- Trying to be perfect at everything could be a risk factor for suicide ideation.
- A high-fat diet during pregnancy could alter children's brains, and lead to conditions such as depression and anxiety.
- A new study has found a possible link between antidepressant use during pregnancy and increased risk of autism in children, although other factors are likely involved.
- Summer depression is associated with several symptoms, from loss of appetite to anxiety.
- New research has identified brain changes in white matter that appear to be associated with depression.
- Differences in hormone exposure may explain why some women experience depression during menopause while others don't.
- MRI scans revealed that depression may affect the brains of adolescent boys differently than girls.
- Researchers say we should embrace negative emotions as a society to help depression.
- Smiling depression is a dangerous mood disorder that is masked by happiness on the outside, and sadness on the inside.
- New research suggests that more exposure to light during the day can lead to better sleep at night.
- New research has suggested that the risk for developing a mental health condition in adulthood, such as depression and anxiety, is slightly raised for those who battled with a chronic childhood disease.
- Spring flowers aren't just pretty to look at, their scents can also have a number of health benefits.
Depression, one of the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorders, is being diagnosed in increasing numbers in various segments of the population worldwide. Depression in the United States alone affects 17.6 million Americans each year or 1 in 6 people. Depressed patients are at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and suicide.