- New study says LSD could actually be used as a therapeutic treatment.
- New research may have linked increased risk for depression symptoms to a gene in our DNA.
- New research suggests that the symptoms of a cold may feel worse in people who are lonely, compared to those with strong social ties.
- Why turning to human-like devices is harming your real-life relationships.
- Brain scans may predict the best depression treatment for patients based on their brain's functional connectivity.
- New study gives video games a more positive purpose.
- A new study suggests that metacognitive therapy, a type of treatment that teaches people to steer away from negative obsessive thoughts, may be useful for depression patients.
- Walking has a number of health benefits, ranging from helping you to lose weight to reducing stress and anxiety.
- This week, Chrissy Teigen explained her recent ordeal with postpartum depression in Glamour magazine.
- Happiness tips: There are bad habits that you have now, that you'll regret later. Here's a list — and also some excellent alternatives.
- Even people who seem psychologically well-adjusted on Earth may break down when isolated during a long trip through space.
- Are society’s changing attitudes toward homosexuality leading to a decrease in suicide attempts? LGBTQ teens have been at risk.
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.