How fathers manifest depression in their families and the effects on their children. Read the Story.
Characteristics of Fathers with Depression
Migraine Increases Risk of Depression in Women
Research released this month shows that women who have a tendency for migranes or have had them in the past, have a greater risk for developing depression. Read the Story.
Surprising Depression Treatments Show Promise
Listen to this podcast from NPR’s Fresh Air about new drugs, like ketamine, that are helping people who suffer from depression. Listen now.
Does Depression Contribute to the Aging Process?
Stress has detrimental effects on the human body. In a new study, scientist report on the relationships between chromosomes that control aging, stress and depression. Read the Story.
Brain ‘hyperconnectivity’ linked to depression
People with depression appear to have hyperactive brain activity, says a study published earlier this week that offers new insights into the brain dysfunction that causes depression. Read the Story.
The Key To Happiness After 50
Joseph Nowinksi Ph.D. writes that after 50, we need to focus more on the question “Why Am I Here?” versus “What Do I Want?” Read the Story.
Aberrant Neural Connections Linked to Depression
MRI brain scans of depressed individuals revealed decreased connectivity between several key regions of the brain responsible for emotional behavior, learning, memory and decision making. Read the Story.
Does Depression Exist?
Psychologist Eric Maisel, Ph.D. explores whether the misery of symptoms experts call “depression” is really a “mental disorder”. Read the Story.
Harnessing Smartphone, Apps to Beat Depression
There’s now a new smartphone app that determines when you’re depressed and urges you to reach out to friends. Read the Story.
Depression Defies Rush to Find Evolutionary Upside
Some evolutionary psychologists think that while depression is painful, it can conceal something positive. However, this article from The New York Times explores why most treating psychiatrists disagree. Read The Story