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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.
Elder abuse rates found to be higher than previously estimated

Elder abuse rates found to be higher than previously estimated

UCLA offers transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat patients with depression

UCLA offers transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat patients with depression

UNC researchers evaluate investigational medication for treatment of postpartum depression

UNC researchers evaluate investigational medication for treatment of postpartum depression

Single bout of exercise can have significant positive behavioral and cognitive effects

Single bout of exercise can have significant positive behavioral and cognitive effects

UC scientists use artificial intelligence to accurately predict treatment outcomes for bipolar disorder

UC scientists use artificial intelligence to accurately predict treatment outcomes for bipolar disorder

Researchers uncover seven risk genes for insomnia

Researchers uncover seven risk genes for insomnia

Finger-stick blood test may not help diabetes patients who do not use insulin, study shows

Finger-stick blood test may not help diabetes patients who do not use insulin, study shows

Neuroimaging measures of emotional brain function may help predict PTSD

Neuroimaging measures of emotional brain function may help predict PTSD

Tonic immobility linked to subsequent PTSD and severe depression in rape victims

Tonic immobility linked to subsequent PTSD and severe depression in rape victims

Centenarians have lower incidence of chronic illness than people in their 80s and 90s, study shows

Centenarians have lower incidence of chronic illness than people in their 80s and 90s, study shows

Timing of girl's first menstruation may affect sexual encounter, pregnancy, and childbirth

Timing of girl's first menstruation may affect sexual encounter, pregnancy, and childbirth

Adverse early life experiences and abuse may lead women to unnecessary, harmful surgeries

Adverse early life experiences and abuse may lead women to unnecessary, harmful surgeries

Study: Men with sleep apnea and insomnia have higher prevalence, severity of depression

Study: Men with sleep apnea and insomnia have higher prevalence, severity of depression

Treating anxiety disorders in children with CBT

Treating anxiety disorders in children with CBT

Study reveals link between insomnia and suicidality

Study reveals link between insomnia and suicidality

New protocol offers faster and more effective way to obtain astrocytes from stem cells

New protocol offers faster and more effective way to obtain astrocytes from stem cells

Testicular cancer survivors with low testosterone more likely to have chronic health problems

Testicular cancer survivors with low testosterone more likely to have chronic health problems

Psychological intervention reduces fear of recurrence in breast cancer survivors

Psychological intervention reduces fear of recurrence in breast cancer survivors

EFMT technology results in greater reduction of major depressive disorder symptoms

EFMT technology results in greater reduction of major depressive disorder symptoms

Social jet lag emerged as significant circadian marker for health outcomes, study shows

Social jet lag emerged as significant circadian marker for health outcomes, study shows