Depression, anxiety may reduce chances of IVF pregnancy

Depression and anxiety, and not necessarily the use of antidepressant medication, are associated with lower pregnancy and live birth rates following in vitro fertilization, according to a large register study in Sweden.

Mar 8

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Pregnancy & Birthing


How To Naturally Boost The Brain Chemicals Sapped By Depression

Critical neurotransmitters were boosted in the study, possibly helping to restore mental health.

Mar 5

Categories: Depression


How Men View Their Own Depression

Men who are depressed themselves often view their own problems very negatively, new research finds.

Mar 1

Categories: Depression, Men's Issues


Sleep changes seen with fetal alcohol exposure partly explain ...

Slow-wave sleep - the deeper sleep during which the brain turns each day's events into permanent memories - is fragmented in adulthood in people exposed to high levels of alcohol in the womb.

Feb 29

Categories: Child Development, Depression, Learning Difficulties, Mood Swings / ...


Attention bias modification treatment in depressed adolescents

A study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) reports that adolescents with major depression who performed a computer-based task designed to shift attention from sad to neutral to positive ...

Feb 26

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Depression, Teenage Issues


CBT and antidepressants 'equally effective' for major depression

Cognitive behavioral therapy and second-generation antidepressants are equally effective as treatments for major depression, according to new, evidence-based clinical guidelines published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Feb 25

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Health / Illness / Medical ...


Gene linking sleep, seasonal affective disorder found

A newly discovered human gene mutation appears to contribute both to unusual sleep patterns and to heightened rates of seasonal depression.

Feb 24

Categories: Depression, Sleep Disorders


Anti-depressants 'linked to type 2 diabetes'

People prescribed anti-depressants should be aware they could be at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, say UK researchers.

Feb 22

Categories: Depression, Health / Illness / Medical Issues


Ian Thorpe reveals he struggled with depression since teenage years

Swimming great Ian Thorpe has revealed he has battled mental health issues since his teenage years as he opened up about his struggle with depression.

Feb 19

Categories: Depression


5 AntiDepressant Medication Myths

What do you know about antidepressant pills? How true are they?

Jan 28

Categories: Depression


The Link Between Migraine And Depression

Migraine is one of the most common painful disorders afflicting one in every eight people. It is characterized by throbbing and relatively unpredictable episodes of head pain that may last up to three days.

Jan 20

Categories: Depression


What Is Depression?

A short, elegant animated video on What is Depression?

Jan 16

Categories: Depression


6 Habits That Can Fight Depressive Symptoms

Psychological studies support the following six fascinating ways of fighting depressive symptoms.

Jan 6

Categories: Depression


Study: Depressed "Pinterest" users suffer from lack of positive ...

Despite the large number of posts on visual social media platforms that suggest - and fuel - depressing or suicidal thoughts, there aren't many for users to read and share that would help them cope with their mental state more proactively.

Dec 11

Categories: Depression


Greater stress and depression risk for teens with lots of Facebook ...

A new study suggests that the more friends a teenager has on Facebook, the more stressed they are likely to be. This may increase their future risk for depression.

Nov 23

Categories: Anxiety, Depression