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Gratitude treatments cannot help reduce depression, anxiety

In a new study, researchers found that a gratitude intervention will not help people feel less depressed or anxious. The research was conducted by a...

This new medication could ease side effects of depression drugs

In a new study, researchers found a new drug that can ease the side effects of medications for severe depression. The research was conducted by...

Single dose of cannabis THC may cause psychotic, depressive, and anxiety symptoms

In a new study, researchers found that a single dose of the main psychoactive component in cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) can induce a range of...

This depression drug may help fight prostate cancer

In a new study, researchers found that an antidepressant in use for decades, repurposed to fight prostate cancer, shows promise in helping patients whose...

This therapy could benefit people with depression, chronic pain

A recent study from UMass Medical School found that patients with chronic pain and depression who learn mindfulness techniques could reduce their pain drug...

Long-term use of depression drug may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that long-term antidepressant use increases the risk for type 2 diabetes onset in a time- and dose-dependent manner. The...

Decision time could predict your risk of depression relapse

In a new study, researchers found that it is possible to predict the risk of relapsing into depression after stopping antidepressant medication. People who relapse...

long-term use of depression drug may cause addiction

In a new study, researchers say that people who have taken antidepressants for years should consider coming off the medication. However, these people will likely...

Scientists find a key to keeping the mind healthy

For many adults, the mid-30's is a busy time. There's often career advancement, the start of a new family and associated responsibilities. It's also a critical...

AI and brain scans may strongly improve depression treatment

In a new study, researchers found that artificial intelligence (AI) may soon play a critical role in choosing which depression therapy is best for...

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