Researchers have created a computer algorithm that can spot signs of depression in people’s Instagram accounts, based on their photos’ attributes.
New research suggests that those who have grandparents with major depressive disorder (MDD) have a threefold risk of developing the disorder themselves.
Gene-testing company 23andMe has made a major breakthrough in the study of depression, linking 15 regions of the human genome to the issue.
Since Pokemon Go released this month, it has had some surprising impacts, including offering benefits for players who suffer from mental health conditions.
Brain scans and questionnaires give confirmation that walking in nature elevates mood and cognitive functioning, and lessens depression and stress.
Sweet basil seeds are emerging as a new superfood that can replace or be used with chia seeds for a potent nutritional punch. Here are 11 reported health benefits of basil seeds.
Users are sharing emotionally-raw stories about their own struggles with depression using the hashtag #MyDepressionLooksLike on Twitter.
The largest review to date of the effect of antidepressant drugs on children and teens uncovered shocking cover-ups and lies by Big Pharma.
Another study has shown cannabinoids from medical marijuana may help heal depression and other costly mental health conditions.
Knitting yields beautiful products and reduces stress, pain, anorexia nervosa, and depression even as it heightens memory and fine motor skills.
Passage of the legislation could help thousands of veterans with PTSD live again with the help of medical marijuana.
A simple functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scan could help doctors predict which patients might be at risk of relapsing into depression.
Researchers have found that people who eat a healthy amount of fish have a lower risk of depression, with men seemingly benefiting more than women.
Teens who suffer from bipolar disorder or depression have a high risk of heart disease, The American Heart Association (AHA) says.
Contrary to what a 2001 study found, Paxil is not safe and effective for teens. In fact, it may be making them suicidal.
A federal advisory group says doctors should screen teens for depression, but the number of students that benefit from the directive might be small.
Nuclear disaster survivors may be more likely to suffer from psychological trauma, such as depression and PTSD, than from the radiation itself.