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Most people with depression receive inadequate

The vast majority of people with depression across the world are not receiving even minimally adequate treatment for their condition, according to ...

Enzyme research provides a new picture of depression

Depression is the predominant mental disease and constitutes the most common cause of morbidity in developed countries. Now researchers at Karolinska Institutet ...

Depression in Young People Affects the Stomach, Anxiety the Skin

Mental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists at the University of Basel and Ruhr University Bochum have identified temporal patterns in young people: arthritis and diseases of the digestive system are more common after depression, while anxiety disorders tend to be followed by skin diseases. ... Full story

Brain wave measurements predict response to antidepressants

UCLA study finds non-invasive method that may help speed relief from the disorder ... Full story

Depression’s physical source discovered; potential for new treatments

◾Areas of the brain affected by depression identified - the lateral orbitofrontal cortex ◾Depression linked with feelings of not getting rewards, low self-esteem and unhappy memories ◾Discoveries could open up possible new treatments ... Full story

Ketamine trialled as new hope to prevent recurrent depression

First of its kind Irish research critical as few options exist for successfully preventing recurrent severe depression. ... Full story

Researchers predict with high accuracy if antidepressants will help

Researchers were able to predict with 80 percent accuracy whether antidepressants would help patients by analyzing their brain function and personal history. ... Full story

Health experts report US$246 billion cost of workplace depression across eight countries

New data released today shows that workplace depression is a major issue across different cultures and economies, with “wide and devastating” consequences for thousands of organisations worldwide. ... Full story

Swipe and spit for postpartum depression

Does genetic susceptibility predispose women to postpartum depression? Researchers from The University of Queensland are calling on Australian mothers to help them find out. UQ Institute ... Full story

New Treatment for Depressed Smokers Trying to Quit

Researchers pinpoint why depressed smokers have a harder time resisting relapses ... Full story

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