This Skin Condition Is Often Linked to Depression

Regardless of severity, patients with the often disfiguring skin condition psoriasis face an elevated risk for depression, new research suggests.

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This Could Be Why Depression Meds Works Better for Some Than Others

People with depression who show improvement when taking fake drugs get the greatest benefit from real medications, a new study finds.

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Hayden Panettiere Talks About Her Postpartum Depression

“It’s something I think needs to be talked about, and women need to know they’re not alone, and that it does heal.”

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These Are the Best Treatments for Severe PMS, Researchers Say

Antidepressants are the first treatment choice for a severe type of premenstrual syndrome associated with suicidal thoughts, according to a new research review.

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Depressed Teens Shouldn’t Take Paxil and Here’s Why

A controversial clinical trial of the antidepressant Paxil came to the wrong conclusion when it declared the drug safe and effective for treating troubled teenagers, according to a reanalysis of the original data more than a decade later.

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Zelda Williams on Depression: ‘Hold on to the Possibility of Hope’

Just over a year after Robin William’s death, the beloved comedian’s daughter Zelda Williams has opened up about coping with grief and depression.

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‘Goth’ Teens Really Are More Likely to Be Depressed

The dark look associated with Goths may not be all show: Teens in this subculture appear more prone to depression and self-harm than their peers, researchers report.

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Happiness Really Is Contagious, Study Finds

Surrounding yourself with good moods and good friends may be the key to mental health.

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The Surprising Link Between Carbs and Depression

Refined carbohydrates — such as those found in white bread, white rice and sodas — may harm more than the waistlines of older women. New research shows that eating too much of these highly processed foods might also raise their risk of depression.

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Your Phone Knows If You’re Depressed

Phone data could predict with 87% accuracy whether someone had depressive symptoms

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