Depression in the News

Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say

01/20/2015 - Your heart rate, cholesterol and even depression might improve, study suggests

Depression, Anxiety Can Precede Memory Loss in Alzheimer's, Study Finds

01/14/2015 - Those who developed dementia were more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression earlier

Cancer Survivors May Struggle for Years With Mental, Physical Problems

01/12/2015 - Survey finds financial health often suffers, too

You're Unlikely to Get a Skin Infection From a Spider's Bite, Review Finds

01/09/2015 - Expert thinks this common worry may create unnecessary fear of arachnids

Health Tip: Is It Grief or Depression?

01/08/2015 - How to determine the difference

Parent's Suicide Attempt Makes Child's Much More Likely: Study

12/30/2014 - Suicidal behavior appears to run in families, with certain conditions putting kids at higher risk

'Tis the Season for Seasonal Affective Disorder

12/29/2014 - Expert explains this type of depression, including symptoms to watch for

Abuse in Childhood Tied to Migraines in Adulthood

12/24/2014 - Emotional or sexual maltreatment linked to higher odds of serious headache, study finds

Terrorism Fears May Shorten Your Life, Study Finds

12/23/2014 - Constant anxiety increases risk of heart attack, stroke

Mother's Depression Tied to Later Delinquency in Kids

12/22/2014 - Treating parent's mental health issues is critical, experts say

Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies

12/20/2014 - Some tips to avoid bad reactions to the seasonal good times

Feel Younger Than Your Age? It May Help You Live Longer

12/15/2014 - Researchers found death rate among young at heart was lower during study period

Breast Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Mentally Ill: Study

12/04/2014 - Conditions such as depression or schizophrenia linked to lower mammogram rates

Nearly 1 in 12 Americans Struggles With Depression, Study Finds

12/03/2014 - But, just a third of severely depressed people have sought help

Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse

11/25/2014 - Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

11/25/2014 - Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers

Rx for Better Health Care: Kindness and Compassion

11/24/2014 - Data suggests that gentler, thoughtful approach helps boost patient outcomes, experts say

Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men

11/21/2014 - Women in powerful positions may be judged harshly, researcher says

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Dealt With a Mental Illness in 2013

11/20/2014 - Federal official urges people to seek treatment to 'restore their well-being'

Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind

11/19/2014 - But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found


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Married women are more likely to be depressed than unmarried women. But it's the opposite with men: Unmarried men are more likely to be depressed than married men.