Varenicline Helps Smokers With Stably Treated Depression

Varenicline helps smokers with stably treated depression
Varenicline successfully promoted durable smoking cessation without exacerbating depression or anxiety in a randomized, phase IV, industry-funded study of patients with stably treated major depressive disorder. Smoking cessation, defined as carbon … Read more on Clinical Endocrinology News Digital Network

Could Oxytocin Be Useful in Treating Psychiatric Disorders?
For example, there's evidence that oxytocin may be involved in beneficial responses to electroconvulsive therapy for severe depression. But so far, there's little evidence that oxytocin is a useful treatment for anxiety and depression. The same is true … Read more on Science Daily (press release)

Call to address child depression
It is important there are clear steps in place to aid healthcare professionals involved in treating children and young people with depression, so that they can deliver the very best levels of care across the NHS. – Professor Gillian Leng, deputy chief … Read more on ITV News