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C-Reactive Protein and Antidepressants
Levels of a particular protein in the blood of people with depression may predict how well antidepressants will work.
How to Spot Depression in Children
In kids and teens, severe depression is a real risk to health and well-being. Learn how to spot the signs of depression in your child.
Depression or Just the Blues?
Depression affects millions of Americans. Here's what you need to know.
First of Its Kind Depression RX Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves a new medication to treat depression.
Feeling SAD? Here's What You Need to Know
When the temperature and the time change, a type of depression called seasonal affective disorder (SAD) sets in for many people. But you don't have to wait for the summer to stop feeling SAD.
Nasal Spray for Depression Gets New Approved Use
Spravato (esketamine) is considered the first big advancement in depression treatment since the approval of Prozac — and it just got approved for a new use.
New Nasal Spray for Depression Approved
Esketamine is considered the first big depression advance since the approval of Prozac — and it just got approved.
Fighting Perinatal Depression
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently recommended that clinicians provide counseling to pregnant and postpartum women who face a raised risk of depression.
New Depression Treatment Nears FDA Approval
Esketamine is considered the first big depression advance since the approval of Prozac — and it's nearing approval for treatment-resistant depression.
How Your Hearing Can Affect Your Mental Health
Older people with hearing loss may have a higher-than-normal risk of depression, according to a new study.