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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.
Exercise is an effective treatment for depression, with walking, jogging, yoga, and strength training more effective than other exercises

Exercise is an effective treatment for depression, with walking, jogging, yoga, and strength training more effective than other exercises

The role of odor and verbal cues in recalling memories

The role of odor and verbal cues in recalling memories

Twin study investigates the role of the microbiome as a modifier in mental disorders

Twin study investigates the role of the microbiome as a modifier in mental disorders

Scents help depressed individuals recall happy memories

Scents help depressed individuals recall happy memories

Groundbreaking study shows monocytes migrate to brain's emotional centers during stress

Groundbreaking study shows monocytes migrate to brain's emotional centers during stress

Enzyme released by immune cells may play role in depression

Enzyme released by immune cells may play role in depression

AI helps predict antidepressant response in a week

AI helps predict antidepressant response in a week

Study identifies plasma markers linked to mental health in young adults

Study identifies plasma markers linked to mental health in young adults

Largest study using machine learning in neuroimaging sets new benchmark for major depression diagnosis

Largest study using machine learning in neuroimaging sets new benchmark for major depression diagnosis

Study identifies more than 200 new genes linked to depression

Study identifies more than 200 new genes linked to depression

Leaky gut linked to depressive disorders: New insights into microbiota-induced epigenetic changes

Leaky gut linked to depressive disorders: New insights into microbiota-induced epigenetic changes

Psilocybin may benefit individuals with cancer and major depression

Psilocybin may benefit individuals with cancer and major depression

Researchers reveal a connection between cellular metabolism and depression, suicidal ideation

Researchers reveal a connection between cellular metabolism and depression, suicidal ideation

Study assesses links between early negative life events, orbitofrontal cortical thickness and depression in young adults

Study assesses links between early negative life events, orbitofrontal cortical thickness and depression in young adults

Novel TMS protocol shows promise for treating hard-to-treat depression

Novel TMS protocol shows promise for treating hard-to-treat depression

Science tackles mental health: New tools against anxiety and depression in a stressed world

Science tackles mental health: New tools against anxiety and depression in a stressed world

The potential of polyunsaturated fatty acids in alleviating depression and reducing suicide risk

The potential of polyunsaturated fatty acids in alleviating depression and reducing suicide risk

A review of automated clinical depression diagnosis tools

A review of automated clinical depression diagnosis tools

Significant genetic variations linked to cannabis use disorder identified in major global ancestries

Significant genetic variations linked to cannabis use disorder identified in major global ancestries

Precision TMS approach yields improved outcomes for patients with major depressive symptoms

Precision TMS approach yields improved outcomes for patients with major depressive symptoms

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