Depression in the News

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

More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders

04/17/2015 - EMS workers join police, fire personnel still struggling with health problems, study finds

Could Taking Acetaminophen Dull Your Happiness?

04/15/2015 - In study, people showed more muted responses to photos after taking pill best known as Tylenol

Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk

04/15/2015 - Each threatens brain health, and combination is worse, study suggests

Depression, Insomnia, Fatigue Are the Stuff of Nightmares

04/14/2015 - Study found all three factors appear to be linked to a raised risk of bad dreams

Family Stress May Figure in Soldiers' Suicide Risk

04/10/2015 - Findings suggest need to support those at home, expert says

Black Women Less Likely to Struggle With Depression Than Whites: Survey

04/08/2015 - Where women live also appears to affect mental health disorder rates

More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist

04/01/2015 - Malignancies and treatments can take toll on quality of life in adulthood, study finds

People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds

03/27/2015 - And that could mean more happiness, too, researchers say

Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain

03/25/2015 - Researchers say that modifying these factors might help ease condition

Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level?

03/25/2015 - Possibly, one study suggests, while another links pollution to increased stroke risk

Joblessness Triples Odds for Depression in Young Adults

03/19/2015 - But researchers don't know if unemployment contributes to depression or depression contributes to unemployment

Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women

03/19/2015 - Finding suggests it might sometimes be alternative to antidepressants, talk therapy

Dad's Depression Affects Toddler's Behavior, Too

03/18/2015 - Study found a father's moods might increase risk of his youngster's anxiety, sadness

Could Loneliness Shorten a Life?

03/17/2015 - Study says feeling this way raised risk of early death by 26 percent

Workplace Suicides on the Rise, Study Finds

03/17/2015 - Police officers, firefighters at high risk, and rates are 15 times greater for men than women

Cochlear Implants May Also Boost Seniors' Mood, Thinking: Study

03/12/2015 - Older people with severe hearing loss who received the devices had less depression, better mental skills

Stress, Depression a 'Perfect Storm' of Trouble for Heart Patients

03/10/2015 - Study finds significant risk of heart attack or death in the short term


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