Fish Oil Helps Psychological Stresses
The benefits of omega-3, or fish oil, supplements have long been touted for improving heart health. Recently, they've shown a surprising new advantage: reducing stress, anxiety and depression.
New Link Discovered Between Appetite Hormone and Depression
Our bodies make a hormone called leptin that regulates our appetite. It may be that this hormone could also be useful in regulating depression.
Beating the Baby Blues With Fish Oil
The omega-3s found in fish oil are known to be good for the heart and the brain. These healthy nutrients may be particularly healthful for moms-to-be.
The Deadly Side of Happy
If it's such a happy place to live, one wonders why people would choose to end their lives. But it turns out that the happiest places on earth are also the deadliest in terms of suicide rates.
Antidepressants Not a Cure-All for Depression
You're taking an antidepressant and feeling better overall but still have bouts of sadness. Or, maybe you're still having trouble with insomnia or finding it hard to concentrate. You're not alone - not by a long shot.
Slippery Slope of Emotions
A new study explores the psychological impact of the British Petroleum (BP) oil spill last year that resulted in millions of gallons of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico for more than five months.
Getting By with a Little Help from Friends
Programs in which volunteers and patients share information about their depression symptoms appears to work as well as one-on-one cognitive behavioral therapy.
Life, Lemons and Lemonade
A new international study finds that cancer patients are not as depressed as one would assume.
Before the Troubles Begin
Researchers from the U.S. Army have found that screening for mental health conditions prior to deployment reduces psychiatric and behavioral problems among soldiers.
Sad, Sleepy Seniors
High school seniors who are excessively sleepy during the day may be at an increased risk of depression, according to a new study.