A study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that patients do significantly better when their depression is treated in conjunction with their diabetes or heart disease.
Depression and type 2 diabetes are closely related, doubling difficulties for people coping with both conditions. It makes intuitive sense that someone diagnosed with a serious illness such as type… Read More
DENVER – Women with no history of depression are at sharply increased risk of first-ever, clinically significant depressive symptoms during the menopausal transition, three major prospective longitudinal studies have shown.
A treatment for major depression that uses intense magnetic pulses to stimulate the brain, previously shown to reduce acute symptoms for brief periods, appears to work over the longer term… Read More
When some Montreal researchers studied the effectiveness of omega-3 fatty acids in fighting depression, they found that it did seem to provide some relief, at least for those who did… Read More
Some jobs are more depression-prone than others. Here are 10 fields (out of 21 major job categories) in which full-time workers are most likely to report an episode ofmajor depression… Read More
Anxiety and depression are two mental illnesses that plague a large portion of America’s population. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), over 18 percent of adults suffer… Read More
Alcoholism is an addiction to alcohol that, for some people, develops as a way to cope with depression. Studies show that between 30 and 50 percent of people with alcoholism… Read More
Recovering from drug addiction is a difficult journey, but addicts who also struggle with depression face even more obstacles in treatment. Depression is a common co-occurring disorder in addiction. In… Read More
It’s not uncommon for people who experience a traumatic event to become depressed. Painful experiences such as abuse, the death of a loved one, divorce, a medical illness or losing… Read More