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Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict DementiaApril 29, 2016

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

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

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

Mindfulness Therapy May Help Ease Recurrent DepressionApril 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' EffectsApril 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 AntidepressantsApril 20, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Severe Depression Linked to Dementia in SeniorsApril 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 VAApril 12, 2016

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

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to DepressionApril 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: StudyApril 11, 2016

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

Treating Depression Might Help Stem Heart Woes: StudyApril 04, 2016

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

Pediatricians Vary Widely in Diagnosing ADHD, DepressionApril 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 KidsMarch 31, 2016

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

Genes May Link Risks for Pot Use, DepressionMarch 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 ProblemMarch 29, 2016

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

Pets Help Homeless Youth, Study FindsMarch 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 DepressionMarch 24, 2016

Goal is to identify and treat this mental health issue early

Depression Tied to Worse Outcomes for Heart PatientsMarch 23, 2016

Heart attack, early death more common in depressed patients, study suggests

Young Transgender Women May Face Mental Health WoesMarch 21, 2016

But study looked at a specific, high-risk group, so findings may not apply to all, researchers say

Women Who've Battled Postpartum Depression Often Limit Family SizeMarch 18, 2016

They're unlikely to have more than two kids, researchers say

Neighborhood Rats as Depressing as Crime, Study FindsMarch 17, 2016

Research suggests rodent infestations are 'underappreciated' stressor

Anxiety, Depression May Reduce Women's Success With IVF: StudyMarch 15, 2016

Researchers link these mental health problems to lower rates of pregnancy and live births

Still Tired After Getting Your Zzz's? You Might Have Sleep ApneaMarch 14, 2016

What you need to know about a breathing problem that can disrupt your sleep

MS Patients May Be Prone to Other Chronic Illnesses, Study FindsMarch 09, 2016

High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and depression among common co-existing conditions

Tai Chi Could Be a Healthy Move for Your HeartMarch 09, 2016

Traditional Chinese exercises might reduce depression, improve quality of life for heart patients

Most Pediatricians Don't Ask About Mom's DepressionMarch 07, 2016

About 4 in 10 moms with young kids affected, which can have harmful effects on families, researchers say

Physically Fit May Bounce Back Better After Heart AttackFebruary 29, 2016

Survivors who had exercised regularly beforehand were less prone to depression afterwards, study finds

Feeling Old? Your Risk for Hospitalization May RiseFebruary 25, 2016

Illness, sedentary lifestyles and depression might help explain this association, study says

Parents' Depression, Anxiety May Contribute to Kids' Fussy EatingFebruary 23, 2016

If mom or dad had mental health issues, children were pickier about what they ate, study finds

Risk of Preemie Birth May Rise for Depressed Parents-to-BeFebruary 19, 2016

Treating expectant mothers -- and fathers -- might help prevent early birth, study suggests

Extremely Small Preemies May Face Bullying, Mental Health RisksFebruary 17, 2016

Long-term Canadian study followed participants until age 36

Pregnancy May Ease PTSD for Some Women, Study FindsFebruary 16, 2016

But symptoms may worsen for 1 in 4 with low levels of the stress disorder, research suggests

How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year LongFebruary 15, 2016

Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

Neanderthal DNA May Play Role in Modern Human HealthFebruary 11, 2016

Genetic legacy can affect risk for nicotine addiction, depression, blood clots and stroke, research suggests

Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Still Poorly Understood: ReportFebruary 11, 2016

VA-sponsored study says people should be monitored for ALS, cancer and other diseases that take years to develop

Lasting Damage Seen in LGBT Teens Who Suffer HarassmentFebruary 11, 2016

Severe cases were tied to high risk for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder

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