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Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a psychiatric condition characterized by depressed mood or anhedonia (significant loss of interest or pleasure). The condition affects more than 15.7 million adults and approximately 3 million adolescents (aged 13 to 17 years) in the USA each year.
Anti-inflammatory medicine can be effective in treating people with depression

Anti-inflammatory medicine can be effective in treating people with depression

People with treatment-resistant depression at higher risk of developing substance use syndrome

People with treatment-resistant depression at higher risk of developing substance use syndrome

Depression symptoms associated with death among patients with HIV infection

Depression symptoms associated with death among patients with HIV infection

Antidepressant drugs may not work when neurons are out of shape

Antidepressant drugs may not work when neurons are out of shape

Early life trauma may affect brain structure, contribute to major depressive disorder

Early life trauma may affect brain structure, contribute to major depressive disorder

Columbia researchers explore molecular mechanisms of treatment-resistant depression

Columbia researchers explore molecular mechanisms of treatment-resistant depression

UNH study finds how gender-biased protein may play role in autism

UNH study finds how gender-biased protein may play role in autism

Review of research evidence suggests increased suicide rates in high-altitude areas

Review of research evidence suggests increased suicide rates in high-altitude areas

Multivitamins do not help stave off depression but lifestyle coaching may work

Multivitamins do not help stave off depression but lifestyle coaching may work

Daily consumption of nutritional supplements does not prevent depression

Daily consumption of nutritional supplements does not prevent depression

Researchers find cost-effective way to improve mental health in prisons

Researchers find cost-effective way to improve mental health in prisons

Brain imaging indicates potential success of drug therapy in depressive patients

Brain imaging indicates potential success of drug therapy in depressive patients

Activating gene that helps excite neurons reverses depression in male mice

Activating gene that helps excite neurons reverses depression in male mice

Salk researchers pin down why some patients don't respond to common antidepressants

Salk researchers pin down why some patients don't respond to common antidepressants

Mental health problems common after concussion

Mental health problems common after concussion

Study of Millennials highlights social media behaviors linked with major depression

Study of Millennials highlights social media behaviors linked with major depression

Experts analyze data that can guide antidepressant discontinuation

Experts analyze data that can guide antidepressant discontinuation

Obsessive-compulsive disorder may protect individuals from obesity

Obsessive-compulsive disorder may protect individuals from obesity

Study: Self-guided, internet-based therapy platforms effectively reduce depression

Study: Self-guided, internet-based therapy platforms effectively reduce depression

New tool swiftly provides accurate measure of patients' cognitive difficulties

New tool swiftly provides accurate measure of patients' cognitive difficulties