Symptomatic depression increases the risk of developing dementia by 51%, but those being treated for depression had a significantly lower risk of being diagnosed with depression later in life.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of patients admitted to hospitals for clinical depression care dropped significantly. However, the number of people seeking out-patient care for depression increased.
Researchers identified a novel mechanism by which animals create and destroy serotonin. The findings could lead to new treatments for a range of mental health and eating disorders associated with serotonin.
Researchers have identified two distinct brain regions, one linked to increased and the other with decreased depressive symptoms, associated with the location of brain injuries.
"Depressive realism", a theory that has been touted since the late 1970s, states those with depression are more realistic in how they judge the control they have over their lives. A new study says the evidence is not there to sustain this old theory.
A father's level of stress during the first few months of their child's life impacts the emotional and behavioral development of their child at age two.
A new study reveals vegetarians are two times more likely to suffer from depression than those who eat meat. While nutrition plays a role in depressive symptoms, researchers say social factors and upset over the treatment of animals contribute to symptoms of depression.
Study reveals those with borderline personality disorder and their carers face stigma and discrimination by mental health service providers following suicide attempts and episodes of self-harm.
Traits with the strongest Neanderthal DNA contribution were sleep patterns, smoking habits, and alcohol consumption.
Those with treatment-resistant depression showed significant improvement in symptoms and became more receptive to positive experiences following a one-week ketamine treatment regimen.