estimated using a mixed model for repeated measures, and p values were adjusted for multiplicity.Both dosages

2019 EvidenceUpdates

46. Caregivers' effects of augmented cognitive-behavioural therapy for post-stroke depressive symptoms in patients: secondary analyses to a randomized controlled trial (Abstract)

Caregivers' effects of augmented cognitive-behavioural therapy for post-stroke depressive symptoms in patients: secondary analyses to a randomized controlled trial To investigate the concomitant effects of two patient-directed interventions for post-stroke depressive symptoms on caregivers' well-being.Secondary analyses of the results of a randomized controlled trial.Fifty caregivers of stroke patients receiving outpatient rehabilitation.Stroke patients and their caregivers were randomly (...) allocated to either cognitive-behavioural therapy augmented with movement or occupational therapy ( n = 23) or computerized cognitive training ( n = 27) to alleviate depressive symptoms in patients.Emotional burden (Involvement Evaluation Questionnaire), practical burden (Caregiver Strain Index), mental health (General Health Questionnaire) and emotional complaints (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale).Caregivers of patients who received cognitive-behavioural therapy reported significantly higher

2019 EvidenceUpdates

47. High- versus low-intensity interventions for perinatal depression delivered by non-specialist primary maternal care providers in Nigeria: cluster randomised controlled trial (the EXPONATE trial) (Abstract)

High- versus low-intensity interventions for perinatal depression delivered by non-specialist primary maternal care providers in Nigeria: cluster randomised controlled trial (the EXPONATE trial) Contextually appropriate interventions delivered by primary maternal care providers (PMCPs) might be effective in reducing the treatment gap for perinatal depression.To compare high-intensity treatment (HIT) with low-intensity treatment (LIT) for perinatal depression.Cluster randomised clinical trial (...) , conducted in Ibadan, Nigeria between 18 June 2013 and 11 December 2015 in 29 maternal care clinics allocated by computed-generated random sequence (15 HIT; 14 LIT). Interventions were delivered individually to antenatal women with DSM-IV (1994) major depression by trained PMCPs. LIT consisted of the basic psychosocial treatment specifications in the World Health Organization Mental Health Gap Action Programme - Intervention Guide. HIT comprised LIT plus eight weekly problem-solving therapy sessions

2019 EvidenceUpdates

48. Adverse Effects of Pharmacological Treatments of Major Depression in Older Adults

Adverse Effects of Pharmacological Treatments of Major Depression in Older Adults Adverse Effects of Pharmacological Treatments of Major Depression in Older Adults Comparative Effectiveness Review Number 215 RComparative Effectiveness Review Number 215 Adverse Effects of Pharmacologic Treatments of Major Depression in Older Adults Prepared for: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 www.ahrq.gov Contract (...) No. 290-2015-00012-I Prepared by: University of Connecticut Evidence-based Practice Center Storrs, CT Investigators: Diana M. Sobieraj, Pharm.D. William L. Baker, Pharm.D. Brandon K. Martinez, Pharm.D. Adrian V. Hernandez, M.D., Ph.D. Craig I. Coleman, Pharm.D. Joseph S. Ross, M.D., M.H.S. Karina M. Berg, M.D., M.S. David C. Steffens, M.D. AHRQ Publication No. 19-EHC011-EF March 2019 ii Key Messages Purpose of Review To assess adverse events of antidepressants in the treatment of major depressive

2019 Effective Health Care Program (AHRQ)

49. Depression in primary care: part 1-screening and diagnosis. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Depression in primary care: part 1-screening and diagnosis. Depression is a common and heterogeneous condition with a chronic and recurrent natural course that is frequently seen in the primary care setting. Primary care providers play a central role in managing depression and concurrent physical comorbidities, and they face challenges in diagnosing and treating the condition. In this two part series, we review the evidence available to help to guide primary care providers and practices (...) to recognize and manage depression. In this first of two reviews, we outline an approach to screening and diagnosing depression in primary care that evaluates current evidence based guidelines and applies the recommendations to clinical practice. The second review presents an evidence based approach to the treatment of depression in primary care, detailing the recommended lifestyle, drug, and psychological interventions at the individual level. It also highlights strategies that are being adopted

2019 BMJ

50. Depression in primary care: part 2-management. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Depression in primary care: part 2-management. Depression is a common and heterogeneous condition with a chronic and recurrent natural course that is frequently seen in the primary care setting. Primary care providers play a central role in managing depression and concurrent physical comorbidities, and they face challenges in diagnosing and treating the condition. In this two part series, we review the evidence available to help to guide primary care providers and practices to recognize (...) and manage depression. The first review outlined an approach to screening and diagnosing depression in primary care. This second review presents an evidence based approach to the treatment of depression in primary care, detailing the recommended lifestyle, drug, and psychological interventions at the individual level. It also highlights strategies that are being adopted at an organizational level to manage depression more effectively in primary care.Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited

2019 BMJ

51. Incorporating Recognition and Management of Perinatal Depression Into Pediatric Practice

Incorporating Recognition and Management of Perinatal Depression Into Pediatric Practice Incorporating Recognition and Management of Perinatal Depression Into Pediatric Practice | From the American Academy of Pediatrics | Pediatrics '); document.write(''); } function OAS_AD(pos) { if (OAS_version >= 11 && typeof(OAS_RICH)!='undefined') { OAS_RICH(pos); } else { OAS_NORMAL(pos); } } //--> Search for this keyword Source User menu Sections Sign up for highlighting editor-chosen studies (...) with the greatest impact on clinical care. This policy is a revision of the policy in Incorporating Recognition and Management of Perinatal Depression Into Pediatric Practice Jason Rafferty , Gerri Mattson , Marian F. Earls , Michael W. Yogman , COMMITTEE ON PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF CHILD AND FAMILY HEALTH Abstract Perinatal depression is the most common obstetric complication in the United States, with prevalence rates of 15% to 20% among new mothers. Untreated, it can adversly affect the well-being of children

2019 American Academy of Pediatrics

52. Randomized Trial of a Tailored Cognitive Behavioral Intervention in Type 2 Diabetes With Comorbid Depressive and/or Regimen-Related Distress Symptoms: 12-Month Outcomes From COMRADE (Abstract)

Randomized Trial of a Tailored Cognitive Behavioral Intervention in Type 2 Diabetes With Comorbid Depressive and/or Regimen-Related Distress Symptoms: 12-Month Outcomes From COMRADE This study evaluated the effect of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) plus lifestyle counseling in primary care on hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) in rural adult patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and comorbid depressive or regimen-related distress (RRD) symptoms.This study was a randomized controlled trial of a 16-session (...) severity-tailored CBT plus lifestyle counseling intervention compared with usual care. Outcomes included changes in HbA1c, RRD, depressive symptoms, self-care behaviors, and medication adherence across 12 months.Patients included 139 diverse, rural adults (mean age 52.6 ± 9.5 years; 72% black; BMI 37.0 ± 9.0 kg/m2) with T2D (mean HbA1c 9.6% [81 mmol/mol] ± 2.0%) and comorbid depressive or distress symptoms. Using intent-to-treat analyses, patients in the intervention experienced marginally significant

2019 EvidenceUpdates

53. Effect of Multinutrient Supplementation and Food-Related Behavioral Activation Therapy on Prevention of Major Depressive Disorder Among Overweight or Obese Adults With Subsyndromal Depressive Symptoms: The MooDFOOD Randomized Clinical Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of Multinutrient Supplementation and Food-Related Behavioral Activation Therapy on Prevention of Major Depressive Disorder Among Overweight or Obese Adults With Subsyndromal Depressive Symptoms: The MooDFOOD Randomized Clinical Trial. Effects of nutritional interventions on the prevention of major depressive disorder (MDD) in overweight adults are unknown.To examine the effect of 2 nutritional strategies (multinutrient supplementation, food-related behavioral activation therapy (...) ) and their combination for prevention of a new MDD episode in overweight adults with subsyndromal depressive symptoms.This multicenter 2 × 2 factorial randomized clinical trial included overweight adults (body mass index, 25-40) with elevated depressive symptoms (Patient Health Questionnaire-9 [PHQ-9] scores ≥5) and no MDD episode in the past 6 months from 4 European countries. A total of 1025 adults were randomized (July 30, 2015-October 12, 2016) and followed up for 1 year (October 13, 2017).Daily multinutrient

2019 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

54. Effect of Integrated Behavioral Weight Loss Treatment and Problem-Solving Therapy on Body Mass Index and Depressive Symptoms Among Patients With Obesity and Depression: The RAINBOW Randomized Clinical Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of Integrated Behavioral Weight Loss Treatment and Problem-Solving Therapy on Body Mass Index and Depressive Symptoms Among Patients With Obesity and Depression: The RAINBOW Randomized Clinical Trial. Coexisting obesity and depression exacerbate morbidity and disability, but effective treatments remain elusive.To test the hypothesis that an integrated collaborative care intervention would significantly improve both obesity and depression at 12 months compared with usual care.The Research (...) control group (n = 205) received medical care from their personal physicians as usual, received information on routine services for obesity and depression at their clinic, and received wireless physical activity trackers. Intervention participants also received a 12-month intervention that integrated a Diabetes Prevention Program-based behavioral weight loss treatment with problem-solving therapy for depression and, if indicated, antidepressant medications.The co-primary outcome measures were BMI

2019 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

55. Effectiveness of psychological treatments for depression and alcohol use disorder delivered by community-based counsellors: two pragmatic randomised controlled trials within primary healthcare in Nepal Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effectiveness of psychological treatments for depression and alcohol use disorder delivered by community-based counsellors: two pragmatic randomised controlled trials within primary healthcare in Nepal Evidence shows benefits of psychological treatments in low-resource countries, yet few government health systems include psychological services.AimEvaluating the clinical value of adding psychological treatments, delivered by community-based counsellors, to primary care-based mental health (...) services for depression and alcohol use disorder (AUD), as recommended by the Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP).Two randomised controlled trials, separately for depression and AUD, were carried out. Participants were randomly allocated (1:1) to mental healthcare delivered by mhGAP-trained primary care workers (psychoeducation and psychotropic medicines when indicated), or the same services plus individual psychological treatments (Healthy Activity Program for depression and Counselling

2019 EvidenceUpdates

56. Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders

Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders - Health Quality Ontario (HQO) Let's make our health system healthier Open Menu Quick Links Search Search A A A Evidence to Improve Care Share: Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders Final Recommendation Health Quality Ontario, under the guidance of the Ontario (...) Health Technology Advisory Committee, recommends publicly funding guided internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for mild to moderate major depression and anxiety disorders Cognitive behavioural therapy (or “CBT”) is a form of psychotherapy that has proven effective in treating major depression and anxiety disorders. However, it can often be difficult for people to access this therapy because of long wait times, the cost of sessions, and travel time to get to sessions. Cognitive behavioural

2019 Health Quality Ontario

57. Vagus Nerve Stimulation for chronic major depressive episodes

Vagus Nerve Stimulation for chronic major depressive episodes Public Summary Document Application No. 1491 - Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) for chronic major depressive episodes Applicant: LivaNova Australia Pty Ltd Date of MSAC consideration: MSAC 73 rd Meeting, 26-27 July 2018 Context for decision: MSAC makes its advice in accordance with its Terms of Reference, visit the MSAC website 1. Purpose of application An application requesting Medicare Benefit Schedule (MBS) listing for Vagus Nerve (...) Stimulation (VNS) for chronic major depressive episodes was received from LivaNova Australia Pty Ltd by the Department of Health. 2. MSAC’s advice to the Minister After considering the strength of the available evidence in relation to comparative safety, clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, MSAC did not support MBS funding of VNS for chronic major depressive episodes. MSAC accepted that there was a clinical need for more treatment options for this patient population. However, MSAC had concerns

2019 Medical Services Advisory Committee

58. Bright light therapy for depression in Parkinson disease: A randomized controlled trial (Abstract)

Bright light therapy for depression in Parkinson disease: A randomized controlled trial To assess the efficacy of bright light therapy (BLT) in reducing depressive symptoms in patients with Parkinson disease (PD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) compared to a control light.In this double-blind controlled trial, we randomized patients with PD and MDD to treatment with BLT (±10,000 lux) or a control light (±200 lux). Participants were treated for 3 months, followed by a 6-month naturalistic (...) follow-up. The primary outcome of the study was the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS) score. Secondary outcomes were objective and subjective sleep measures and salivary melatonin and cortisol concentrations. Assessments were repeated halfway, at the end of treatment, and 1, 3, and 6 months after treatment. Data were analyzed with a linear mixed-model analysis.We enrolled 83 participants. HDRS scores decreased in both groups without a significant between-group difference at the end of treatment

2019 EvidenceUpdates

59. Effects of Light Therapy on Mood and Insulin Sensitivity in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Depression: Results From a Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial (Abstract)

Effects of Light Therapy on Mood and Insulin Sensitivity in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Depression: Results From a Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial Depression is common in patients with type 2 diabetes and adversely affects quality of life and diabetes outcomes. We assessed whether light therapy, an antidepressant, improves mood and insulin sensitivity in patients with depression and type 2 diabetes.This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial included 83 patients (...) with depression and type 2 diabetes. The intervention comprised 4 weeks of light therapy (10,000 lux) or placebo light therapy daily at home. Primary outcomes included depressive symptoms (Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology [IDS]) and insulin sensitivity (M-value derived from the results of a hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic clamp). Secondary outcomes were related psychological and glucometabolic measures.Intention-to-treat analysis showed that light therapy was not superior to placebo in reducing depressive

2019 EvidenceUpdates

60. Comparative Efficacy of Therapies for Treatment of Depression for Patients Undergoing Maintenance Hemodialysis: A Randomized Clinical Trial. (Abstract)

Comparative Efficacy of Therapies for Treatment of Depression for Patients Undergoing Maintenance Hemodialysis: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Although depression is common among patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis, data on their acceptance of treatment and on the comparative efficacy of various therapies are limited.To determine the effect of an engagement interview on treatment acceptance (phase 1) and to compare the efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) versus sertraline (...) (phase 2) for treating depression in patients receiving hemodialysis.Multicenter, parallel-group, open-label, randomized controlled trial. (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT02358343).41 dialysis facilities in 3 U.S. metropolitan areas.Patients who had been receiving hemodialysis for at least 3 months and had a Beck Depression Inventory-II score of 15 or greater; 184 patients participated in phase 1, and 120 subsequently participated in phase 2.Engagement interview versus control visit (phase 1) and 12 weeks

2019 Annals of Internal Medicine Controlled trial quality: predicted high