Researchers report our inner thoughts and interpretations of our experiences have consequences for both physical and mental health.
A new study reports children whose parents divorced when they were teens are less likely to develop depression or use antidepressants as children whose parents spilt up before they were four years old.
Study reveals evidence of rising feelings of despair in Generation X'ers reaching middle age that cuts across racial, educational and geographical divides.
Depression that begins during pregnancy may be more severe because it can last longer and go undetected, a new study reports.
Neuroscience researchers suggest that utilizing fMRI studies could help to provide biomarkers for the diagnosis of depression. A recent fMRI study of patients with depression showed marked abnormal activations in the medial prefronal cortex. Researchers believe that by identifying the neurobiological markers for depression, psychiatrists can tailor medications and therapies to suit the needs of individual patients.
According to researchers, immersive virtual reality therapy could help people with depression to be less critical and more compassionate toward themselves, thus reducing some depressive symptoms.
Researchers have singled and taken control of a circuit in mouse brains in order to dial the animal's mood up or down.