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The test, which was first developed in rats, can identify the presence of 26 markers linked to major depression disorder.
According to a new study, people who live alone are more likely to use antidepressant medications than people who live with others.
The neurologist who has pioneered using implantable electrodes to ease treatment-resistant depression is seeking approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment.
Results from a new Penn State study suggest that mothers who suffer from depression may behave in ways that hinder their infants’ ability to sleep.
People who are depressed may be more likely to stop attending church service, which may help explain why those who attend church seem happier, experts say.
Researchers say statins appear to lower the risk for depression in some patients.
Stress during childhood is linked to depression and anxiety in adulthood, and now researchers say they know why.
An analysis of national data has discovered that Americans who suffer frequent mental distress are more likely to be without health insurance than those who live with chronic physical diseases.
According to a new study, women who drink four or more cups of caffeinated coffee every day have a lower risk of depression than women who drink one cup of coffee per day or less.
Children who experience environmental traumas such as abuse, neglect, or violent neighborhoods may have post-traumatic stress disorder, not ADHD, researchers say.

A new study finds that a 12-week program of instruction and practice of the Chinese martial art tai chi led to significantly reduced symptoms of depression in Chinese-Americans not receiving any other treatments.
A new study shows mindfulness training that addresses fear and pain during childbirth can improve women\'s childbirth experiences and reduce their depression symptoms during pregnancy and the early postpartum period.
New research takes a closer look at how music influences the mood in people suffering from depression, and examines what factors might affect whether listening to sad music in group settings provides social benefits for listeners, or if it rather reinforces depressive tendencies.
A new study is the first to show improved depression scores with a probiotic. It adds to the whole field of microbiota-gut-brain axis, providing evidence that bacteria affect behavior.
New research suggests that being overweight, especially from a young age, may substantially increase the lifetime risk of major depression.
Online self-management support for parents with Bipolar Disorder leads to improvements in parenting and child behavior.
A recent study finds that \'moral enhancement technologies\' -- which are discussed as ways of improving human behavior -- are neither feasible nor wise, based on an assessment of existing research into these technologies.
Over three decades of research suggest that depression increases the odds of death. However, a new research paper throws doubt on this presumed link after finding no evidence of a direct association between depression and all-cause mortality. The paper involved the largest ever analysis on the topic.
In one of the most comprehensive studies to date, researchers have identified potential adverse reactions of a commonly used multiple sclerosis drug.
There is a substantially increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease when someone suffers from severe mental illness, compared to the general population, an international study of more than 3.2 million people reveals.