Depression

Depression Symptoms Depression is an illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts and affects the way a person eats and sleeps, the way one feels about oneself, and the way one thinks about things. A depressive disorder is not the same as a passing blue mood and is more than a case...

Teen Depression

Teen Suicide Warning Signs Recognizing teen suicide warning signs Suicide is alarmingly common. It is the eighth leading cause of death for all people (accounting for about 1% of all deaths) and the third leading cause of death for people aged 15 to 24 (following accidents and homicide)....

Depression Often Untrea...

Depression Often Untreated in Dialysis Patients THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Depression is common among kidney failure patients undergoing dialysis. But efforts to get them on antidepressants often fail, a new study finds. Many patients refuse to start or modify...

Troubling Trend: Depres...

Troubling Trend: Depression Rates Rising in Teens By Katherine KamWebMD Health News Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava, MD Dec. 2, 2016 — When Elizabeth began to feel depressed during her freshman year in high school, she ate little and slept poorly. But she threw herself into a busy...

‘Off-Label’...

‘Off-Label’ Antidepressants Common, But Where’s the Evidence? By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Doctors often prescribe antidepressants to tackle conditions like migraine headaches for which they aren’t technically...

Stroke Survivors Often ...

Stroke Survivors Often Struggle With Depression WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Stroke survivors face an increased risk of developing depression, a new study suggests. In the first three months after having a stroke, survivors’ risk of depression was eight times...