Depression in the News

Depression Linked to Death of Many Heart Failure Patients

05/24/2015 - Researcher recommends counseling as first step

Depression May Intensify Anger in Veterans With PTSD: Study

05/22/2015 - Aggressive outbursts can unleash harm to others or to soldiers themselves, researchers say

Animals May Ease Social Anxiety in Children With Autism

05/22/2015 - Playing with guinea pig in stressful situation was calming, study finds

Over 4 Million Working Americans Suffer From Anxiety Disorders

05/21/2015 - Illness can be debilitating, but treatment is available so workers can stay productive, experts say

Depression Tied to Some Risk of Parkinson's Disease

05/20/2015 - Swedish study finds association, but overall risk is low -- only about 1 percent

Antidepressants Ease Postpartum Depression, Study Finds

05/19/2015 - But breast-feeding moms should talk with doctor about risks and benefits of drugs, researchers say

Sleep Apnea May Boost Depression Risk in Men, Study Finds

05/18/2015 - Researcher says cause and effect can't be proved, but link between the two conditions is strong

Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S.

05/18/2015 - But fewer white kids aged 5 to 11 are taking their own life, study shows

Men in Red May Seem Aggressive, Angry

05/14/2015 - Study might have you think about your 'fashion statement'

Short-Term Debt Can Depress More Than Your Finances

05/14/2015 - Overdue bills and credit cards may lead to depressive symptoms, study finds

Even Treated Depression May Raise Stroke Risk

05/13/2015 - Odds of a brain attack remained elevated after mental health symptoms improved, study finds

Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study

05/12/2015 - Altered activity could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others, researchers say

Brain Injury Linked to Raised Risk of Road Rage

05/12/2015 - Understanding how head trauma affects driving behavior could help improve traffic safety, study says

Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health

05/11/2015 - Some of the problems included anxiety, depression and ADHD, researchers say

Think More Sex Will Make You Happier? Think Again

05/08/2015 - Study of straight married couples found no emotional boost with more activity in the bedroom

Mice May Yield Clues to Winter Depression

05/08/2015 - Brain research suggests time of year you're born could influence chances of seasonal affective disorder

Bullying May Take Bigger Toll Than Child Abuse, Neglect

04/28/2015 - Anxiety, depression and self-harm more likely in those picked on by peers than in those mistreated by adults, study says

Depression Tied to Worse Outcomes for Black Patients With Heart Failure

04/22/2015 - Treating mental health condition might improve cardiovascular health, expert says

Health Tip: Dealing With Bedtime Anxiety

04/22/2015 - Reassure children that they'll be safe

Mindfulness-Based Therapy as Good as Meds for Depression, Study Says

04/21/2015 - Results suggest possible alternative to long-term drug use


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More than 17 million U.S. adults have depression every year. Fortunately, depression is highly treatable.