Depression

Mind-body methods for better health

April 27, 2011
 

James Gordon, M.D., a renowned expert on using mind-body medicine to heal depression, anxiety and psychological trauma, hosts a daylong workshop and evening lecture in San Antonio.

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Finding could lead to new treatments for depression

December 3, 2008
 

A discovery by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio could lead to new treatments for millions of depression sufferers who do not respond well to the most commonly prescribed antidepressants.

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Study compares settings of vagus nerve stimulation for treatment-resistant depression

August 22, 2008
 

A team in the UT Health Science Center San Antonio Department of Psychiatry is assessing the effectiveness of three treatment settings of Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) TherapyTM in patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD) as part of a multi-site research study.

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Study to explore gene sequences that may raise risk of depression

June 6, 2006
 

Area residents ages 18 to 80 who have suffered depression in the last two years, but are not currently depressed or taking an antidepressant, are encouraged to ask about a new study at the Behavioral Wellness (BeWell) Center, a clinical trials center of the department of psychiatry at the Health Science Center.

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Free community forum to offer facts about ADHD, depression, bipolar

April 26, 2006
 

Parents of children and teens with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression and bipolar disorder have more reason to be optimistic these days, says Steven R. Pliszka, M.D., the Meadows Foundation and Semp Russ/San Antonio Area Foundation Research Professor at the Health Science Center

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Depressed patients might one day be asked: Have you had your leptin today?

January 17, 2006
 

Leptin, a hormone produced in fat tissue, regulates our appetite and weight, but it may do a whole lot more.

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