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Doctors Should Screen Teens for Major Depression, U.S. Task Force SaysFebruary 08, 2016

Experts add that more research needed to determine whether kids under 12 should also be tested

Depression May Boost Seniors' Risk for Heart Disease, StrokeFebruary 04, 2016

Doctors should monitor older adults for low mood, researchers say

Parent's Depression May Harm Child's Grades, Study FindsFebruary 03, 2016

Treating the adult might help school performance, experts say

When Seniors Stop Driving, Poorer Health May Be a PassengerFebruary 03, 2016

Depression and mental, physical declines stood out in research review

Many Depressed Teens Don't Get Follow-Up CareFebruary 01, 2016

Some receive initial treatment after diagnosis, but longer-term therapy often lacking, study finds

Prenatal Antidepressant Use Not Linked to Infant Heart Defects: StudyJanuary 28, 2016

Obesity, alcohol and illicit drugs are greater threats in pregnancy, researchers find

Study Finds No Proof of 'Seasonal' DepressionJanuary 28, 2016

Rates of mood disorder don't vary by time of year or sunlight exposure, researchers say

Did Studies Lack Key Data on Link Between Antidepressants, Youth Suicides?January 28, 2016

New analysis finds much greater risk of aggression, self-harm

Depression Screening Should Include All Pregnant, Postpartum Women: PanelJanuary 26, 2016

As many as 1 in 10 shows signs of mood disorder after birth, says task force

Obesity Surgery Patients May Often Have Mental Health DisordersJanuary 12, 2016

But mood conditions don't seem to hinder post-op weight loss, study says

Exercise May Lower Heart Disease Risk in Depressed People: StudyJanuary 11, 2016

Regular activity linked to reduced inflammation and less blood vessel stiffening

Gender Wage Gap Linked to Depression and Anxiety: StudyJanuary 10, 2016

Disorders were more than twice as likely in women lacking equal pay

Can Early Menopause Trigger Depression Later in Life?January 06, 2016

Research suggests longer estrogen exposure might have protective effect

Ways to Beat the Holiday BluesDecember 12, 2015

Grief and depression can worsen at this time of year, but that doesn't have to stop seasonal celebration

Depression May Be Tied to Lower Breast Cancer SurvivalDecember 10, 2015

Doctors should be on the lookout for signs of the mood disorder, researcher says

Bullying Can Leave Lasting Mental ScarsDecember 09, 2015

Many treated for depression or other disorders by late 20s, study says

Talk Therapy, Antidepressants Offer Similar Results for Major DepressionDecember 09, 2015

Study finds both treatments can help

More Than a Quarter of New Doctors May Be DepressedDecember 08, 2015

Grueling medical training may help explain finding, study says

New Type of Antidepressant Shows Promise in Early TrialDecember 08, 2015

More study is needed, but the compound may fight the condition in a different way, experts say

Screen All Kids for Cholesterol, Depression and HIV, Pediatricians' Group SaysDecember 07, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines reflect concerns about obesity, suicide

Could Your 'Holiday Blues' Be Seasonal Affective Disorder?November 29, 2015

This form of depression runs in families, expert says

Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression RiskNovember 25, 2015

Vulnerability is higher among those with a low education and income, researchers report

Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study SuggestsNovember 20, 2015

But researchers only found an association, and age gap didn't seem to affect sons

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Helps Some With Chronic Depression: StudyNovember 18, 2015

Insulin resistance may underlie the mental illness, researcher says

Light Box Might Help Nonseasonal Depression, TooNovember 18, 2015

Treatment for seasonal affective disorder could have broader application, study finds

Depressed Black Americans May Be at Risk for Heart WoesNovember 17, 2015

Study links depression to stroke and heart disease over 10-year period

Computer-Based Psychotherapy Not as Effective as Standard CareNovember 12, 2015

Study found people often didn't complete device-driven programs

Losing a Parent in Childhood May Raise Suicide Risk Decades LaterNovember 11, 2015

Rate of suicide for people who'd suffered such an early loss was double that of those who hadn't, study found

Heart Transplant Mental Toll May Be Greater for WomenNovember 10, 2015

Men less depressed, anxious 100 days after procedure, study finds

Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to DepressionNovember 09, 2015

Study also finds more trips to the scale lead to greater body dissatisfaction, lower self-esteem

The Physically Active Less Prone to Post-Heart Attack DepressionNovember 06, 2015

Research underscores link between physical activity and mental health

Talk Therapy May Beat Light Treatment for SAD: StudyNovember 06, 2015

Seasonal affective disorder is form of depression tied to winter's shorter days

Omega 3 Supplements Don't Help With Depression: ReviewNovember 06, 2015

U.K. scientists find little evidence they ease symptoms

Better Sex Life May Be a Weight-Loss Surgery BonusNovember 04, 2015

Effects were long-lasting, and both men and women benefited, researchers say

Bullied Teens Face Roadblocks to Mental Health ServicesOctober 23, 2015

Pediatricians must do more for these children, researcher says

Stereotypes Can Hurt a Patient's CareOctober 20, 2015

People who fear being judged might avoid preventive services, study says

Suicide Risk May Rise for Some After Weight-Loss SurgeryOctober 07, 2015

Expert says that the life changes that follow can make it hard for these patients to cope

Face-to-Face Contact May Beat Email, Phone for Staving Off DepressionOctober 06, 2015

Older people who spent more time communicating in person showed fewer symptoms of mood disorder

Depression Adds to Burden of Alzheimer's Caregivers, Study FindsOctober 01, 2015

For spouses already depressed when their loved one was diagnosed, their stress only grew

Psoriasis, Depression Often Go Hand in Hand: StudyOctober 01, 2015

But research doesn't prove one causes the other

'Placebo Effect' Might Help Predict Response to Depression TreatmentSeptember 30, 2015

Those who improved with fake drug benefited from antidepressants, study found

Bullied Teens Who Exercise May Lower Suicide Risk, Study FindsSeptember 25, 2015

But researcher adds that many U.S. schools have cut opportunities for physical activity

Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of DepressionSeptember 25, 2015

Study suggests popular apnea treatment could help ease symptoms of mood disorder

Gene Tied to Adult Depression After Childhood AbuseSeptember 24, 2015

But the same DNA variant is linked to more happiness in people without such abuse histories, researchers say

Constant Social Media Presence May Jeopardize Teens' Mental HealthSeptember 11, 2015

Adolescents could be more vulnerable than adults, expert says

Money Doesn't Buy 'Tweeners' Self-EsteemSeptember 11, 2015

Study finds purchases of 'cool' things, nice clothing may actually increase bad feelings

Could Eating Fish Help Ward Off Depression?September 11, 2015

Consuming more meals from the sea linked to lower risk, study suggests, but cause-and-effect not proven

Forgiveness May Boost Older Women's MoodsSeptember 08, 2015

But when apology is unrequited, older men are at greater risk of depression

Many Say Mental Health Care Is Vital, But Often Tough to GetSeptember 01, 2015

Survey of U.S. adults finds concerns about accessibility, expense

'Goth' Teens Report More Depression, Self-HarmAugust 28, 2015

But study findings didn't prove cause-and-effect, only showed an association