Approximately 280 million people in the world suffer for depression. Despite this, the disorder remains poorly explained and is often difficult to treat. Ketamine could offer an innovative approach.
‘Sad’ is most common during the colder months.
How does stress impact the body’s ability to fight infection?
The effects social media has on our mental health may depend on how we use it. Taking control, and knowing when to take a break, is crucial.
Anxiety is the most common mental health issue facing children and adolescents. But research shows that early screening – including in school settings – can identify children who are at risk.
A new study from Brazil has found a link between vegetarianism and depression.
A recent study tracked depression and anxiety among participants from across different ethnic backgrounds in the US and the UK.
In a new study, a single infusion of the antidepressant – along with repeated exposure to positive imagery – significantly reduced symptoms in depressed patients in a clinical trial.
A new study provides the first glimpse into what happens in children’s brains as they meditate.
Escalating legal restrictions throughout the US might mean an increase in mental health disorders for those who are denied an abortion.
The authors of one of the most shared research papers in modern history clear up some of the misunderstandings that followed in the wake of its publication.
To understand the perceptions of TB patients about their quality of life, it’s useful to have a comparison with “apparently healthy” people.
The impact of early childhood trauma on lifelong physical and mental health makes it urgent to invest in programs to support healthy pregnancies and stable, caring very early childhoods.
People who get COVID continue to face increased risks of developing some neurological and psychiatric conditions, like psychosis and dementia, for up to two years afterwards.
The end of the TV show ‘Better Call Saul’ wraps up the story of Saul Goodman. A clinical neuropsychologist analyzes the character’s progression from a small-time con man to a ‘criminal’ lawyer.
A recent review of studies concluded depression is not caused by a lack of serotonin in the brain. But this doesn’t mean antidepressants, which work on serotonin, aren’t effective.
Plant parents will be pleased to know just how beneficial houseplants can be for your health.
Researchers suggest it is important to build daily habits that support mental well-being and seek care when necessary.
Our study is the first to show how common depression is in both parents during and after pregnancy.
Just because we don’t understand the precise mechanism behind depression, doesn’t mean we should dismiss drugs that are known to be effective.