Depression

Depression is a serious medical illness that involves the brain. It's more than just a feeling of being "down in the dumps" or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 20 million people in the United States who have depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life.

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Transgender and gender-diverse individuals are three to six times more likely to be autistic

Transgender and gender-diverse individuals are three to six times more likely to be autistic

Study documents changes in hospital visitation and communication policies during COVID-19

Study documents changes in hospital visitation and communication policies during COVID-19

BMA reports on the challenges of menopause for working female doctors

BMA reports on the challenges of menopause for working female doctors

Anxiety and depression coexisting could cause physical changes to the brain

Anxiety and depression coexisting could cause physical changes to the brain

Study finds evidence of gut dysbiosis in people with Huntington's disease

Study finds evidence of gut dysbiosis in people with Huntington's disease

Non-hormonal therapy found to be effective for menopause-associated symptoms

Non-hormonal therapy found to be effective for menopause-associated symptoms

Non-invasive technique could enhance language learning ability in people

Non-invasive technique could enhance language learning ability in people

Sanford Burnham Prebys receives NIH grant to identify new therapies for mental disorders

Sanford Burnham Prebys receives NIH grant to identify new therapies for mental disorders

Vitamin D does not reduce risk of depression or mood changes

Vitamin D does not reduce risk of depression or mood changes

Online 'boosters' may provide a pathway for hearing protection behaviors among farm youths

Online 'boosters' may provide a pathway for hearing protection behaviors among farm youths

Body weight seriously impacts brain activity and blood flow

Body weight seriously impacts brain activity and blood flow

UCLA launches new study to revolutionize detection, treatment of depression

UCLA launches new study to revolutionize detection, treatment of depression

Study shows health anxieties have increased as a result of ongoing pandemic

Study shows health anxieties have increased as a result of ongoing pandemic

Artificial intelligence can increase effectiveness of drug repurposing for psychiatric disorders

Artificial intelligence can increase effectiveness of drug repurposing for psychiatric disorders

Racial discrimination associated with higher capability for suicide

Racial discrimination associated with higher capability for suicide

Children exposed to trauma show biological signs of aging faster

Children exposed to trauma show biological signs of aging faster

American baby boomers have lower cognition scores than earlier generations

American baby boomers have lower cognition scores than earlier generations

Smartphone alert can aid laypersons in opioid overdose reversal

Smartphone alert can aid laypersons in opioid overdose reversal

What seniors can expect as their new normal in a post-vaccine world

What seniors can expect as their new normal in a post-vaccine world

Screening for pancreatic cancer using artificial intelligence

Screening for pancreatic cancer using artificial intelligence