Mindfulness-Based Therapy May Be as Good as Meds for Depression

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy might offer an alternative for people with depression who don’t want to take antidepressants long-term, British researchers say.

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Ryan Phillippe on Depression: ‘I’m Just Innately Kind of a Sad Person’

The star of ’90s cult favorite ‘Cruel Intentions’ recently opened up about dealing with sadness.

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Felicity Huffman on Depression in Her 20s: ‘I Just Wished I Was Dead’

“That dark time changed me, I think, for the better.”

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Watch Duchess Kate Speak Out About the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

In a new PSA, Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, shares a powerful message for children and teens struggling with emotional problems.

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9 Things Every Woman Should Know About Mental Health During Pregnancy

A new study found that postpartum depression often begins before a woman gives birth. Here’s what soon-to-be moms need to know.

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Long-Term Use of Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia

Long-term and/or high-dose use of a class of medications used for hay fever, depression and other ills has been linked in a new study to a higher risk of dementia.

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Women Ages 40 to 59 Have Highest Rates of Depression, CDC Says

Almost 8 percent of Americans aged 12 and older were moderately to severely depressed during 2009 to 2012, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.

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Working Out Three Times Per Week Can Lower Depression Odds by 20%

Physically active people are less likely to show signs of depression, a new study finds.

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Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Always Help With Depression

While most severely obese people get a mood boost after weight-loss surgery, some may have a recurrence of depression symptoms months after they have the procedure, a new study finds.

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Exercise Helps Fight Depression and Here’s Why

New research sheds light on how exercise can rid your body of harmful mood-busting compounds.

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