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PTSD, anxiety, and depression may not be mental diseases, study finds

In a recent study published in the Yearbook of Physical Anthropology, researchers found that some of the most common mental diseases, such as depression,...

Scientists develop world’s first test to accurately predict depression and bipolar disorder

In a new study, researchers have developed the world’s first test to accurately predict mood disorders in people, based on the levels of a...

This therapy may reduce depression symptoms within minutes

In a new study, researchers found that personalized brain stimulation could reduce severe depression symptoms. They found a novel personalized neuromodulation approach that—at least in...

Depression and stress may reduce efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines

Decades of research show that depression, stress, loneliness, and poor health behaviors can weaken the body's immune system and lower the effectiveness of certain...

Your gut health may be linked to high blood pressure and depression

In a new study, researchers found gut bacteria differences between people with high blood pressure and those with high blood pressure plus depression. The research...

7 tips for coping with the ‘winter blues’

Various factors, primarily those related to the COVID-19 pandemic, have taken a heavy toll on the mental health of many people over the past...

This nutrient in your diet may help fight depression

Fiber is a commonly recommended part of a healthy diet. That's because it's good for your health in so many ways—from weight management to reduce...

This depression drug could reduce PTSD symptoms rapidly and persistently

In a new study, researchers found that repeated intravenous (IV) ketamine infusions strongly reduce symptom severity in people with chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The...

New nasal spray can treat anxiety disorders

In a new study, researchers developed a testosterone-containing nasal spray to treat anxiety disorders. It received its second U.S. patent and its first patent in...

Hoarding, stockpiling, panic buying: What’s normal behavior in an abnormal time

Symptoms of depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders have emerged or worsened for many during the pandemic. This is no surprise to clinicians and scientists,...