Tag: depression

Depression With MS Can Be a Fatal Mix

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Depression and multiple sclerosis (MS) tend to travel together, new research finds, and...

Number of Global Deaths by Suicide Increased Over 30 Years

The overall global number of deaths by suicide increased by almost 20,000 during the past 30 years, new research shows. The increase occurred despite a...

Long COVID Symptoms Can Persist for More Than 1 Year, Study Shows

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nearly one half of people who are hospitalized with COVID-19 suffer...

Phone-Snubbing Friends Can Be a Sign of Mental Illness

Aug. 25, 2021 — Phone snubbing: You may have done it, or someone you know is guilty of it. It happens when one person...

What You Should Know About Depression

Depression is common: Almost 16 million Americans deal with it every year. But for those who have it, explaining their feelings can be hard. It...

Is It Time for a Checkup?

You may go to the doctor to get regular checkups of your body, but what about your mind? Everyone deals with tough times, but even...

Global Youth Depression and Anxiety Doubled During Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID-19 pandemic doubled international rates of child and adolescent psychological...

This Mexican startup makes psychiatric treatment 90% cheaper and that won even Mark Zuckerberg’s sister, his new investor

August 10, 2021 15+ min read This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. Opinions...

Drug or Exercise for Geriatric Depression? It Depends

Among older adults with mild-to-moderate depressive disorder diagnosed during a primary care visit, antidepressant medication or supervised group exercise sessions may decrease symptoms to a...

Study Highlights Effect of Acne in Adult Women on Quality of Life

Adult women with acne describe significant impacts on their lived experience of acne, including concerns about appearance, mental and emotional health consequences, and disruption to...

Steps Toward Managing Anxiety in the Age of COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19’s ever-changing trajectory has led to a notable rise in anxiety-related...

Depression Treatment Is Different for Everyone

Depression is a mood disorder marked by feelings of sadness and a loss of interest in things you usually enjoy doing. You might also have...

Social Withdrawal, Rumination, and More

When Orion Lyonesse is getting depressed, she turns into a hermit. She doesn’t want to leave the house (not even to pick up the mail),...

Olympic Athletes Vulnerable to Everyday Health Risks

On the field of play, Olympic athletes appear to be superhuman ― stronger, faster, and fitter than the rest of us ― and in picture-perfect...

AHS Releases Updated Guidance on New Migraine Treatments

An updated consensus statement from the American Headache Society (AHS) offers detailed recommendations on the use of novel acute and preventive treatments in adult patients...

The Link Between Stress and Depression

When you think of stress, it probably brings negative emotions to mind. But some stress is good for you, like the anticipation you feel when...

Political Support of Permanent DST Concerns Sleep Scientists

The reintroduction of congressional bills that aim to end seasonal time change and move permanently to daylight saving time (DST) – and action on the...

Mental Health Woes Prevalent in Women With Urinary Incontinence

Women with urinary incontinence are significantly more likely to have mental health problems than women without incontinence, results of a large survey suggest. In a...

Drug Effective in Treating Symptoms of Postpartum Depression

Those suffering from postpartum depression may have a more convenient treatment option, compared with the only drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration to...

Postpartum Depression Affects Dads, Too

July 6, 2021 — Postpartum depression isn’t just something new mothers can get. Turns out it can affect new fathers, too, according to a...

Profound Brain Changes Found in Patients Who Died of COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The most comprehensive molecular study to date of brain tissue from...

Cannabis Use Tied to Increased Risk for Suicidal Thoughts, Actions

Young adults who use cannabis ― either sporadically, daily, or those who have cannabis use disorder ― have a significantly increased risk for suicidal thoughts...

Key Driver of Fish Oil’s Antidepressant Effects Revealed

A key molecular mechanism underpinning the anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, and neuroprotective effects of omega-3 fatty acids has been identified.   In findings that could lead to...

Neurodegeneration Complicates Psychiatric Care in Parkinson’s

Managing depression and anxiety in Parkinson’s disease should start with a review of medications and involve multidisciplinary care, according to a recent summary of evidence....

High Rates of Work-Related Trauma, PTSD in Intern Physicians

Work-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is three times higher in interns than the general population, new research shows. Investigators assessed PTSD in more than 1100...