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Depression Linked to Asthma Onset in African American Women

Depression and asthma—two of the most vexing public health issues in the United States—were once thought to have no connection. But a new study by...

No evidence that vitamin D supplements cut depression

Vitamin D deficiency has been implicated in numerous health conditions in recent years, including depressed mood and major depressive disorder. Recent observational studies provide...

Scientists find brain region that helps you make up your mind

One of the smallest parts of the brain is getting a second look after new research suggests it plays a crucial role in decision...

Scientists find brain region that helps you make up your mind

One of the smallest parts of the brain is getting a second look after new research suggests it plays a crucial role in decision...

A potential new class of fast-acting antidepressant

More than 1 in 10 Americans take antidepressants, but these medications can take weeks—and for some patients, months—before they begin to alleviate symptoms. Now, scientists...

Children with brain injuries nearly twice as likely to suffer from...

Adults with head injuries are known to be at high risk for depression, and yet little research had been done on the topic related...

Divorce elevates risk for depression, but only for some people

Divorce is associated with an increased risk of future depressive episodes but only for those who already have a history of depression, according to...

Psychotherapy via Internet as good as if not better than face-to-face...

Online psychotherapy is just as efficient as conventional therapy. Three months after the end of the therapy, patients given online treatment even displayed fewer...

Surgical anesthetic isoflurane appears to treat drug-resistant depression

Although electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has long been considered the most effective treatment of medication-resistant or refractory depression, millions of people who might benefit don't...

Feeling stressed? Reach out and touch someone

The next time someone snubs you at a party and you think hiding is the solution to escape your feelings of rejection, think again....

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