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Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women October 22, 2014

Researcher believes issue has been 'largely unnoticed'

Upbeat Walking Style Might Lift Your Mood October 17, 2014

Negativity less likely in people with a positive gait, study says

Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides, Study Shows October 17, 2014

Validation by peers also decreased likelihood of self-harm

More Evidence That Exercise May Help Fight Depression October 16, 2014

But low mood can be a barrier to physical activity, study finds

Obesity and Depression Often Twin Ills, Study Finds October 16, 2014

Nature of connection isn't clear, but both conditions can be treated, experts say

Teen Girls May Face Greater Risk of Depression October 15, 2014

Relationship-related stress contributes to higher rates, researchers say

Exercise May Not Ward Off Teen Depression October 14, 2014

U.K. research finds no apparent link, but U.S. experts are not convinced

Schools Key to Reaching Kids With Mental Health Needs, Experts Say October 08, 2014

Left untreated, children may suffer long-term damage

Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds October 06, 2014

Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Always Help With Depression October 03, 2014

About 4 percent of obese patients report negative mood changes months after procedure, study finds

Social Support May Be Key to Heart Attack Recovery September 30, 2014

Study found younger patients fared worse if they did not have family, friends to help afterwards

Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay September 25, 2014

Study found they lowered stress levels, lifted spirits after illness, job loss, divorce, death of loved one

Special Therapy May Help Relieve 'Complicated Grief' September 25, 2014

Standard depression treatment is less successful after a loved one dies, study finds

One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says September 18, 2014

Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't

Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study September 16, 2014

It's as accurate as current methods, but can also confirm recovery, researchers contend

The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids September 12, 2014

Trying to protect children from source of anxiety may make things worse, researchers say

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects September 08, 2014

Study links harassment at home to higher levels of depression, anxiety

Serious Childhood Burns Tied to Long-Term Mental Health Risks September 04, 2014

Adults injured by fire when young are at increased odds of depression, study finds

Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study August 28, 2014

But years of research remain before this therapy could treat brain disorders, experts say

Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks August 27, 2014

Finding might help predict, prevent and treat the disorder, researchers say

Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression August 21, 2014

But combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says

Robin Williams Had Early Stage Parkinson's Disease, Wife Reveals August 15, 2014

Psychiatrist says you can't necessarily link the nerve disease diagnosis with his suicide

Robin Williams Had Parkinson's Disease, Wife Says August 14, 2014

He wasn't ready to share diagnosis publicly before he took his life this week, she revealed

Study Hints at Link Between Poor Sleep, Suicide Risk August 13, 2014

But the research involving older adults doesn't prove cause and effect

Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs August 13, 2014

Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse August 12, 2014

Doctors say there are effective treatments for both disorders that can help many people

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls August 07, 2014

Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says

Coaching May Help Diabetics Battle Depression, Disease Better August 06, 2014

Study found mental health sessions allowed patients to manage blood sugar levels more effectively

Preschoolers Can Suffer From Depression, Too August 04, 2014

Study finds that these kids may be plagued by the condition throughout childhood

Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia July 30, 2014

Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study July 29, 2014

Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer July 11, 2014

Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion July 10, 2014

Those with light or noise sensitivities post-injury seem to be more affected, study found

Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds July 10, 2014

Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

Study: Common HIV Drug May Boost Suicide Risk June 30, 2014

Patients taking efavirenz should be assessed for depression, researchers say

After Stroke, Spouse May Also Need Care June 26, 2014

If couple disagrees about recovery rate, partner can become depressed, study finds

Adults With Asperger Syndrome May Have Higher Suicide Risk June 25, 2014

British study found people with this form of autism often think of suicide, especially if depressed

Job Loss Tougher for Americans Than Europeans June 19, 2014

U.S. workers were more likely to develop depression than their Euro counterparts, study found

As Antidepressant Warnings Toughened, Teen Suicide Attempts Rose: Study June 19, 2014

Overreaction to FDA warning may have led to undertreatment of depression, experts say

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests June 18, 2014

But, past research shows risks, and one expert says this study doesn't provide definitive answers

Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study June 18, 2014

And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say

Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say June 16, 2014

New studies look at the emotional fallout from type 1 and type 2 disease

More U.S. Service Members in Treatment for Mental Health Disorders June 13, 2014

Sept. 11, Afghanistan and Iraq wars, along with increased military outreach, linked to the rise

Recession Linked to More Than 10,000 Suicides in North America, Europe June 12, 2014

But countries can take steps to reduce self-harm cases during economic downturns, researchers say

Sudden Death of Loved One Can Trigger Mental Health Issues June 06, 2014

Risk of PTSD was greatest threat after a traumatic loss, researchers report

Weight Gain From Antidepressants Is Minimal, Study Suggests June 05, 2014

There's not much difference in the amount gained between the various drugs, researchers say

Heart Attack in Middle Age May Be Tougher on Women June 02, 2014

Reasons aren't clear, but study found male survivors were healthier to start with

When Teachers Are Depressed, Preschoolers May 'Act Out' More May 27, 2014

Study points to a link, highlighting the importance of educators' mental health

Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans May 23, 2014

Poor mental health can affect longevity as much or more than heavy smoking, study finds

Foreclosures Tied to Higher Suicide Risk in Study May 20, 2014

Research shows a spike in such deaths during the housing crisis of the 'Great Recession'

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