Depression

Depression, anxiety may be big side effects of COVID-19 lockdown

In a new study, researchers found that millions of Americans are being impacted by the psychological fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic...

Using depression drugs for a long time may cause addiction

Many people feel safe in that their depression or anxiety is continuously managed by medication. However, these are mind-altering drugs and were never intended as...

New finding may help develop effective depression drugs

Depression is a common psychiatric disorder and one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. Antidepressants are the first-line treatment for moderate to severe major...

New treatment could rapidly reduce depression symptoms, Stanford study shows

In a new study, researchers found that a new form of magnetic brain stimulation rapidly relieved symptoms of severe depression in 90% of participants. The...

Depression and anxiety spiked after COVID-19 lockdown announcement

In a new UK study, researchers found that there was a spike in the number of people reporting strong levels of depression and anxiety...

COVID-19 could lead to an epidemic of clinical depression

Isolation, social distancing and extreme changes in daily life are hard now, but the United States also needs to be prepared for what may...

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...