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Approximately two of every five people who are depressed later go on to become happy or satisfied with their lives most of the time, according to new research.
Research shows that even minor fluctuations in thyroid gland activity increase the risk for depression and depressive symptoms, especially in older adults.
Worrying excessively about your health when there’s nothing wrong may actually make you sick.
Opioid addiction is a compulsive behavior that can develop even when you're using pain pills for a medical reason. These are the signs you might be addicted.
Informing patients that they have Alzheimer’s disease presents special challenges for the doctor, the patient, and the family.
The condition doesn’t just affect war veterans—it can be triggered by critical illness, too, and can slow recovery.
Although grief and depression may both entail feeling sad, they are different. Grief is generally temporary; depression is more persistent.
An estimated 6.5 million of the nation’s 35 million people age 65 and older suffer from major depression.
The exact cause of schizophrenia is unknown however, scientists believe that both genetic and environmental factors play a role. Here are nine risk factors.
Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm of the Gulf War exposed soldiers to nerve agents, pesticides, herbicides and other toxic chemicals. Here’s what’s happened decades later.