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Depression or Just the Blues?
Depression affects millions of Americans. Here's what you need to know.
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.
The Link Between Social Media and Depression
Those hours spent browsing Facebook and Instagram may harm more than just your productivity. Heavy social media use may harm your mental health, according to a new study.
Are You Feeling SAD?
The temperatures are dropping and the holidays are approaching. But instead of feeling joyful during this merry time of year, some people seem to feel more sad.
Preventing Depression in Menopause
Hormone therapy may prevent depression in women who are in the early stages of menopause, according to a new study.
The Burden of Postpartum Depression
Many women may deal with postpartum depression and similar disorders for years after giving birth, a new study found.
Depressed? You May Find It Harder to Quit
Managing depression and trying to quit smoking at the same time can be a balancing act. But do depressed patients need additional support to quit?