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She once advised the president on aging issues. Now, she’s battling serious disability and depression.

She once advised the president on aging issues. Now, she’s battling serious disability and depression.

Electroconvulsive therapy alleviates depression symptoms by increasing aperiodic activity

Electroconvulsive therapy alleviates depression symptoms by increasing aperiodic activity

New evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to address peripartum depression

New evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to address peripartum depression

LHPP gene identified as a potential target for treatment-resistant depression

LHPP gene identified as a potential target for treatment-resistant depression

Research reveals surprising genetic overlap between neurological and psychiatric disorders

Research reveals surprising genetic overlap between neurological and psychiatric disorders

PCORI approves $258 million funding to support 26 new health care-related studies

PCORI approves $258 million funding to support 26 new health care-related studies

$50 million PCORI funding approved for studies focused on treating suicidal depression and bipolar depression

$50 million PCORI funding approved for studies focused on treating suicidal depression and bipolar depression

Huntsman Mental Health Institute joins a national collaborative effort to tackle mood disorders

Huntsman Mental Health Institute joins a national collaborative effort to tackle mood disorders

ECT treatment helps more people with severe depression than ketamine

ECT treatment helps more people with severe depression than ketamine

Study: Middle-aged men are more likely to die after surgery than women

Study: Middle-aged men are more likely to die after surgery than women

Study confirms safety of electroconvulsive therapy for treatment of mental conditions

Study confirms safety of electroconvulsive therapy for treatment of mental conditions

Study investigates whether continued magnetic seizure therapy can prevent relapse of depression

Study investigates whether continued magnetic seizure therapy can prevent relapse of depression

Electroconvulsive therapy reduces deaths by suicide among depressed elders

Electroconvulsive therapy reduces deaths by suicide among depressed elders

Women say California insurer makes it too hard to get drug for postpartum depression

Women say California insurer makes it too hard to get drug for postpartum depression

Electroconvulsive therapy may result in longer hospital stays and increased health care costs

Electroconvulsive therapy may result in longer hospital stays and increased health care costs

New survey highlights key role of ECT for treating severe depression, other conditions

New survey highlights key role of ECT for treating severe depression, other conditions

Personalized neuromodulation approach provides relief from severe depression symptoms

Personalized neuromodulation approach provides relief from severe depression symptoms

Researchers assess benefits of magnetic seizure therapy to treat depression in bipolar patients

Researchers assess benefits of magnetic seizure therapy to treat depression in bipolar patients

Electroconvulsive therapy can reduce suicide risk by 84% in bipolar patients

Electroconvulsive therapy can reduce suicide risk by 84% in bipolar patients

Botox injections can reduce depression, shows study

Botox injections can reduce depression, shows study