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.
People who suffer from depression may not feel all of the benefits associated with physical activity.
It may be possible for depression to rub off on other people, new research has suggested.
Depression-related symptoms in children can be reduced through greater mindfulness at school.
Having Botox can result in people feeling more depressed, new research has found.
Depression in childhood could be linked to increased risk of heart problems, new research has indicated.
Boys born with a low birth weight could be at increased risk of suffering from depression during adolescence.
Guided self-help cognitive behavioural therapy (GSH-CBT) books could be a useful treatment for depression in primary care, new research has suggested.
Yoga could help to combat mild depression, new research has shown.
The effectiveness of treating depressive symptoms through the use of antidepressants has been called into question.
New research has highlighted the risks associated with depression among people who suffer a stroke.
Consuming sweetened drinks increases the risk that a person might suffer from depression, new research has suggested.
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