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Depression Common After Time Spent in ICU August 17, 2016

About one-third of ICU patients suffer psychologically, researchers find

Study Finds Links Between Chronic Pain, Depression in Couples August 16, 2016

Findings could lead to better diagnostic tests and treatments, researchers say

Infertility Patients' Mental Health Problems Often Unaddressed August 11, 2016

'We're doing a terrible job of it,' researcher says

Depression Can Stalk Families Through Generations August 10, 2016

People whose parents, grandparents had the illness were 3 times as likely to get it themselves, study found

Scientists Spot 15 Regions of Human DNA Linked to Depression August 01, 2016

Many are located near genes involved in brain development

Study of Teen Brains Offers Clues to Timing of Mental Illness July 27, 2016

Regions that undergo greatest change also where schizophrenia, depression genes are most strongly expressed

Bipolar Diagnosis May Take Up to 6 Years July 25, 2016

Researcher calls delay a 'lost opportunity' for treatment

Could New 'Talk Therapy' Cut Cost of Treating Depression? July 25, 2016

Behavioral activation would be more accessible than currently recommended treatment, researchers say

Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study July 08, 2016

Depression in these cases may be caused by biological changes from the disease itself, researcher says

Depression Strikes Nearly 3 Million U.S. Teens a Year July 07, 2016

Effects can be devastating during adolescence, researchers say

Jobs With the Highest Suicide Rates June 30, 2016

Farmers, fishermen and foresters have more than 5 times the average odds, CDC says

Hovering Parents May Harm Kids June 25, 2016

Study found too much pressure for good grades raised risk for anxiety, depression

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health June 21, 2016

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

Job Hunting? Maybe a Therapist Can Help June 20, 2016

Study finds cognitive behavioral therapy skills could offer boost to unemployed

Depression Plagues Many With COPD June 17, 2016

Studies found 1 in 4 patients affected, and readmission to hospital for respiratory illness more likely

1 in 13 Young Adults in U.S. Considered Suicide in Past Year June 16, 2016

Federal data from 2013-2014 also finds significant differences between states

Are 'Workaholics' Prone to OCD, Anxiety? June 10, 2016

Study suggests a link, but it's not clear how overwork, mental issues may be connected

Health Tip: Recognizing Low Self-Esteem June 09, 2016

Moodiness and making excuses are signs in children

Study Questions Use of Antidepressants for Children, Teens June 09, 2016

They were seen as mostly ineffective and sometimes risky in these age groups

Mentally Ill Still Gain Illegal Possession of Guns, Study Shows June 08, 2016

Review of Florida patients finds 2 of 3 violent crime arrests, 1 in 3 suicides shouldn't have included firearms

Health Tip: Get Enough Sleep June 03, 2016

You may feel less depressed

Mindfulness Meditation Seems to Soothe Breast Cancer Survivors June 02, 2016

Six-week class reduced fear of recurrence, fatigue and anxiety, researchers report

Scans Spot Brain Region That Misfires in Depressed People May 31, 2016

Contrary to previous thinking, the habenula is less active during unpleasant experiences

Antidepressants Not Just for Depression Any More May 24, 2016

Other uses include insomnia, pain and anxiety, researchers say

Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees May 23, 2016

As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression

Health Tip: Boost Your Mood May 18, 2016

Suggestions for a brighter day

Scientists Test 'Magic Mushroom' Chemical for Tough-to-Treat Depression May 17, 2016

Study of only 12 people suggests it may help some, but more and better research is needed

Could Inducing Brief, Mild 'Fever' Help Ease Depression? May 16, 2016

Small study suggests heating the body might alter brain's serotinin levels, but more research is needed

Depression Strikes, Stays With Many Caregivers of Critically Ill May 11, 2016

One year later, 43 percent were clinically depressed or had depressive symptoms, study found

Can the Anesthetic Ketamine Ease Suicidal Thoughts? May 10, 2016

A small study found that the drug worked quickly in people with major depression

Depressive Episode May Not Always Follow Mania in Bipolar Disorder May 09, 2016

New study finds anxiety could be a third emotional state highly connected to the condition

Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict Dementia April 29, 2016

Study suggests a common underlying cause in some, but not all, cases

'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental Toll April 28, 2016

Study finds higher rates of depression, anxiety, substance abuse just before and after a diagnosis

Mindfulness Therapy May Help Ease Recurrent Depression April 27, 2016

Review of 9 studies suggests it helps patients better cope with troubling thoughts and emotions

Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements Might Boost Antidepressants' Effects April 26, 2016

Data from 8 randomized clinical trials suggests a benefit, but consult with your doctor first, experts say

Talk Therapy May Help Depressed Teens Who Shun Antidepressants April 20, 2016

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help boost mood without drugs, experts say

Depression Common for Heart Attack Survivors, And More May Need Help April 18, 2016

Swedish study found patients were often depressed, but fewer than half got treatment

Depression More Common in Kids Who Join Gangs, Study Finds April 15, 2016

And mental health problems, such as suicidal thoughts, seemed to worsen after they joined

Severe Depression Linked to Dementia in Seniors April 12, 2016

As depression worsens, the risk of thinking and memory problems may double, research suggests

Study: Many Vets Struggle With Suicidal Thoughts, Need More Help From VA April 12, 2016

Survey reveals 65 percent who considered suicide have never received mental health treatment

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Depression April 11, 2016

Study found a 23 percent increased risk compared to men who received other treatments, but overall risk relatively low

ER Screenings Could Help Prevent Suicide: Study April 11, 2016

Checking patients for risk factors should be part of routine ER care, researcher says

Treating Depression Might Help Stem Heart Woes: Study April 04, 2016

Effective treatment shown to lower risk of major cardiovascular complications, researchers report

Pediatricians Vary Widely in Diagnosing ADHD, Depression April 01, 2016

5 years of data show 15 percent of kids diagnosed with mental health condition; most prescribed drugs

Even Controlled, Epilepsy May Still Cause Problems for Kids March 31, 2016

Study finds social and educational issues may be a concern as children get older

Genes May Link Risks for Pot Use, Depression March 30, 2016

Researchers say they found gene variants that boost the risk for marijuana dependence

How to Tell If Your Teen Has a Mental Health Problem March 29, 2016

1 in 5 kids develop a serious problem but many go years without treatment, psychiatrist says

Pets Help Homeless Youth, Study Finds March 27, 2016

They're less likely to engage in harmful behaviors, but many shelters won't accept animals

Could Lots of Time Spent on Social Media Be Tied to Depression? March 24, 2016

Study did not prove cause-and-effect, and researchers say more investigation is needed

'Love Hormone' Levels in Pregnancy May Point to Risk for Postpartum Depression March 24, 2016

Goal is to identify and treat this mental health issue early

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