depression

Another Diet That Reduces Depression Risk By 11%

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Survey: Grad Students Suffer High Rates of Anxiety, Depression

Survey: Grad Students Suffer High Rates of Anxiety, Depression

New survey findings published in the journal Nature Biotechnology reveal that graduate students are more than six times as likely to suffer from depression and anxiety compared to the general […]
#MeToo Begins in Youth

#MeToo Begins in Youth

A new study discovers that women enrolled in high schools and colleges frequently confront sexual comments about themselves, both online and in-person. Using an innovative study design, Washington
Caring for a suicidal loved one | Letters

Caring for a suicidal loved one | Letters

‘I was given a leaflet on how to apply for benefits and “rewarded” with 10 yoga classes,’ writes one woman, whose husband died last year. Plus Keir Harding questions the zero suicide policy Amid the
Couples Often Miss Signs One Is Feeling Down

Couples Often Miss Signs One Is Feeling Down

New research finds that couples do poorly when it comes to one knowing his or her partner is sad, lonely or feeling down. On the other hand, Southern Methodist University […]
Painful Memories Evoke More Intense Emotions in Those With Depression

Painful Memories Evoke More Intense Emotions in Those With Depression

People with major depressive disorder (MDD) experience more intense negative emotions while recalling painful memories compared to non-depressed people, according to a new study published in the
Excessive Talking About Self May Be Sign of Distress Risk

Excessive Talking About Self May Be Sign of Distress Risk

New research suggests that your friend who talks about him- or herself all the time is not necessarily a narcissist, but someone prone to emotional distress. In a follow-up to […]
Teen-Led Depression Awareness Can Help Others Get Help

Teen-Led Depression Awareness Can Help Others Get Help

High school students can make a major impact on their schoolmates’ understanding of depression, and their attitudes about seeking help, according to a new study from the University of Michigan […]
Different Smiles Can Elicit Distinct Bodily Reactions

Different Smiles Can Elicit Distinct Bodily Reactions

Smiles are not created equally. Some are expressions of warmth and joy, while others can be mean and domineering. A new study shows that our bodies react differently depending on […]
Study IDs Who is Most Vulnerable to Psychotic Illness

Study IDs Who is Most Vulnerable to Psychotic Illness

Young men, ethnic minorities and people living in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas are more likely to experience first-episode psychosis, the first manifestation of one or more severe mental
Screen teenagers annually for depression, say US doctors

Screen teenagers annually for depression, say US doctors

In both the US and UK, new guidelines and advice focus on early detection and intervention to support adolescent mental health Should teenagers face annual screenings for depression? Under new
Meghan Trainor Talks ‘Deep Hole of Depression and Anxiety’ After Health Woes Threatened Career

Meghan Trainor Talks ‘Deep Hole of Depression and Anxiety’ After Health Woes Threatened Career

Meghan Trainor is flying high with her confident new single, “No Excuses,” but the last few years have been a struggle for the newly minted pop star. A serious problem with her vocal chords threatened
Mouse Study Finds Potential New Drug Target for Depression

Mouse Study Finds Potential New Drug Target for Depression

Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) are targeting a receptor called GPR158 as a potential contributor to depression after discovering that the protein is elevated in people with

Depressed People Eat Twice As Much Of This

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Early Menarche May Mean Long-Term Mental Health Problems

Early Menarche May Mean Long-Term Mental Health Problems

It has been well-documented that girls who get their periods earlier than their peers are more psychologically vulnerable as teenagers. That susceptibility can lead to a variety of clinical issues […]
Study of Bipolar Disorder Drugs Finds Lithium is Still Gold Standard

Study of Bipolar Disorder Drugs Finds Lithium is Still Gold Standard

A new Swedish study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that lithium remains the gold standard for helping individuals with bipolar disorder avoid hospitalization. The
Many in Military Seek Mental Health Care Elsewhere

Many in Military Seek Mental Health Care Elsewhere

Military personnel are making extensive use of outside mental health services, suggesting that the mental health services offered within the military are not meeting the needs of active duty service
Chrissy Teigen is prepared for postpartum depression if it happens again, and we’re so happy she’s talking about this

Chrissy Teigen is prepared for postpartum depression if it happens again, and we’re so happy she’s talking about this

Chrissy Teigen has been incredibly candid in sharing her experiences with postpartum depression, and now, as she gears up to deliver her…
This jewelry will give you the option to wear your mental illness, loud and proud

This jewelry will give you the option to wear your mental illness, loud and proud

From the mind of ban.do creator Jen Gotch comes a new jewelry line that is drawing attention to mental health awareness. Gotch…
Study Finds No Link Between Hormonal Contraception & Depression

Study Finds No Link Between Hormonal Contraception & Depression

In a new study, researchers at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that although the risk of depression is higher among some groups, there’s no evidence to support […]