If You Have Depression, Do Your Instagram Photos Show it?

Researchers have created a computer algorithm that can spot signs of depression in people’s Instagram accounts, based on their photos’ attributes.


Grandchildren of Those with Depression Have Threefold Risk of the Disorder

New research suggests that those who have grandparents with major depressive disorder (MDD) have a threefold risk of developing the disorder themselves.


23andMe Study Finds Genetic Ties to Depression

Gene-testing company 23andMe has made a major breakthrough in the study of depression, linking 15 regions of the human genome to the issue.


Pokemon Go Reported to Help Players with Depression

Since Pokemon Go released this month, it has had some surprising impacts, including offering benefits for players who suffer from mental health conditions.


Another Study Proves This Simple Activity Rejuvenates the Brain

Brain scans and questionnaires give confirmation that walking in nature elevates mood and cognitive functioning, and lessens depression and stress.


11+ Reported Health Benefits of Basil Seeds

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.


Twitter Users Raise Depression Awareness with #MyDepressionLooksLike Hashtag

Users are sharing emotionally-raw stories about their own struggles with depression using the hashtag #MyDepressionLooksLike on Twitter.


Antidepressant Review Shows Big Pharma Covers Up Links to Suicide

The largest review to date of the effect of antidepressant drugs on children and teens uncovered shocking cover-ups and lies by Big Pharma.


Medical Marijuana Shows Promise for Treating Depression

Another study has shown cannabinoids from medical marijuana may help heal depression and other costly mental health conditions.


This Simple Activity Offers Surprising Health Benefits

Knitting yields beautiful products and reduces stress, pain, anorexia nervosa, and depression even as it heightens memory and fine motor skills.


Marijuana May Soon be an Approved Treatment for PTSD in Rhode Island

Passage of the legislation could help thousands of veterans with PTSD live again with the help of medical marijuana.


Brain Scans may Predict Depression Relapse

A simple functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scan could help doctors predict which patients might be at risk of relapsing into depression.


Lower Your Risk of Depression by Eating More of This Food

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 with Bipolar Disorder, Depression have Higher Risk of Heart Disease

Teens who suffer from bipolar disorder or depression have a high risk of heart disease, The American Heart Association (AHA) says.


Reanalysis: Antidepressant Drug Paxil Makes Teens Suicidal

Contrary to what a 2001 study found, Paxil is not safe and effective for teens. In fact, it may be making them suicidal.


Fed Advisory Group Urges Doctors to Screen Teens for Depression

A federal advisory group says doctors should screen teens for depression, but the number of students that benefit from the directive might be small.


Survivors of Nuclear Disasters are Wracked with Psychological Disorders

Nuclear disaster survivors may be more likely to suffer from psychological trauma, such as depression and PTSD, than from the radiation itself.