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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.
Story-based videos hold promise for encouraging Latinas to seek help for anxiety and depression

Story-based videos hold promise for encouraging Latinas to seek help for anxiety and depression

Sleep loss can trigger mood episodes in bipolar disorder patients

Sleep loss can trigger mood episodes in bipolar disorder patients

Researchers examine how palliative care impacts heart failure patients

Researchers examine how palliative care impacts heart failure patients

Study: People with anxiety, depression experience more frequent migraines

Study: People with anxiety, depression experience more frequent migraines

Four genes associated with OCD identified

Four genes associated with OCD identified

On back roads of Appalachia’s coal country, mental health services are as rare as jobs

On back roads of Appalachia’s coal country, mental health services are as rare as jobs

USC study reveals how schizophrenia has biological effect on the entire brain

USC study reveals how schizophrenia has biological effect on the entire brain

Columbia scientists receive grant from CZI to construct atlas of cells in human spinal cord

Columbia scientists receive grant from CZI to construct atlas of cells in human spinal cord

Magic mushrooms chemical Psilocybin for treatment of hard-to treat depression

Magic mushrooms chemical Psilocybin for treatment of hard-to treat depression

Stress may just as harmful to our body as bad diet, BYU study finds

Stress may just as harmful to our body as bad diet, BYU study finds

Study identifies new biomarker for depression in diabetes

Study identifies new biomarker for depression in diabetes

The storm has passed, but Puerto Rico’s health faces prolonged recovery

The storm has passed, but Puerto Rico’s health faces prolonged recovery

Dietary supplement could be promising therapeutic target for seizure disorders

Dietary supplement could be promising therapeutic target for seizure disorders

Magic mushrooms may effectively reset activity of brain circuits involved in depression

Magic mushrooms may effectively reset activity of brain circuits involved in depression

New study uncovers 13 previously-unknown genetic risk variants for restless legs syndrome

New study uncovers 13 previously-unknown genetic risk variants for restless legs syndrome

Biased research samples can profoundly skew results of brain imaging studies

Biased research samples can profoundly skew results of brain imaging studies

Survey: Migraine affects work productivity, relationships, and employment of sufferers

Survey: Migraine affects work productivity, relationships, and employment of sufferers

Web-based therapies increase likelihood of people with severe mental illness finding work

Web-based therapies increase likelihood of people with severe mental illness finding work

High degree of mental health issues in women veterans linked to increased risk for CAD

High degree of mental health issues in women veterans linked to increased risk for CAD

Novel midday bright light therapy decreases symptoms of depression in bipolar patients

Novel midday bright light therapy decreases symptoms of depression in bipolar patients