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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.
Adding a commonly used dietary supplement to antidepressants may improve treatment

Adding a commonly used dietary supplement to antidepressants may improve treatment

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to treat major depression

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to treat major depression

Children throughout the world are increasingly being prescribed antidepressants

Children throughout the world are increasingly being prescribed antidepressants

Reproductive hormones have effects on all of these stages of brain growth and development

Reproductive hormones have effects on all of these stages of brain growth and development

New advice on prescribing anti-depressants

New advice on prescribing anti-depressants

Cymbalta significantly reduced pain in more than half of women treated for fibromyalgia, with and without major depression

Cymbalta significantly reduced pain in more than half of women treated for fibromyalgia, with and without major depression

Minor depression is effectively treated with medication

Minor depression is effectively treated with medication

Should medical knowledge be extended to enhance the lives of those who are already healthy?

Should medical knowledge be extended to enhance the lives of those who are already healthy?

Promising early results in a study of a medication to treat kleptomania

Promising early results in a study of a medication to treat kleptomania

Prozac helps treat adolescents with depression

Prozac helps treat adolescents with depression

Current information on the use of antidepressants in pediatric patients

Current information on the use of antidepressants in pediatric patients

"Treatment for Adolescents with Depression Study" - a landmark study

"Treatment for Adolescents with Depression Study" - a landmark study

Treatment of child depression most successful with Prozac and cognitive-behavior therapy combination

Treatment of child depression most successful with Prozac and cognitive-behavior therapy combination

Approval of Cymbalta for treatment of major depressive disorder

Approval of Cymbalta for treatment of major depressive disorder

Overactive brain circuit brings on depression

Overactive brain circuit brings on depression

Texas Medication Algorithm Project guidelines produce improvements in patients with major depressive disorder

Texas Medication Algorithm Project guidelines produce improvements in patients with major depressive disorder

People who suffer from severe depression have more nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls emotion

People who suffer from severe depression have more nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls emotion

FDA finds gepirone ER “not approvable” as a treatment for Major Depressive Disorder

FDA finds gepirone ER “not approvable” as a treatment for Major Depressive Disorder

Compulsive hoarding study could improve diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders

Compulsive hoarding study could improve diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders

Chromium picolinate supplementation reduced carbohydrate cravings and atypical depression

Chromium picolinate supplementation reduced carbohydrate cravings and atypical depression