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Medical News Today: Working long hours increases depression risk in women

Women who clock 55 working hours or more every week might have a higher risk of depression. Also, working weekends can increase depression risk for both men and women. Working longer hours may impact mental health, especially for women. A new study that now appears in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health found that… Read More »

AAD: isotretinoin exposure for acne not linked to depression risk – Medical Xpress

(HealthDay)—For patients with acne, exposure to isotretinoin is not associated with an increased risk for being diagnosed with depression, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, held from March 1 to 5 in Washington, D.C. Bethanee Schlosser, M.D., Ph.D., from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine… Read More »

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety: How Long Does It Last?

In the earliest studies, postpartum depression was described an episode of depression associated with childbirth, typically emerging within the first three months after delivery.  As more research has been carried out, we have learned that a sizeable number of women with PPD actually begin to experience symptoms during pregnancy.  The bottom line is that women… Read More »