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Depression is a serious medical illness that involves the brain. It's more than just a feeling of being "down in the dumps" or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 20 million people in the United States who have depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life.
Young children experience weight stigma and worry about body image, research reveals

Young children experience weight stigma and worry about body image, research reveals

Poor sleep may make it harder to regulate negative emotions in people with anxiety or depression

Poor sleep may make it harder to regulate negative emotions in people with anxiety or depression

Air pollution may directly affect biology of upper airways to cause chronic sinus problems

Air pollution may directly affect biology of upper airways to cause chronic sinus problems

Oral contraceptive pills have negative impact on women's quality of life, study shows

Oral contraceptive pills have negative impact on women's quality of life, study shows

Study finds low cervical cancer screening rates among women with mental illness

Study finds low cervical cancer screening rates among women with mental illness

Study finds depression and SUD to be strongest risk factors for prescription opioid overdose

Study finds depression and SUD to be strongest risk factors for prescription opioid overdose

Mindfulness therapy has equally positive effect as CBT for many psychiatric symptoms

Mindfulness therapy has equally positive effect as CBT for many psychiatric symptoms

KNAUER’s new osmometer allows fast and easy analysis of aqueous liquids

KNAUER’s new osmometer allows fast and easy analysis of aqueous liquids

New study evaluates benefits, design and functionality of popular phone-based sleep apps

New study evaluates benefits, design and functionality of popular phone-based sleep apps

Excessive smartphone use leads to social isolation and personal, workplace problems

Excessive smartphone use leads to social isolation and personal, workplace problems

Obesity and being underweight linked to increased risk for migraine

Obesity and being underweight linked to increased risk for migraine

KU researcher reveals possible therapeutic intervention for 'chemobrain' in cancer patients

KU researcher reveals possible therapeutic intervention for 'chemobrain' in cancer patients

Quickly determine dissolved particle concentration in solution

Quickly determine dissolved particle concentration in solution

FDA grants approval for first drug to treat adults with tardive dyskinesia

FDA grants approval for first drug to treat adults with tardive dyskinesia

Duke researchers link specific differences in brain structure to multiple forms of mental disorder

Duke researchers link specific differences in brain structure to multiple forms of mental disorder

Maternal stress during pregnancy could lead to premature biological ageing in offspring

Maternal stress during pregnancy could lead to premature biological ageing in offspring

AAOS issues new guidelines for treatment of hip osteoarthritis

AAOS issues new guidelines for treatment of hip osteoarthritis

Careful counselling from clinicians may help alleviate anxiety in wAMD patients

Careful counselling from clinicians may help alleviate anxiety in wAMD patients

Gene CRY1 variant alters circadian clock contributing to delayed sleep phase disorder, study finds

Gene CRY1 variant alters circadian clock contributing to delayed sleep phase disorder, study finds

Queen's and AWARE announce new online support service for adults with depression

Queen's and AWARE announce new online support service for adults with depression