Expert advice and research trends on depression, including symptoms and diagnosis, getting the right care, and strategies for loved ones on how to help. Patient experts inspire with their testimonials of managing depression.
Contrary to decades of previous research, there’s no support for the idea that specific genes or gene variants increase your risk of depression on their own, according to a large new study from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Ketamine can be costly. But researchers are working to determine if biomarkers, such as mere blood test, may help to determine if the Rx will reduce your symptoms.
Postpartum depression can be life-threatening — and yet, the main treatments for this illness can take weeks to start working. But a new drug called Zulresso just approved by the FDA can take effect in as little as two days.
If antidepressants or therapy for depression haven't helped, a newly-approved option might. Esketamine (Spravato) is a fast-acting nasal spray.
Not all depression is the same, and the type of depression you have determines the treatment that works.
Patient advocate Mike Veny discusses tips to turn fear and anxiety into courage by sharing stories about how he has overcome his fears.
While Justin has said nothing about the trigger of his depression, experts say it’s not at all uncommon for newlyweds like the Biebers to experience depression or loneliness.
Therese Borchard is Contributing Editor at Health Central, where she covers Mental Health & Wellness among other topics. She has written for a variety of websites, is the author of several books, and is a passionate mental health advocate.
Mike Veny is one of world’s leading mental health speakers and a high-energy corporate drumming event facilitator.