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Social media linked to higher depression risk, study finds

In a new study from Massachusetts General Hospital, researchers found links between the use of social media and depression. On one hand, social media is a way...

Depression increases during migraine headaches

In a new study from Leiden University, researchers found increased depressive symptomatology in the migraine headache phase of a migraine attack. They performed a prospective...

COVID patients on this depression drug are less likely to die

In a new study from UC San Francisco, researchers found that people taking a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), particularly...

This can double risk of anxiety and depression in women

In a new study from the University of Edinburgh, researchers found women who have experienced the loss of a child through miscarriage or early...

Seasonal depression: why it happens – and how to manage the symptoms

With the weather getting colder and the days becoming shorter, some people are noticing they have less energy and aren’t feeling as positive as...

Depression and anxiety worsened during the pandemic, heart disease risk is higher

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only affected the physical health of millions of Americans, but it's also taken a toll on the country's mental...

Why it is difficult to stop using some depression drugs

In a recent study published in Molecular Pharmacology, researchers found why it is so difficult for people to withdraw from some antidepressant medications. The current...

How COVID-19 pandemic can harm your mental health

In a new study from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute, researchers found depression remained common during the pandemic and worsened for some people. They examined...

This gut problem linked to depression, bipolar disorder

In a recent study published in JAMA Psychiatry, researchers found that there is a common, overlapping environment in the gut bacteria of people living with...

Sitting more may increase your feelings of depression, anxiety

As people adhered to stay-at-home orders or self-isolated during the early months of the COVID-19 outbreak, daily commutes turned into shuffles between the bedroom...