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Depressive Symptoms More Likely For Older Adults with Elderly Parents Still Living, Rutgers Study Finds

Mental health problems worse if parents were abusive and issues were left unresolved ...

Work productivity is key factor in assessing recovery of depressed patients

DALLAS –While medications can quickly reduce depressive symptoms, monitoring work productivity can provide unique insight into whether a patient will require ...

Depression a strong predictor of heart disease in black, but not white, adults

ANN ARBOR—Symptoms of depression lead to a greater risk of heart disease in older black adults, but not in white adults, reports a new study from the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research. ... Full story

Genetic Causes of Depression Found Using Big Data

What causes depression? Of course, life circumstances such as traumatic events, severe stress or grief play a role, but heredity studies have shown that a ... Full story

Researchers seek new form of antidepressant

“…response rates to the currently available antidepressants can be as low as 50 per cent…” ... Full story

New Study Links Risk Factors to Variations in Postpartum Depression

New Rochelle, NY, August 3, 2016—A new study shows that depression following childbirth can begin at different times and follow multiple distinct trajectories, emphasizing the ... Full story

Why do antidepressants take so long to work?

Sharon Parmet An episode of major depression can be crippling, impairing the ability to sleep, work, or eat. In severe cases, the mood disorder can lead ... Full story

Researchers find lifestyle link in depression

Researchers following the progress of 1,200 people for five years have found strong links between unhealthy lifestyles and depression. ... Full story

Resistance to antidepressants linked to metabolism

Often, clinical depression has company; it shows up in the brain alongside metabolic abnormalities, such as elevated blood sugar, in the body. While studying an experimental antidepressant in rats, Rockefeller University researchers and their colleagues at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden found some molecular connections between the two disorders. ... Full story

Positive activity’ as effective as ‘positive thinking’ in treating depression

A simple and inexpensive therapy is equally as effective at treating depression as the ‘gold standard’ of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), scientists at the University of York have found. ... Full story

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