Rewiring stroke survivors brains could alleviate depression
December 11, 2020
Researchers have made a major breakthrough in the treatment of depression after stroke, using a high frequency brain stimulation device to improve low moods.
Feeling burned out? The contributors could be more related to depression than you think
April 29, 2020
An article published in the looks at the relationship between burnout and depressive symptoms in medical interns.
The article is authored by Constance Guille, M.D., an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carol...
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A child's home environment can impact the risk of developing depression
April 28, 2020
New research, published online today in the , finds that children's rearing environment has a meaningful impact on their risk for major depression later in life, and notes the importance supporting of nurturing environments when children are at risk. In the study, authors analyzed the health reco...
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Natural mood regulation low or even absent in people with depression
April 22, 2020
Periods of lockdown during the COVID-19 situation likely to exacerbate problems with mood regulation, say experts at the University of Oxford.
Mood varies from hour-to-hour, day-to-day and healthy mood regulation involves choosing activities that help settle one's mood. However, in si...
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Novel class of specific RNAs may explain increased depression susceptibility in females
April 22, 2020
Researchers at Mount Sinai have found that a novel class of genes known as long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) expressed in the brain may play a pivotal role in regulating mood and driving sex-specific susceptibility versus resilience to depression. In a study published online, in the journal on Apri...
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Researchers achieve remote control of hormone release
April 18, 2020
Abnormal levels of stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol are linked to a variety of mental health disorders, including depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). MIT researchers have now devised a way to remotely control the release of these hormones from the adrenal gland, us...
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Therapy by Phone Helps Parkinson's Patients Manage Depression
April 13, 2020

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FRIDAY, April 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A type of talk therapy by phone may help treat depression in people with ...
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Children of parents with mental illness have higher risk of injuries
April 8, 2020
Children to parents suffering from mental illness have a higher risk of injuries than other children, according to a study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. The risk is elevated up to 17 years of age and peaks during the first year of life. The findings highlight the need for par...
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Promising advance in depression research
April 8, 2020
Depression is a common psychiatric disorder and one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. Antidepressants are the first-line treatment for moderate to severe major depressive episodes. Despite their effectiveness, only 40% of patients respond to the first antidepressant they try. A recen...
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Magnetic Brain 'Zap' Shows Promise Against Severe Depression
April 8, 2020

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By Amy Norton
TUESDAY, April 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Intensifying a standard form of brain stimulation may bring relief to people with hard-to-treat ...
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