Depression is a dark cloud that permeates every area of your life: your relationships, your job and your ability to do normal day-to-day activities are all interrupted by its devastating… Read More
What is Depression? Depression is a mood disorder in which someone is frequently tired, has a decrease in energy levels and typically does not take part in previously enjoyed activities…. Read More
What Causes Depression? Depression occurs as a result of a chemical imbalance in the brain. It often runs in families. This mood disorder can be caused by a variety of… Read More
The recommendations of an FDA advisory panel could mean new restrictions on electroconvulsive therapy — a controversial treatment used by tens of thousands of U.S. patients with severe depression and other… Read More
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