Researchers found alterations in different parts of the brain in males and females with severe depression. The findings also reveal a specific biomarker for depression in blood samples of women.
Infection, inflammation, and metabolic disorders early in life could increase the chances of developing depression and psychosis during adulthood.
Study examines the stability of an individual child’s depression and the effects of early life symptoms of depression on risks for developing depression later in life.
Researchers have identified a novel biomarker for depression and antidepressant response. The biomarker can be identified and monitored through blood samples.
New findings reveal exercise increases levels of endocannabinoids in the body. The findings may explain some of the beneficial effects of exercise on the brain and body.
Researchers say whether you are a competent artist or not, drawing and doodling can have a positive effect on your mental health and help boost creativity.
Ketamine reduces symptoms of depression and suicidal thoughts within four hours of a single treatment, and the effects last for up to two weeks. Additional treatments may prolong the effects, researchers say.
Patients who received botox injections at four different sites, not just the forehead, reported anxiety significantly less than those undergoing different treatments for the same conditions.
Study reveals there are no net benefits of omega-3 supplementation for preventing depression or boosting mood.
People with periodontal disease have a 37% increased risk of developing anxiety, serious mental illness, and depression, and an 18% increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
A popular hip hop song by Logic has led to an increase in calls to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and a reduction in suicide, a new study reports.
People suffering from vitamin B12 deficiency are 51% more likely to develop depression over a four-year period. However, as a person’s age increased, the risk of depression decreased.
Researchers implicate neurons in the anterior insula cortex as a driving force for motivation in the brain, according to a new mouse study.
Chronic stress accelerates the body’s epigenetic clock, however, those that can manage the effects of stress by strengthening their emotional regulation and self-control can slow the process.
Hippocampal HCN channels are more highly expressed in people with major depressive disorder. Antidepressants that increase cAMP signaling interfere with TRIP8b’s ability to bind to HCN channels, helping to restore cognitive ability in those with MDD.
Neurofeedback can help to alleviate some of the key symptoms of self-blame in people with non-anxious major depressive disorder.
Wisdom is strongly and positively associated with resilience, happiness, and mental well-being, and negatively correlated with loneliness, depression, and anxiety.
An increased white blood cell count has been linked to increased depression polygenic scores. The findings highlight the importance of the immune system in the development and severity of depression.
People with untreated depression have lower levels of mitochondrial proteins. For those who responded to the SSRI antidepressants, the proteins returned to a normal level, but showed no increase in those who did not respond to medication.
Microdosing psychedelics like LSD and psilocybin alleviates symptoms of depression and anxiety while improving feelings of wellbeing.