Playing on the soccer team has obvious physical benefits for your kid. But, a recent study shows that engaging in team sports may also help kids who are exposed to adverse experiences during childhood fend off depression.
Depression and heart disease are intricately linked, and one could put your recovery from the other at risk. Here’s what to do and worrisome symptoms to watch for after a heart attack, heart surgery or heart disease diagnosis.
Even though 1 in 15 U.S. adults suffers from a major depressive episode each year, many people still shy away from taking an antidepressant. Here’s why you shouldn’t avoid it if you need help.
A recently approved postpartum depression drug is expected to work faster than other antidepressants already on the market. An OB/GYN explains what we do and don’t know about it so far.
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A new ketamine nasal spray may help people with depression that hasn’t responded to treatment with available antidepressants. Psychiatrist Amit Anand, MD, explains the potential benefits and risks.
There are many reasons we are more at risk for a fall as we age. Find out the risk factors, and how you can remain graceful and keep your balance.
Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Here, psychologist Carolyn Fisher, PhD, explains why we sigh, and the relationship between sighing and emotion.
When men are depressed, they may not seem sad, but rather angry, irritable or aggressive. Here’s what to do to help fight male depression.
A new study shows prenatal depression is about 51 percent more common among millennial moms than it was in their mother’s generation 25 years ago. Our expert explains the possible causes ― and what action’s needed.
There’s no easy way to part with those we love. Wherever there is attachment and loss, there is the pull of grief. Learn how to cope when you are bereaved.