Depression

Effects of pain and fatigue on physical functioning and depression in persons with muscular dystrophy

Kevin N. Alschuler, Ph.D., Mark P. Jensen, Ph.D., Mark C. Goetz, Ph.D., Amanda E. Smith, B.S., Aimee M. Verrall, M.P.H., Ivan R. Molton, Ph.D. Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA Published Online: August 06, 2012 Disability and Health Journal, October 2012 Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 277–283 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2012.07.002   […]

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Physical activity and depression in middle and older-aged adults with multiple sclerosis

The findings reported in this paper were presented at the 2011 5th Joint Triennial Congress of the European and Americas Committees for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Mark P. Jensen, Ph.D., Ivan R. Molton, Ph.D., Kevin J. Gertz, M.P.A., Charles H. Bombardier, Ph.D., Dori E. Rosenberg, Ph.D., M.P.H. Department of Rehabilitation […]

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Physical ill health, disability, dependence and depression: Results from the 2007 national survey of psychiatric morbidity among adults in England

Howard Meltzer, Ph.D., Paul Bebbington, Ph.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.C.Psych., Traolach Brugha, M.D., F.R.C.Psych., Sally McManus, M.Sc., Dheeraj Rai, M.D., M.R.C.Psych., Michael S. Dennis, M.D., M.R.C.Psych., Rachel Jenkins, M.D. (Cantab), F.R.C.Psych. Disability and Health Journal, April 2012 Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 87–101DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2012.02.001   Abstract Background The relationship between physical ill health, disability, and depression is not straightforward. […]

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State and local area estimates of depression and anxiety among adults with disabilities in 2006

Catherine A. Okoro, M.S., Lela R. McKnight-Eily, Ph.D., Tara W. Strine, M.P.H., John E. Crews, Ph.D., James B. Holt, Ph.D., Lina S. Balluz, Sc.D. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 78–90, April 2011 Published […]

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Life events and their associations with depression and anxiety in older people with intellectual disabilities: results of the HA-ID study

Hermans H, Evenhuis HM.  Intellectual Disability Medicine, Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands. h.hermans.1@erasmusmc.nl.  J Affect Disord. 2012 Apr;138(1-2):79-85. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2011.12.025. Epub 2012 Feb 2. BACKGROUND: People with intellectual disabilities (ID) may be exposed to more life events due to different living circumstances and limited coping abilities. The frequency of […]

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The role of coping strategies in predicting change in parenting efficacy and depressive symptoms among mothers of adolescents with developmental disabilities

Woodman AC, Hauser-Cram P.  Department of Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology, Boston College, Lynch School of Education, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA.  J Intellect Disabil Res. 2013 Jun;57(6):513-30. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2788.2012.01555.x. Epub 2012 May 8. Background:  Parents of children with developmental disabilities (DD) face greater caregiving demands than parents of children without DD. There is considerable variability […]

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Yoga and exercise for symptoms of depression and anxiety in people with poststroke disability: a randomized, controlled pilot trial

Chan W, Immink MA, Hillier S.  University of South Australia, Adelaide.  Altern Ther Health Med. 2012 May-Jun;18(3):34-43. CONTEXT: Mood disorders are prevalent in people after stroke, and a disorder’s onset can exacerbate stroke-related disabilities. While evidence supports the mental-health benefits of participation in exercise and yoga, it is unknown whether such benefits extend to a […]

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Factors associated with depression and anxiety in older adults with intellectual disabilities: results of the healthy ageing and intellectual disabilities study

Hermans H, Evenhuis HM.  Intellectual Disability Medicine, Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Amarant, Healthcare Organization for People with Intellectual Disabilities, Tilburg, The Netherlands.  Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2013 Jul;28(7):691-9. doi: 10.1002/gps.3872. Epub 2012 Aug 8.’ OBJECTIVE: The objective of this article is to study which factors are associated with […]

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Relationship satisfaction, parenting stress, and depression in mothers of children with autism

Weitlauf AS, Vehorn AC, Taylor JL, Warren ZE.  Vanderbilt University, USA.  Autism. 2012 Sep 17. [Epub ahead of print] Mothers of children with autism report higher levels of depression than mothers of children with other developmental disabilities. We explored the relations between child characteristics of diagnostic severity and problem behaviors, parenting stress, relationship quality, and […]

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Depression among parents of children with disabilities

Resch JA, Elliott TR, Benz MR.  Center on Disability and Development, Department of Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA.  Fam Syst Health. 2012 Dec;30(4):291-301. doi: 10.1037/a0030366. Epub 2012 Nov 12. We examined the rate of depression among 110 parents of children with disabilities and tested a model to determine the unique […]

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