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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.
Genetic variation influencing chromatin states associated with neuropsychiatric disorders

Genetic variation influencing chromatin states associated with neuropsychiatric disorders

Anti-inflammatory Tetracycline activity may modulate COVID-19 severity

Anti-inflammatory Tetracycline activity may modulate COVID-19 severity

Individuals exposed to early life stress more likely to develop youth-onset depression

Individuals exposed to early life stress more likely to develop youth-onset depression

McLean Hospital study compares the costs and benefits of esketamine

McLean Hospital study compares the costs and benefits of esketamine

Magstim acquires Electrical Geodesics, Inc. (EGI) product portfolio

Magstim acquires Electrical Geodesics, Inc. (EGI) product portfolio

Study shows changes in brain dynamics at rest following a relationship breakup

Study shows changes in brain dynamics at rest following a relationship breakup

Researchers examine parental history of suicidal behavior in young children

Researchers examine parental history of suicidal behavior in young children

Fish oil may be an effective treatment for depression, study shows

Fish oil may be an effective treatment for depression, study shows

Effects of chronic stress associated with increased inflammatory signaling within brain circuits

Effects of chronic stress associated with increased inflammatory signaling within brain circuits

COVID-19 pandemic has worsened pre-existing mental health conditions

COVID-19 pandemic has worsened pre-existing mental health conditions

Schizophrenia related to abnormal fatty metabolism in the brain

Schizophrenia related to abnormal fatty metabolism in the brain

Natural mood regulation is impaired in people with depression, research shows

Natural mood regulation is impaired in people with depression, research shows

Review: The effect of probiotics in ameliorating altered CNS functions in neurological disorders

Review: The effect of probiotics in ameliorating altered CNS functions in neurological disorders

Depressive disorders in patients with HIV/AIDS often go unrecognized or untreated

Depressive disorders in patients with HIV/AIDS often go unrecognized or untreated

TMS shows promise as treatment for adults with both depression and autism

TMS shows promise as treatment for adults with both depression and autism

Study shows JNK protein as a stress sensor in synapses

Study shows JNK protein as a stress sensor in synapses

Scientists identify new biomarker for identifying individuals at risk of depression

Scientists identify new biomarker for identifying individuals at risk of depression

Study sheds new light on genetic relationship between three mood disorders

Study sheds new light on genetic relationship between three mood disorders

Past trauma exposure, depression associated with suicide ideation in deployed soldiers

Past trauma exposure, depression associated with suicide ideation in deployed soldiers

Key predictors for combination of alcohol use disorder and depression uncovered

Key predictors for combination of alcohol use disorder and depression uncovered