The researchers theorized that this increased effectiveness was due not to “antidepressant” properties, but rather to the drug’s side effects, which include insomnia, drowsiness, and nausea.
Swedish study suggests experiencing adversity in childhood is linked to dying by suicide as an adolescent or young adult.
A new study in the journal PNAS explores whether brain scans are ineffective at identifying criminal intent in carefully designed situations.
Previously taking antidepressants could make individuals less likely to respond to treatment for bipolar II depression.
Researchers found that veterans with both conditions had higher odds of being prescribed second-generation antipsychotics than those presenting with just PTSD.
Men who report being self-reliant may be at greater risk of suicidal thinking.
Randomized controlled trial finds yoga intervention reduces depression severity.
An article published in Pediatrics is the first to examine the relationship between physical activity and depression in middle childhood (years 6 to 10) longitudinally.
What meaning do psychological constructs really hold, and how are they operationalized and statistically modeled within psychology research?
The “Mediterranean diet” has been associated with reduced risk of depressive symptoms, and a new study demonstrates that dietary changes may be an effective treatment intervention.
Criticisms of the DSM-5 spark alternative proposals and calls to reform diagnostic systems in the mental health field.
Researchers experimenting on mice found that Lactobacillus—the probiotic commonly found in yogurt—may help reduce depressive symptoms in reaction to chronic stressors. But human studies have found mixed results.
Kev Harding argues against conceptualizations of therapy as a ‘cure’ to an ‘illness’ and instead offers alternative approaches.
A new study suggests that depressive symptoms in older adults can be improved with non-invasive behavioral activation techniques. These approaches appear to have a preventative effect, serving to prevent further depressive symptoms from developing.
Findings show that despite increases in treatment availability, the prevalence of mental health issues has not decreased.
Behind the U.S. task force recommendation to screen all children and adults for depression.
Transitioning into poverty linked to behavioral issues in children, but may be mitigated by mother’s mental health.
Findings point to association between race and the mental health care experiences of African-American and White veterans.
Three phase III clinical trials assessing the efficacy of Lundbeck’s investigational drug idalopirdine for Alzheimer’s disease have failed
A study published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience proposes a new model for the treatment of adolescents diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD).
Sir Robin Murray, a professor at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience in London, states that he ignored social factors that contribute to ‘schizophrenia’ for too long. He also reports that he neglected the negative effects antipsychotic medication has on the brain.
A new study analyzing over 21,000 participants found that differences in activation of brain regions in different psychological “disorders” may have been overestimated, and confirms that there is still no brain scan capable of diagnosing a mental health concern.
Study finds antidepressant use is linked to increase in hip fractures in community-dwelling older adults with and without Alzheimer’s disease.
New research suggests that treatable metabolic abnormalities underlie some treatment-resistant cases of depression—and treating the metabolic condition has the possibility of dramatically reducing depressive symptoms
Researchers at Harvard Medical School highlight the need for mental health clinicians to explore the meaning of physical symptoms and pain