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Depression

VA HSR&D Research Topics: Depression

Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect feelings, thoughts, and the ability to handle daily life activities. It’s estimated that 18.5% of service members returning from Iraq or Afghanistan have either post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression. VA conducts a wide variety of research that looks at depression treatment, prevention, and access to mental health services.

Search results were generated based on the search term "Depression". Results are updated weekly, as new data are available.

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Citations

(5 of more than 1568 DEPRESSION focused publications)


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Publication Briefs

(5 of more than 154 DEPRESSION focused publication briefs)


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Studies

( 5 of more than 103 DEPRESSION focused projects )

Project No.  Title  PI  Funding Start   
C19 20-396 Changes in the Delivery of Evidenced Based Psychotherapies for Depression and PTSD as the Result of COVID-19 Pandemic Mendez, Diana 2020-07-01
CDA 19-108 Improving Depression Management in Primary Care Leung, Lucinda 2020-07-01
SDR 19-287 Does Choice Equal Quality? A Mixed-Methods Comprehensive Evaluation of the Quality of Community Care through the MISSION Act vs VA care for Veterans with PTSD, Depression and Chronic Pain Manuel, Jennifer 2020-04-01
IIR 18-277 Implementing the Behavioral Activities Intervention (BE-ACTIV) to Reduce Depression among Veterans in Community Living Centers Mills, Whitney 2020-03-01
SDR 19-500 HIV Translating Initiatives for Depression into Effective Solutions – Hyb Painter, Jacob 2020-02-01

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HSR&D Briefs, Reports, Newsletters

5 sample "Depression" publications displayed.

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Cyberseminars

The most recent "Depression" seminars are displayed.

Date Title Presenter(s)
11/10/2020 Social Connectedness and Depression in Older Adults and Veterans: A Tale of Two Studies Teo, Alan  
9/21/2020 Pharmacogenetics Trial of Depression: A focus on suicidal thoughts Oslin, David  
3/17/2020 Combat Exposure, PTSD, and Head Injuries Differentially Relate to Alterations in Cortical Thickness in Military Veterans Clausen, Ashley  
11/21/2019 Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Interventions for Veterans Kearney, David  
6/10/2019 Randomized Controlled Trial of Behavioral Activation for Depression and Suicidality in Primary Care Funderburk, Jennifer  

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