Depression in the News

Soldiers' Use of Mental Health Services Up, Stigma Down, Study Finds

07/18/2014 - But two-thirds who need care still don't seek it, researchers say

Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer

07/11/2014 - Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds

07/10/2014 - Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion

07/10/2014 - Those with light or noise sensitivities post-injury seem to be more affected, study found

Study: Common HIV Drug May Boost Suicide Risk

06/30/2014 - Patients taking efavirenz should be assessed for depression, researchers say

After Stroke, Spouse May Also Need Care

06/26/2014 - If couple disagrees about recovery rate, partner can become depressed, study finds

Milk, Egg Allergies Seem to Make Parents Most Anxious

06/26/2014 - Two-thirds of parents accurately assess severity of their child's food allergy, study reports

Adults With Asperger Syndrome May Have Higher Suicide Risk

06/25/2014 - British study found people with this form of autism often think of suicide, especially if depressed

Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood

06/24/2014 - But only the emotional boost seemed to last over the long-term, researchers say

Job Loss Tougher for Americans Than Europeans

06/19/2014 - U.S. workers were more likely to develop depression than their Euro counterparts, study found

As Antidepressant Warnings Toughened, Teen Suicide Attempts Rose: Study

06/19/2014 - Overreaction to FDA warning may have led to undertreatment of depression, experts say

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests

06/18/2014 - But, past research shows risks, and one expert says this study doesn't provide definitive answers

Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study

06/18/2014 - And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say

Anxiety May Affect Kids' Brains

06/17/2014 - MRIs show larger 'fear center' in those who are more anxious

Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say

06/16/2014 - New studies look at the emotional fallout from type 1 and type 2 disease

More U.S. Service Members in Treatment for Mental Health Disorders

06/13/2014 - Sept. 11, Afghanistan and Iraq wars, along with increased military outreach, linked to the rise

Recession Linked to More Than 10,000 Suicides in North America, Europe

06/12/2014 - But countries can take steps to reduce self-harm cases during economic downturns, researchers say

Sudden Death of Loved One Can Trigger Mental Health Issues

06/06/2014 - Risk of PTSD was greatest threat after a traumatic loss, researchers report

Weight Gain From Antidepressants Is Minimal, Study Suggests

06/05/2014 - There's not much difference in the amount gained between the various drugs, researchers say

Heart Attack in Middle Age May Be Tougher on Women

06/02/2014 - Reasons aren't clear, but study found male survivors were healthier to start with


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