Health News

Depression in Older Adults
Among older adults, depression is stigmatized. Depression may be perceived as a sign of weakness, not a disease. Yet, clinical depression affects millions of Americans over 65.
Foreclosures Causing Depression
For people behind on their mortgage payments or going through foreclosure, there are high rates of depression.
Severe Depression Under-Treated
About 11 percent of Americans aged 12 and over take antidepressant medications. Yet only about one-third of severely depressed people are on such medication.
Praising Yourself Into Depression
Boosting your own self-esteem is generally thought of as a good thing, but apparently it can be too much of a good thing.
Teen Depression may be Hard-Wired
Some amount of angst, anxiety and occasional depression seems normal for most teenagers. However, up to 59 percent of depressed teens suffer from anhedonia, or the inability to experience pleasure.
Financial Markets Get SAD
The financial markets are constantly in a state of flux, with great highs in the bull markets alternating with lows and even crashes or recessions.
Feel Blue, Green and Red?
Pain will come and go for most people, but it can be more intense if you suffer depression and/or anxiety. Treating these problems can be difficult but experts provide some tips.
Mind Influenced by Moody Gardens
Everyone has easy and hard times in their life that might cause feelings of anxiety or depression, but it’s not just genes that affect those moods. The environment has a part as well.
The Economy's Depression Epidemic
The American Dream of a good job, home ownership and creating a better life for our children has long been the dream of many. But has that dream been shattered over the past few years of an economic recession?
When the Baby Blues Turn Serious
Having a baby can be an emotional roller-coaster: the incomparable joy at welcoming new life into the world, combined with changing routines, feelings of being overwhelmed, and lack of sleep.