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.

Overview

Feature Articles

Latest Depression News and Research

The long-term neurologic consequences of COVID-19

The long-term neurologic consequences of COVID-19

Supportive relationships, healthy behaviors may have a positive effect on adolescents' mental health during the pandemic

Supportive relationships, healthy behaviors may have a positive effect on adolescents' mental health during the pandemic

Study reveals perceived physical fatigability as an indicator of earlier mortality

Study reveals perceived physical fatigability as an indicator of earlier mortality

Prevalence of olfactory dysfunction 18 months after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Prevalence of olfactory dysfunction 18 months after SARS-CoV-2 infection

People with depression may be more receptive to COVID-19 vaccine related misinformation

People with depression may be more receptive to COVID-19 vaccine related misinformation

Pilot survey provides data on the unique needs of new fathers

Pilot survey provides data on the unique needs of new fathers

New predictive computer program could help detect individuals at high risk of depression

New predictive computer program could help detect individuals at high risk of depression

People with depression more likely to believe vaccine-related misinformation

People with depression more likely to believe vaccine-related misinformation

Prevalence and evolution of PTSD symptoms in cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic

Prevalence and evolution of PTSD symptoms in cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic

Intervention focusing on one's strength may be the best way to improve sad mood

Intervention focusing on one's strength may be the best way to improve sad mood

Experts highlight the neurological effects of SARS-CoV-2 and the need for rigorous research

Experts highlight the neurological effects of SARS-CoV-2 and the need for rigorous research

Females more prone to long-term post-COVID-19 symptoms

Females more prone to long-term post-COVID-19 symptoms

Schoolchildren in Hong Kong surveyed on the prevalence and impact of allergic diseases

Schoolchildren in Hong Kong surveyed on the prevalence and impact of allergic diseases

Sleep and biological rhythm variables linked to severity of depression, anxiety during pregnancy

Sleep and biological rhythm variables linked to severity of depression, anxiety during pregnancy

Study provides insights into how SARS-CoV-2 impacts the brain

Study provides insights into how SARS-CoV-2 impacts the brain

Parents of children hospitalized in NICU during the pandemic report emotional exhaustion and isolation

Parents of children hospitalized in NICU during the pandemic report emotional exhaustion and isolation

Impact of medical education on the mental health of students

Impact of medical education on the mental health of students

Can meal times affect your risk of glucose intolerance?

Can meal times affect your risk of glucose intolerance?

Effects of post-acute COVID-19 on physical and mental health in women

Effects of post-acute COVID-19 on physical and mental health in women

Mental health of intensive care unit staff adversely impacted during COVID-19 pandemic

Mental health of intensive care unit staff adversely impacted during COVID-19 pandemic