Encyclopedia of Depression Research


James R. Fusco (Editor)

Series: Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
BISAC: PSY049000

This book presents and discusses current research in the study of depression. Topics discussed include depression in children and adolescents; depression comorbidity among children; depression vulnerability in middle and late childhood; antidepressants therapy and risk of suicide among patients with major depressive disorders; the overlap between depression and suicidal behaviour; monitoring of antidepressant therapy by using heart rate variability and gender differences in response to antidepressants. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Dyslexia, Children and Depression: Research Evidence;pp. 1-38
(Neil Alexander-Passe, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom)

Dyslexic Children and Depression: Empirical Evidence;pp. 39-85
(Neil Alexander-Passe, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom)

Depression in Children and Adolescents;pp. 87-125
(Uma Rao, Li-Ann Chen, From the Department of Psychiatry, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas)

Children, Depression and Essential Fatty Acids;pp. 127-154
(Gow, R.V., Vallee-Tourangeau, F & Sumich, A, Institute of Psychiatry, Kingston University,London,UK)

Depression Comorbidity among Children: Potential Explanations, Shared Risk Factors, and Directions for Future Research;pp. 155-177
(Deborah A. G. Drabick, Department of Psychology, Temple University,Philadelphia,PA,USA)

Controversies in childhood and adolescent depression;pp. 179-213
(Escobar Rabadán, Francisco, Téllez Lapeira, Juan Manuel, López-Torres Hidalgo, Jesús, Boix Gras, Clotilde, Párraga Martínez, Ignacio, Escribá Quijada, Rubén, Albacete Medical School, University of Castilla-La Mancha,Spain and others)

The Relative Lack of Attention to Depression in Young Children: A ‘Sad’ State of Affairs;pp. 215-239
(Kimberly Renk, Samantha L. Scott, Melissa Middleton, and Rachel Wolfe, University of Central Florida,USA)

The Relationship between Dimensions of Parenting and Cognitive and Interpersonal Vulnerability Factors to Depression in Youth;pp. 241-255
(Claire Starrs, Philippe Adams, and Temilola Salami, Irene Zilber and John R. Z. Abela, McGill University,Montreal,Canada and others)

Depression vulnerability in Middle and Late Childhood and its relationship with gender, self competence, and coping;pp. 257-270
(María Cristina Richaud de Minzi, Centro Interdisciplinario de Investigaciones en Psicología Matemática y Experimental (CIIPME), Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas,Buenos Aires – República Argentina)

The Importance of Identifying Child and Adolescent Depression in the Medical Setting;pp. 271-276
(Athena Sojourner-Nelson, Cheryl Koopman, Allison Briscoe-Smith, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology-Stanford University Psy.D. Consortium,CA,USA

Depression In Children With Gilles De La Tourette Syndrome;pp. 277-286
(Andrea E. Cavanna, Mary M. Robertson, Luca Bertero, Stefano Cavanna, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK, and others)

Neuroplasticity: A New Approach to Treatment of Depression;pp. 287-351
(I. Tayfun, Uzbay,Gulhane Military Medical Academy,Ankara,Turkey)

Antidepressants Therapy and Risk of Suicide among Patients with Major Depressive Disorders;pp. 353-375
(Maurizio Pompili, Gianluca Serafini, Marco Innamorati,Michele Battuello, Antonio Del Casale, Michele Battuello, Mariantonietta Milelli and Roberto Tatarelli,David Lester,Suicide Prevention Center Sant’Andrea Hospital,Sapienza University of Rome,Italy and others)

Monitoring of Antidepressant Therapy by Using Heart Rate Variability;pp. 377-398
(Sven Suefke, Hasib Djonlagic, and Thomas Kibbel,Medizinische Klinik I,Universitaetsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein,Luebeck,Germany)

The Overlap between Depression and Suicidal Behaviour: Implication for the Preventative Effect of Antidepressant Pharmacotherapy;pp. 399-417
(Louise Brådvik and Mats Berglund,Lund University,Sweden and others)

Synthetic Inhibitors of Prolyl Endopeptidase Exhibit
Antidepressant-Like Effects in Rat Models of Depressive Syndrome and Anxiety-Depression State;pp. 419-437
(N.A. Krupina , N.N. Khlebnikova, N.N. Zolotov, E.Yu Kushnareva, N.G. Bogdanova, and I.N. Orlova,Research Institute of General Pathology and Pathophysiology Russian Academy of Medical Sciences,Moscow and others)

Beyond the Monoamine Hypothesis: The Quest for an Integrative Aetiology of Depression and New Therapeutic Strategies;pp. 439-451
(Barbara Di Benedetto, Rainer Rupprecht, and Gerhard Rammes,Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry,Munich,Germany and others)

Tianeptine and sertraline: underlying neurochemical mechanisms of action;pp. 453-482
(Rustem Uzbekov and Irina Alieva,Moscow State University,Russian Federation and others)

Gender Differences in Response to Antidepressants;pp. 483-503
(Shigeru Morishita, Toshihiko Kinoshita and Seizaburo Arita, Depression Prevention Medical Center, Kyoto Jujo Rehabilitation Hospital,Japan and others)

Adult Neurogenesis and Depression: A Novel Theory for Depression?;pp. 505-508
(Philippe Taupin,National Neuroscience Institute,Singapore and others)


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