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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.
How important is inflammation and body weight in the origin of depression?

How important is inflammation and body weight in the origin of depression?

The science behind lifestyle's role in preventing depression

The science behind lifestyle's role in preventing depression

Research review focuses on the use of psilocybin for treatment of depression

Research review focuses on the use of psilocybin for treatment of depression

Antipsychotics are likely overprescribed among homebound patients with dementia, study shows

Antipsychotics are likely overprescribed among homebound patients with dementia, study shows

Teen brains with depression show heightened sensitivity to parental criticism

Teen brains with depression show heightened sensitivity to parental criticism

Gut feeling: How your microbiome could be shaping your mental health

Gut feeling: How your microbiome could be shaping your mental health

What are the efficacy and safety of psilocybin in patients with major depressive disorder?

What are the efficacy and safety of psilocybin in patients with major depressive disorder?

Peer-delivered psychotherapy effective for postpartum depression

Peer-delivered psychotherapy effective for postpartum depression

Study explores the potential of robotic-assisted TMS for depression

Study explores the potential of robotic-assisted TMS for depression

Spending on mental health services rose by 53% during the COVID-19 pandemic

Spending on mental health services rose by 53% during the COVID-19 pandemic

Depression survivors spend more time processing negative information

Depression survivors spend more time processing negative information

ADHD diagnosis in childhood vs adulthood: is there a difference in genetic architecture?

ADHD diagnosis in childhood vs adulthood: is there a difference in genetic architecture?

Is a Western diet a risk factor for major depressive disorder?

Is a Western diet a risk factor for major depressive disorder?

Similarities in gene expression between post-mortem and living human brains

Similarities in gene expression between post-mortem and living human brains

GABA-modulating treatments could help tackle cognitive, affective symptoms associated with depression

GABA-modulating treatments could help tackle cognitive, affective symptoms associated with depression

Uncommon genetic allele variants may play a vital role in treatment-resistant depression, finds study

Uncommon genetic allele variants may play a vital role in treatment-resistant depression, finds study

Sex differences in depression: Including transgender and intersex populations in mental health research

Sex differences in depression: Including transgender and intersex populations in mental health research

Research reveals surprising genetic overlap between neurological and psychiatric disorders

Research reveals surprising genetic overlap between neurological and psychiatric disorders

Trial evaluates purine P2X7 receptor antagonist JNJ-54175446 in patients with major depressive disorder

Trial evaluates purine P2X7 receptor antagonist JNJ-54175446 in patients with major depressive disorder

MUSC study to determine optimal dose of transcranial magnetic stimulation for MCI

MUSC study to determine optimal dose of transcranial magnetic stimulation for MCI

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