Depression

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.

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No 'Fibs': Current Evidence About Atrial Fibrillation

Learn about atrial fibrillation risk factors and causes. Find out what research shows about the connection between depression and afib.

By Stephanie Stephens

9 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Affecting the Medical Field

Robotic science has always been a basis for Hollywood entertainment, Sci-Fi novels and childhood fantasies. Artificial intelligence isn’t a new concept, and while the technology hasn’t advanced to Spielbergian expectations, AI is being used to transf...

By Amanda Page

Psoriasis: 7 Ways I Show My Depression Without Saying It

Learn about some of the ways that psoriasis can affect your mental health and why it can be difficult to share your feelings with friends and family.

By Alisha Bridges

10 Celebrities Who Have Battled Depression and Made It Through to the Other Side

We rarely hear about success stories of celebrities living with depression. Here are 10 luminaries that serve as inspiration on how to persist through darkness.

By Therese Borchard

What Are the Steps to Take After a Bipolar Disorder and Depression Diagnosis?

You’ve just received the news – you have bipolar disorder and depression. What do you do next? Learn more here.

By Eileen Bailey

What Should You Know About Bipolar Disorder?

Approximately 2.6 percent of adults in the United States are diagnosed with bipolar disease, but the exact cause is unknown. Learn more about this mental health disorder.

By Eileen Bailey

Early to Bed, Early to Rise Equals Less Depression

Middle-aged and older women who naturally go to bed and get up early (early birds) are considerably less likely to be depressed, according to a new observational study.

By Diane Domina

Are You a Depressed Caregiver?

Feel like you’re letting everyone down? Have you become isolated? Carol outlines these ways and more that might signify you’re depressed as a caregiver.

By The Candid Caregiver

The Many Depression Myths That Cause Stigma

Stigma around mental health seems all the more surprising when we consider that around 60 million Americans have a mental illness in any given year. But it happens. Here’s how.

By Jerry Kennard

The Ways We Use Mental Defense Mechanisms With Depression

During depression, some defense mechanisms become more prominent. Learn the fascinating ways we use denial, anger, and other defenses to protect ourselves emotionally.

By Jerry Kennard