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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 world-first systematic review into the safety of ketamine as a treatment for depression shows the risks of long-term ketamine treatment remain unclear.
Do very-preterm or very-low-weight babies develop anxiety and mood disorders later in life? Researchers have concluded a study to answer this question.
A pattern of escalating marijuana use in adolescents is linked to higher rates of depression and lower educational accomplishments in adulthood.
The world\'s first randomized control trial assessing the efficacy and safety of ketamine as a treatment for depression in elderly patients has been concluded, report scientists.
Changes in the brain\'s structure that could be the result of depression have been identified in a major scanning study.
A gene variant, thought to be carried by nearly 25 percent of the population, increases the odds of developing depression, finds a new study. People with apolipoprotein-E4, called ApoE4 for short, have a 20 percent greater chance of developing clinically significant depressive symptoms later in life compared to those who don\'t have the gene variant, report the investigators.
A new article addresses ongoing conversations about bridging the gap between practice and research within the field of family therapy.
A new report identifies powerful tools to prevent dementia and touts the benefits of nonmedical interventions for people with dementia.
Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy seem to be at a slightly higher risk of autism than children of mothers with psychiatric disorders who were not treated with antidepressants during pregnancy, finds a study.
It\'s no secret that the risk of depression increases for women when their hormones are fluctuating. Especially vulnerable times include the menopause transition and onset of postmenopause. There\'s also postpartum depression that can erupt shortly after childbirth. But why do some women feel blue while others seem to skate through these transitions? One answer is provided through new study results.