July 18, 2014: Soldiers' Use of Mental Health Services Up, Stigma Down, Study Finds
But two-thirds who need care still don't seek it, researchers say

July 11, 2014: Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

July 10, 2014: Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion
Those with light or noise sensitivities post-injury seem to be more affected, study found

July 10, 2014: Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds
Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

June 30, 2014: Study: Common HIV Drug May Boost Suicide Risk
Patients taking efavirenz should be assessed for depression, researchers say

June 26, 2014: After Stroke, Spouse May Also Need Care
If couple disagrees about recovery rate, partner can become depressed, study finds

June 25, 2014: Adults With Asperger Syndrome May Have Higher Suicide Risk
British study found people with this form of autism often think of suicide, especially if depressed

June 19, 2014: Job Loss Tougher for Americans Than Europeans
U.S. workers were more likely to develop depression than their Euro counterparts, study found

June 19, 2014: As Antidepressant Warnings Toughened, Teen Suicide Attempts Rose: Study
Overreaction to FDA warning may have led to undertreatment of depression, experts say

June 18, 2014: Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests
But, past research shows risks, and one expert says this study doesn't provide definitive answers

June 18, 2014: Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study
And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say

June 16, 2014: Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say
New studies look at the emotional fallout from type 1 and type 2 disease

June 13, 2014: More U.S. Service Members in Treatment for Mental Health Disorders
Sept. 11, Afghanistan and Iraq wars, along with increased military outreach, linked to the rise

June 12, 2014: Recession Linked to More Than 10,000 Suicides in North America, Europe
But countries can take steps to reduce self-harm cases during economic downturns, researchers say

June 06, 2014: Sudden Death of Loved One Can Trigger Mental Health Issues
Risk of PTSD was greatest threat after a traumatic loss, researchers report

June 05, 2014: Weight Gain From Antidepressants Is Minimal, Study Suggests
There's not much difference in the amount gained between the various drugs, researchers say

June 02, 2014: Heart Attack in Middle Age May Be Tougher on Women
Reasons aren't clear, but study found male survivors were healthier to start with

May 27, 2014: When Teachers Are Depressed, Preschoolers May 'Act Out' More
Study points to a link, highlighting the importance of educators' mental health

May 23, 2014: Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans
Poor mental health can affect longevity as much or more than heavy smoking, study finds

May 20, 2014: Foreclosures Tied to Higher Suicide Risk in Study
Research shows a spike in such deaths during the housing crisis of the 'Great Recession'

May 19, 2014: Jury Still Out on Whether Doctors Should Screen for Suicide Risk
However, physicians should look for depression in their patients, governmental task force notes

May 16, 2014: Single Moms' Job Loss May Have Long Term Impact on Kids
Children's education and long-term mental health often seem to suffer, research shows

May 15, 2014: Another Downside to Obesity for Teens: Fewer Friends
Study found rejection by normal-weight peers was common

May 14, 2014: Adults With Autism at Risk for Many Health Problems: Study
Research shows rates of mental, physical problems higher in these patients than among other adults

May 14, 2014: Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S.
CDC report says most common medications are for heart disease and high cholesterol

May 09, 2014: Antipsychotics Help Cut Crime Rate: Study
New research suggests medications curb violence in patients with psychiatric disorders

May 05, 2014: Depression Tied to Crohn's Disease Flare-Ups
Doctors should be aware of body-mind connection with the inflammatory bowel condition, study author says

May 01, 2014: When Older Adults Consider Suicide, Depression May Not Be Main Reason
Study suggests health, money, family problems more likely to trigger troubling thoughts

April 29, 2014: Altruism May Help Shield Teens From Depression: Study
Researchers monitored area of the brain tied to rewards, pleasure

April 28, 2014: Higher Doses of Antidepressants Linked to Suicidal Behavior in Young Patients: Study
They were twice as likely to try to hurt themselves if they were prescribed more than recommended dose

April 24, 2014: Internet May Help Seniors Avoid Depression
Social connections lessen loneliness, especially for older adults living alone, researcher says

April 16, 2014: Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study
But the findings only show an association; they don't prove cause and effect, experts say

April 14, 2014: Young Dads at Risk of Depressive Symptoms, Study Finds
But experts stress findings don't mean fatherhood at an early age dooms men to clinical depression

April 14, 2014: Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys
But the risk is low, and it's important to treat depression in pregnant women, experts say

April 10, 2014: Civilians in War Zones Also Suffer Mental Health Problems: Study
The more life-threatening events that workers employed by military faced, the more anxiety, anger they felt

April 08, 2014: ICU-Related Depression Often Overlooked, Study Finds
One-third of patients exhibit physical symptoms, not the usual mood behaviors

April 04, 2014: Depression May Be Linked to Heart Failure
Stress hormones likely play contributing role, but more research needed, study says

April 01, 2014: More Than 1 Million Americans Caring for Injured Veterans: Report
Few public or private programs offer direct support to these caregivers, researchers say

March 27, 2014: Depressed Diabetics May Face Higher Risk of Kidney Disease
Study suggests connection is more about physical changes than patients' self-care

March 26, 2014: Electrical Brain Stimulation Might Help Fibromyalgia Patients
Small French study saw improvement in people's mood, quality of life

March 25, 2014: Scientists Spot Another Group of Genes That May Raise Depression Risk
But it's not clear if there's a direct connection, and other genes also likely play a role, experts say

March 18, 2014: ICU Patients May Face Mental Health Issues After Discharge
Study finds diagnoses for depression, anxiety increase within 3 months of ICU stay

March 18, 2014: Mental Illness to Blame for 10 Percent of Kids' Hospitalizations: Study
Shortage of psychiatrists, psychologists makes it harder to treat children who need help, experts say

March 17, 2014: Does Self-Esteem Affect Seniors' Health?
Small study tied higher levels of stress hormone to less well-being in older adults

March 14, 2014: Energy Drinks Popular With Troubled Teens, Study Says
Kids who are depressed or use alcohol or marijuana often consume the beverages, researchers report

March 14, 2014: Meditation May Help Teens Cope With Cancer
Practicing mindfulness lowers odds of depression, small study suggests

March 10, 2014: More Evidence That Bullying Raises Kids' Suicide Risk
But findings don't confirm a cause-and-effect link

March 07, 2014: For Young Couples, Violence Can Harm Both Sides
Experience raised depression risk as victim and aggressor moved into young adulthood, researchers report

March 06, 2014: Hearing Loss Tied to Depression in Study
Women, non-seniors more likely to be affected this way, researchers say

March 05, 2014: Moving Out of Poor Neighborhood May Disrupt Boys' Mental Health: Study
However, girls tend to do better with upward mobility, researchers say