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Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk November 25, 2015

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

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

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

Light Box Might Help Nonseasonal Depression, Too November 18, 2015

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

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

Insulin resistance may underlie the mental illness, researcher says

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

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

Computer-Based Psychotherapy Not as Effective as Standard Care November 12, 2015

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

Losing a Parent in Childhood May Raise Suicide Risk Decades Later November 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 Women November 10, 2015

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

Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to Depression November 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 Depression November 06, 2015

Research underscores link between physical activity and mental health

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

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

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

U.K. scientists find little evidence they ease symptoms

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

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

Bullied Teens Face Roadblocks to Mental Health Services October 23, 2015

Pediatricians must do more for these children, researcher says

Stereotypes Can Hurt a Patient's Care October 20, 2015

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

Suicide Risk May Rise for Some After Weight-Loss Surgery October 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 Depression October 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 Finds October 01, 2015

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

Psoriasis, Depression Often Go Hand in Hand: Study October 01, 2015

But research doesn't prove one causes the other

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

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

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

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

Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Depression September 25, 2015

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

Gene Tied to Adult Depression After Childhood Abuse September 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 Health September 11, 2015

Adolescents could be more vulnerable than adults, expert says

Money Doesn't Buy 'Tweeners' Self-Esteem September 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 Moods September 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 Get September 01, 2015

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

'Goth' Teens Report More Depression, Self-Harm August 28, 2015

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

Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Depression August 20, 2015

Embarrassment, discomfort and concerns about drug side effects may play a role, experts say

Good Moods Infectious Among Teens August 19, 2015

Researchers say happy adolescents appear to help others avoid or recover from depression

Family Struggles May Affect Boys' Brain Development August 17, 2015

Mental health symptoms, reduced gray matter volume noted in study

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Have Benefits, Risks: Study August 11, 2015

Birth complications may be reduced, but some health issues for babies might increase

Screen Teens With Depression for Heart Disease, Experts Say August 11, 2015

New recommendations note these adolescents not recognized as high-risk group

Could Too Many Refined Carbs Make You Depressed? August 07, 2015

Study found postmenopausal women who ate more processed foods faced higher risk of mood disorder

For Pregnant Military Wives, Risks Rise if Partner Deployed August 06, 2015

Odds for preterm birth, postpartum depression triples, Fort Bragg study finds

Regular Pot Use as Teen Not Tied to Long-Term Health Problems: Study August 04, 2015

But findings are at odds with previous research

Severe 'Picky Eating' May Point to Mental Health Issues in Kids August 03, 2015

1 in 5 young children has limited palate, study finds

Taking St. John's Wort for Depression Carries Risks: Study July 29, 2015

Herbal remedy isn't regulated, and can have side effects and serious drug interactions

Psychiatric Woes Often Drive Euthanasia Requests in Belgium July 28, 2015

Depression, personality disorders are some reasons people ask to die: study

Health Tip: Protect Your Heart From Stress and Depression July 28, 2015

Choose a healthier way to cope

Expert Panel Recommends Questionnaire to Help Spot Depression July 27, 2015

Form could be filled out during visit to family doctor, and patient could be referred for follow-up care

PTSD Symptoms Persist for Thousands of Vietnam Vets, Study Finds July 22, 2015

It's never too late to seek help, experts say

Loneliness May Fuel Mental Decline in Old Age July 20, 2015

Slower deterioration seen in people with more satisfying relationships, researchers say

Childhood Stress May Spur Weight Gain in Women July 16, 2015

Emotion-driven eating might start early, research suggests

Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes July 15, 2015

Study found those who suffered depression, anxiety while young were more likely to struggle later in life

Daily Smartphone Use Might Offer Clues to Depression July 15, 2015

Small study contends that people who use the devices more often are likelier to have the disorder

Rexulti Approved for Schizophrenia, Depression July 13, 2015

But shouldn't be prescribed to some older people

U.S. FDA Approves New Drug for Schizophrenia, Major Depression July 13, 2015

Medication can be used as an add-on therapy to antidepressants

Back Pain and Depression Combo Lessens Pain Relief from Narcotic Painkillers July 09, 2015

People with mental health illness are also more at risk of drug misuse, study says