Depression

People who feel trapped and defeated by their current situation are more likely to be at risk of developing clinical depression and anxiety than the general population, according to research presented at a Society conference.
The British Psychological Society is pleased to endorse the NICE Quality Standards for Depression in children and young people that are published today.
People who think about themselves will experience higher brain activity if they are suffering from depression, new researc
Children and young people who experience racism may endure poor mental health, depression and anxiety as a consequence, new research has indicated.
A groundbreaking two-year study launched by the BBC has revealed that there are a number of biological, circumstantial and psychological factors that can act as triggers for mental health probl
The children of women who experience depression during pregnancy may be at increased risk of suffering from depression when they get older.
NICE - the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - has published a new quality standard on depression in children and young people.
People in the UK who suffer from depression could benefit from collaborative care, new research has suggested.
Women may be at greater risk of postpartum depression if they live in large urban areas, new research has suggested.
Different approaches to psychotherapy are all beneficial to people battling depression.
An initiative that will see numerous pop-up bakeries opening across the UK in August could prove beneficial for people suffering from depression.
People suffering from depression tend to set themselves more generalised personal targets than those who do not experience the condition.
Young people often turn to social networking sites in order to reach out when they are feeling depressed.
Having casual sex can be negatively associated with well-being, new research has suggested.
Monday’s edition of Panorama looked at concerns that some widely prescribed antidepressants can double the risk of a child being born with a heart defect.
Using antidepressants during pregnancy may not be worth the risk for mothers experiencing mild to moderate depression, it has been suggested.
There needs to be more support given to men experiencing depression and anxiety, new research has claimed.
Women who suffer from depression or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after being subject to abuse are not receiving the mental health services they require, new
Children with mothers who did not complete high school are twice as likely to experience depression in early adulthood as those born to women who obtained a high school diploma.
Newly-released figures have highlighted the prevalence of mild mental illness among people living in the UK.
At least half of patients diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) also suffer from depression.
Adults who do not have any obvious symptoms of depression should not have routine screening for the condition.
Publication of US psychiatry's updated diagnostic code has provoked renewed debate in recent weeks over the extent to which mental illness ought to be framed as a psychosocial or a biological problem.
Girls whose fathers were absent during their early childhood are more likely to suffer from depression during their adolescence, new research has suggested.
Severe depression in chronic pain patients could be prevented by targeting feelings of mental defeat.
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