Mental Health

Depression and dementia in the age of COVID-19: Two sides, one coin

Every seven seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with dementia. A typical case that I often see in my practice is as follows: A...

Diet may not help prevent depression, study shows

In a new review study, researchers found evidence that the right diet can prevent or alleviate depression is weak. The research was conducted by a...

Hospitals miss mental illness diagnosis in more than 25% of patients

In a new study, researchers found severe mental illness diagnoses are missed by clinicians in more than one quarter of cases when people are...

Study links rising stress, depression in US to COVID-related losses and media use

In a new study, researchers found experiencing stressors caused by the COVID-19 pandemic—such as unemployment—and COVID-19-related media consumption may increase stress and depression in...

Your immune system may fight against depression, Yale study shows

In a new study, researchers found an inflammatory autoimmune response similar to one linked to neurodegenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) also occurs...

This mental problem may double risk of dementia

In a new study, researchers found people who have experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are up to twice as likely to develop dementia later...

Coping and hoping: Mental health tips for COVID-19 pandemic

Mental health experts offer advice for anyone on edge from the pandemic, environmental disasters, social injustice, a contentious election season and disrupted work and...

This mental problem could predict development of type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that loneliness could predict the development of type 2 diabetes. They found it is the absence of quality connections...

This popular supplement may help reduce depression

Foods that broaden the profile of helpful bacteria in the gut are collectively known as probiotics, while prebiotics is compounds that help these bacteria...

Depression, but not anxiety, is linked to inflammation

Anxiety and depression are often linked and assumed to be closely related. But in a new study, researchers have found for the first time that...