It seems that vulnerability is a cost of privilege, and resilience comes as a result of adversity.
Welcome to the world of cloths and materials that change depending on your mood.
It is an illness that runs in families – but there are other factors which go beyond inheritance.
Long after people with dementia have forgotten the names of their loved ones, they can still recall songs they learned in their teenage years.
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.