Relationship between Brain functioning and Depression

This article talks about how certain experiences in life may lead to signs of Depression in many ways due to the way our brain reacts to wins and losses. A strong reaction to winning enhances the positive impacts of good experiences on symptoms of ...

Sep 20

Categories: Adult psychological development, Depression, Health Psychology

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Parents’ health conditions are related to ADHD in children

Parents who smoke and diagnosed with depression are linked to the probability of their child having attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Aug 31

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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What is Normal and What is Disorder

How do you know when your child is displaying symptoms of psychological distress, and when is it just simply "growing pains"?

Aug 15

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Child and/or Adolescent ...

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Lack of a Single Molecule May Indicate Severe and Treatment-Resistant ...

Researchers find that a deficiency of acetyl-L-carnitine is associated with a particular subtype of depression. Individuals with very low levels of this molecule often have highly severe symptoms and don't respond to traditional antidepressants.

Jul 31

Categories: Depression

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Why You Should Keep Exercising if You Struggle with Depression

Middle-aged people with high fitness levels are 56 percent less likely to eventually die from heart disease following a depression diagnosis.

Jul 4

Categories: Depression

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Foods that help alleviate depression

According to studies done by BMC medicine and other laboratories, a correlation between food and mood has been discovered. This led to an increase in the study of "nutritional psychology" to find out more on how to alleviate mental disorders such as ...

Jun 30

Categories: Depression

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Middle-Aged Female Early Risers May Have Less Risk of Depression

Middle-aged and older women who are naturally early to bed and early to rise may be less likely to develop depression, according to a new study.

Jun 23

Categories: Depression

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Tackling Bullying Could Help Reduce Depression in Autistic Teens

Teenagers with difficulties in social communication, including autism, have higher rates of depressive symptoms, especially if they are being bullied.

Jun 21

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Depression

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Parent-Child Therapy Helps Young Children With Depression

New research demonstrates that an interactive therapy involving parents and their depressed preschoolers can reduce rates of depression and lower the severity of children's symptoms.

Jun 21

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Depression

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New drug target for Depression

Different treatments for depression exists, but most scientists believe in the same chemicals, Serotonin and Norepinephrine, are the key drug targets in depression. Most drugs such as mono amine drugs and SSRIs target these 2 hormones in the ...

Jun 20

Categories: Depression, Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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Negative vs. Positive Social Media Experiences and Depressive Symptoms

Negative experiences on social media carry more weight than positive interactions when it comes to the likelihood of young adults reporting depressive symptoms. The finding may be useful for designing interventions and clinical recommendations to ...

Jun 19

Categories: Depression

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EEG Can Determine Treatment for Depressed Patient

A simple, in-office EEG-based test can help determine if a depressed patient will do better on antidepressants or talk therapy as part of their course of treatment.

Jun 19

Categories: Depression

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Virtual Brain Gives Insights Into Memory Deficits in Depression

During a depressive episode the ability of the brain to form new brain cells is reduced. Scientists examined how this affects the memory with a computational model.

Jun 9

Categories: Depression

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Does Abortion trigger Depression?

Many policies in the US use "depression" as a reason to discourage abortion, when abortion hardly results in depression. Based on a study done on 400,000 women that was published in JAMA Psychiatry, abortion does not increase the risk of depression ...

Jun 8

Categories: Abortion, Caregiver Issues / Stress, Depression, Pregnancy & ...

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Maternal Depressive Emotion Associated With Children's Sleep Problems

Maternal depressive mood during the prenatal and postnatal periods is related to child sleep disturbances, according to recent pilot data from a longitudinal cohort study in kindergarten children.

Jun 7

Categories: Child Development, Depression

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