An expert explains seasonal affective disorder and why this year could be especially tough. She also outlines steps you can take to feel better.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~9 min
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Many COVID-19 patients report having trouble with daily activities, jobs, mental health, and finances 60 days after leaving the hospital, a new study shows.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~6 min
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Though prescriptions for antipsychotic medications for kids have declined, doctors are still giving children these prescriptions for off-label conditions.
Nov. 10, 2020 • ~4 min
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Psilocybin, the key hallucinogenic ingredient in "magic mushrooms," could be a treatment for major depression, research suggests.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
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Adults who added an antipsychotic to their depression treatment had a death risk compared to patients who added an antidepressant, a new study finds.
Oct. 1, 2020 • ~4 min
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Teens with more friends may be less likely to face depression later in their lives, researchers report. The finding is particularly true for women.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~5 min
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New findings link positive messages—and positive feelings about being Black—with a decreased likelihood of depression symptoms in Black teen girls.
Sept. 23, 2020 • ~4 min
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Getting fewer "likes" on social media can lead to depression and anxiety in young people, a new study shows.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~5 min
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A new diagnosis of Alzheimer's or related dementia is associated with a 30% increase in depression symptoms for the caregiver, research finds.
Sept. 4, 2020 • ~6 min
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