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Depression

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The countdown is on

Prepare customers for the festive season with this advent calendar of winter ailments top tips for healthy and happy holidays.

CPPE on... Depression

CPPE has launched a new Optimise programme on depression to aid pharmacy professionals in supporting patients.

Erectile dysfunction

Many men experience erectile dysfunction, pharmacy teams can help with lifestyle interventions or licensed medicines.

Talking it over

NHS data shows an increase in referrals to talking therapies, as well as a rise in recovery rates for anxiety and depression. 

Only lonely on the inside

Loneliness in older age is often a reality but is by no means absolute and pharmacy teams can offer support.

Carer stress rising

Increasing stress levels as 60.6 per cent of carers have reported feeling stressed in 2018-19.

Mental chains

Men are less likely than women to acknowledge mental health issues or seek help and support from others. 

A helping hand

Over half of all mental health conditions start before the age of 14. Pharmacies can help to signpost expert support.

Child mental disorders rising

One in eight people aged between five and 19 years, surveyed in England in 2017, had a mental disorder, according to a new report published by NHS Digital.

Antidepressant prescribing on the rise

The prescribing rate of antidepressants is rising. But does this demonstrate an epidemic of misuse or a sign of good care?

Depression in adults

This CPD module provides an overview of depression in adults, including 'red flag signs' which require immediate referal. 

Depression increases VTE risk, study suggests

Depression and antidepressants may increase the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a metaanalysis that included eight observational studies involving 960,113 people

Exercise improves mood – but ‘more isn’t always better’, says study

A major US study points to a clear association between regular exercise and a reduction in poor mental health – but suggests that ‘more exercise is not always better’

Antidepressants linked to obesity epidemic

People with depression often report changes in their weight. Now new research suggests that antidepressants might contribute to weight gain.

Mental health recovery on the rise

A record number of people made a recovery from mental ill health due to NHS talking therapies last year, rising seven per cent since the service began in 2012/13, according to new data from NHS Digital.