And the good news is that the treatments may already exist.
Psychological distress among teenage girls has risen by 4% in the past decade.
Amanda Beard, Ian Thorpe, Allison Schmidt, McKayla Maroney – many athletes have dealt with depression after the Olympic Games.
The mind and body can be linked in mysterious ways ...
In highlighting the importance of retaining section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, shadow attorney general Mark Dreyfus said racial discrimination can make people sick.
One in four people experience a mental health problem in any give year.
Behavioural activation aims to increase engagement in activities we value, which boosts our chances of deriving pleasure and a sense of achievement from life.
Fresh hope for sufferers of mental illness.
A new baby is life-changing for all parents, but for those whose babies are born too early, the challenges can be immense.
Social stress is a main cause of depression, and women, in general, experience more stress than men. But new research suggests men may be more vulnerable to depression caused by stressful events.
An ancient brain structure called the habenula is involved in depression. Scientists are just beginning to understand how.
Sleep is often overlooked as a treatment for brain injury, but new research could be about to change that.
Having already had depression or anxiety increases the risk of developing persistent pain, and developing a chronically painful condition dramatically increases chances of becoming depressed.
The critics of mindfulness are getting louder. But there are a few good studies pointing to the benefits of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy.
College students who take stimulants such as Adderall to get an academic edge might be setting themselves up unknowingly to a vicious cycle of substance abuse and addiction.
While it's important to increase the diagnosis of depression and find a treatment plan that suits the individual, simply writing more scripts for antidepressants isn't the answer.
Research shows people who suffer from loss of meaning die earlier than those who maintain purpose. We can help people find meaning again by nurturing their "spirit".
Ketamine may be the latest recreational drug to find a new legal use.
The increasing placebo response rate in depression is likely driven by an increasing expectation that treatment will work.
Mental health problems need to be addressed to control the HIV epidemic, but such treatment is not yet part of the HIV care package in sub-Saharan Africa.