Depression

A simple blood test can help detect depression

In a new study from the University of Illinois Chicago, researchers are one step closer to developing a blood test that provides a simple...

What are the differences between anxiety and depression

Everyone feels worried or anxious at some time and it’s not always easy to tell if you are experiencing anxiety or depression. Anxiety is your body's...

How to win the battle against depression

After suffering a tragic loss, Kaiser Permanente member and employee Bertha Loaiza shares her journey to become an advocate for suicide awareness and prevention. Dr....

8 signs someone is secretly depressed

Have you ever heard of the term “smiling depression”, “high-functioning depression” or “hidden depression”? As these names imply, this is when a clinically depressed person...

9 signs you have untreated depression

Depression is a mental health disorder characterised by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life. Possible causes...

Many older people get depression during COVID-19 pandemic

In a new study from University College London, researchers found during the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an increase in the prevalence of clinically significant...

6 differences between sadness and depression

When considering your mental health, what do you think is the difference between depression vs sadness? Sadness is an emotional pain associated with or characterized...

9 warning signs you may have severe depression

Everyone feels sad or low sometimes, but these feelings usually pass with a little time. Depression (also called a major depressive disorder or clinical depression)...

Common drugs for inflammation, depression, alcoholism may treat COVID-19

Several recent studies have found that common drugs for depression, alcoholism, and inflammation may help treat COVID-19. In a study published in JAMA Network Open, UCSF...

This drug can swiftly reduce depression and suicidal thoughts

In a new study from the University of Exeter, researchers found ketamine therapy has a swift short-term effect on reducing symptoms of depression and...