Higher doses and longer use of antidepressants during pregnancy increase the risk of preterm birth and respiratory distress in newborns, according to a new study.
There are small, practical steps you can take to prevent or reverse the pandemic blues. And it’s easier to act now than it is to pull yourself out of moderate or severe depression.
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Postpartum depression affects fathers, but it’s under-recognized—and under-treated—and puts their daughters especially at risk. Learn more.
The suicide rate in the United States has increased by 30% between 2000 and 2016. Know these steps to save a loved one’s life.
Brexanolone (Zulresso) is FDA-approved to treat postpartum depression, which puts mother and healthy child development at risk. Learn more.
If you think that depression is a normal part of aging or that it can’t be remedied, read this now.
How social media can help when pain keeps you from leaving home.
On social media, negative experiences have greater emotional impact than positive experiences…and increase risk for depression.
Long, hot baths could be a way to reset out-of-sync body rhythms which are thought to be a factor in depression.
Low levels of the amino acid metabolite acetyl-L-carnitine in blood might be a marker for depression, according to new research. Learn more…
The golden-yellow spice prized in culinary circles is as effective against depression as prescription drugs. Here's how to use it.