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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Researchers find an increasing need for palliative care across Greater China

Researchers find an increasing need for palliative care across Greater China

Couples who fight often are more likely to experience loneliness and poor physical health

Couples who fight often are more likely to experience loneliness and poor physical health

Study reveals medium-term impact of COVID-19

Study reveals medium-term impact of COVID-19

Lack of sleep impairs the ability to suppress intrusive thoughts

Lack of sleep impairs the ability to suppress intrusive thoughts

Serious ongoing symptoms in COVID-19 survivors

Serious ongoing symptoms in COVID-19 survivors

Researchers provide new evidence that fear and anxiety reflect overlapping brain circuits

Researchers provide new evidence that fear and anxiety reflect overlapping brain circuits

Perceived risk of COVID-19 infection increases likelihood of depression among people in Soweto

Perceived risk of COVID-19 infection increases likelihood of depression among people in Soweto

LGBTQ+ campus resource centers are essential to meet the needs of LGBTQ+ students

LGBTQ+ campus resource centers are essential to meet the needs of LGBTQ+ students

Healthcare workers experience mental health problems during and after pandemics

Healthcare workers experience mental health problems during and after pandemics

Study: COVID-19 has prompted Americans to focus more on their health

Study: COVID-19 has prompted Americans to focus more on their health

A better understanding of the gut-brain axis may lead to new treatments for neurological disorders

A better understanding of the gut-brain axis may lead to new treatments for neurological disorders

Study aims to understand the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Canadian veterans and their spouses

Study aims to understand the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Canadian veterans and their spouses

VR can be used to accurately measure moment-by-moment emotional responses

VR can be used to accurately measure moment-by-moment emotional responses

End-of-life discussions make it easier to provide treatment and care that satisfy patient's wishes

End-of-life discussions make it easier to provide treatment and care that satisfy patient's wishes

SARS-CoV-2 can infect brain cells and damage neurons

SARS-CoV-2 can infect brain cells and damage neurons

Artificial intelligence algorithm can identify patients at high risk of intentional self-harm

Artificial intelligence algorithm can identify patients at high risk of intentional self-harm

Study explains large geographic health disparities in the U.S.

Study explains large geographic health disparities in the U.S.

Combination therapy is more effective at preventing recurrence of bipolar disorder

Combination therapy is more effective at preventing recurrence of bipolar disorder

STAT3 deficiency reduces emotional reactivity, shows study

STAT3 deficiency reduces emotional reactivity, shows study

Study finds sex differences among young individuals who suffer a heart attack

Study finds sex differences among young individuals who suffer a heart attack