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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Reopening of long-term care facilities is ‘an absolute necessity for our well-being’

Reopening of long-term care facilities is ‘an absolute necessity for our well-being’

Coronavirus deranges the immune system in complex and deadly ways

Coronavirus deranges the immune system in complex and deadly ways

Health information from trusted sources can reduce depressive symptoms in teens

Health information from trusted sources can reduce depressive symptoms in teens

Evolutionary forces account for gender imbalance in the occurrence of autism, other health conditions

Evolutionary forces account for gender imbalance in the occurrence of autism, other health conditions

Higher life satisfaction associated with positive health and well-being outcomes

Higher life satisfaction associated with positive health and well-being outcomes

Researchers conduct large meta-analysis of COVID-19’s neurological manifestations

Researchers conduct large meta-analysis of COVID-19’s neurological manifestations

Cognitive behavioral therapy can reduce stress, improve mood in pregnant women

Cognitive behavioral therapy can reduce stress, improve mood in pregnant women

Placebo-like effects may explain the benefits of psychedelic drugs

Placebo-like effects may explain the benefits of psychedelic drugs

Cincinnati Children's scientists receive grant to advance research on air pollution and mental health

Cincinnati Children's scientists receive grant to advance research on air pollution and mental health

Regular screening and early intervention needed to prevent pediatric diabetes

Regular screening and early intervention needed to prevent pediatric diabetes

Proportion of children in Medicaid managed care plans increases from 65% to 94%

Proportion of children in Medicaid managed care plans increases from 65% to 94%

Study discovers similarities between the genetic bases of various eating disorders

Study discovers similarities between the genetic bases of various eating disorders

New study assesses COVID-19 risk among UK healthcare workers

New study assesses COVID-19 risk among UK healthcare workers

UNH receives $2.97 million in grants to investigate the effectiveness of wilderness therapy

UNH receives $2.97 million in grants to investigate the effectiveness of wilderness therapy

New California law makes it easier to get care for mental health and substance abuse

New California law makes it easier to get care for mental health and substance abuse

Study indicates neural pathway that provides pain relief, reduces cravings for opioids

Study indicates neural pathway that provides pain relief, reduces cravings for opioids

A roadmap for critical care societies to address burnout among health care professionals

A roadmap for critical care societies to address burnout among health care professionals

World's largest study of genetic factors reveals link between depression and stomach ulcers

World's largest study of genetic factors reveals link between depression and stomach ulcers

Study identifies how military blast exposures affect the brain, increase risk of Alzheimer's

Study identifies how military blast exposures affect the brain, increase risk of Alzheimer's

Virtual reality program reduces treatment-related side effects in hemodialysis patients

Virtual reality program reduces treatment-related side effects in hemodialysis patients