Study of veterans details genetic basis for anxiety, links anxiety and depression
January 7, 2020
A massive genomewide analysis of approximately 200,000 military veterans has identified six genetic variants linked to anxiety, researchers from Yale and colleagues at other institutions report Jan. 7 in the .
Some of the variants associated with anxiety had previously been implicated...
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What is the link between depression and anger?
January 4, 2020

Anger is an emotion that everyone feels sometimes, but if a person is feeling angry a lot of the time, they may be experiencing depression.

In many cases, medication, therapy, lifestyle changes, or a combination of these ...
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What is the link between depression and anxiety?
December 24, 2019

Both depression and anxiety can be debilitating. Also, it is not unusual for these conditions to occur together. When this happens, it can be particularly challenging.
This article explores how ...
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Evolutionary changes in brain potentially make us more prone to anxiety
December 23, 2019
Neurochemicals such as serotonin and dopamine play crucial roles in cognitive and emotional functions of our brain. Vesicular monoamine transporter 1 (VMAT1) is one of the genes responsible for transporting neurotransmitters and regulating neuronal signaling. A research team led by Tohoku Univers...
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Understanding the adolescent brain
December 20, 2019
New research from University of Alberta neuroscientists shows that the brains of adolescents struggling with mental-health issues may be wired differently from those of their healthy peers.
This collaborative research, led by Anthony Singhal, professor and chair in the Department of P...
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What is the relationship between depression and sleep?
December 20, 2019

Sleep and depression can affect each other. Being excessively tired can have a significant impact on a person's mental well-being, while someone experiencing depression may have trouble sleeping.
According to the ...
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People With Depression Are Turning to Pot for Relief: Study
December 18, 2019

Latest Depression News

By Dennis Thompson
TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- People suffering from depression are often desperate f...
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The effect of taking antidepressants during pregnancy
December 16, 2019
Exposure to antidepressants during pregnancy and the first weeks of life can alter sensory processing well into adulthood, according to research in mice recently published in .
Physicians are increasingly prescribing a common antidepressant to their pregnant patients, even though the ...
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Study finds 'strong link' between vaping and depression
December 14, 2019
A recent study concludes that people who smoke electronic cigarettes are twice as likely to report clinical depression as those who have never vaped. The correlation was particularly strong among younger people....
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Magic Mushroom Ingredient Could Treat Depression
December 13, 2019

Latest Depression News

FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The active ingredient in magic mushrooms may offer a new treatment for depression, according to researc...
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