Depression

Depression is a serious medical illness that involves the brain. It's more than just a feeling of being "down in the dumps" or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 20 million people in the United States who have depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life.

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Injuries could increase for players returning to contact sports after prolonged training restrictions

Injuries could increase for players returning to contact sports after prolonged training restrictions

Study: One-third of Parkinson's patients experienced increased symptoms during lockdown

Study: One-third of Parkinson's patients experienced increased symptoms during lockdown

Incarceration and police discrimination may worsen health of Black sexual minority men

Incarceration and police discrimination may worsen health of Black sexual minority men

Survey reveals significant mental health impact during COVID-19 pandemic

Survey reveals significant mental health impact during COVID-19 pandemic

Study shows early promise of using laughing gas to relieve veterans' PTSD symptoms

Study shows early promise of using laughing gas to relieve veterans' PTSD symptoms

LRI profiling tool can help choose the most effective psychological therapies

LRI profiling tool can help choose the most effective psychological therapies

New Yorkers grown more hesitant about resuming normal activities, survey shows

New Yorkers grown more hesitant about resuming normal activities, survey shows

More than one-third of excess deaths in pandemic's early months linked to other causes

More than one-third of excess deaths in pandemic's early months linked to other causes

Infant sleep problems can be linked to mental disorders in adolescence

Infant sleep problems can be linked to mental disorders in adolescence

Depression is prevalent during menopause, confirms study

Depression is prevalent during menopause, confirms study

Researchers track brain receptor as it transmits or inhibits neural signals

Researchers track brain receptor as it transmits or inhibits neural signals

Morning sickness should be described as nausea and sickness, argue researchers

Morning sickness should be described as nausea and sickness, argue researchers

‘More than physical health’: Gym helps 91-year-old battle isolation

‘More than physical health’: Gym helps 91-year-old battle isolation

COVID-19 survivors should be screened for PTSD, experts warn

COVID-19 survivors should be screened for PTSD, experts warn

Air pollution associated with infant mortality finds study

Air pollution associated with infant mortality finds study

Older people less likely to share memories of their past experiences

Older people less likely to share memories of their past experiences

Ladder falls have long-lasting psychological impact for older males

Ladder falls have long-lasting psychological impact for older males

UNC researcher leads nationwide survey assessing mental health effects of COVID-19 pandemic

UNC researcher leads nationwide survey assessing mental health effects of COVID-19 pandemic

Repeated surgeries have no major psychological impact on children born with cleft lip and palate

Repeated surgeries have no major psychological impact on children born with cleft lip and palate

Irritable bowel disease heightens the risk of dementia

Irritable bowel disease heightens the risk of dementia