depression

Researchers have found promising results for treating depression with a video game interface that targets underlying cognitive issues associated with depression rather than just managing the symptoms.

Post-stroke depression (PSD) affects about one-third of all stroke survivors, according to a new joint statement by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. It is the groups' first such statement on post-stroke depression.

Depression, anxiety and other mental health concerns take on added dimensions when a woman is expecting a baby or has just had a child. Questions arise about how best to treat these conditions during this stage of a woman’s life.

A study published today in JAMA Pediatrics links the use of antidepressants during pregnancy to an increased risk of autism in children.

Individuals with depression are more than twice as likely to have hospitalizations that might be preventable with timely outpatient medical care in the community, a new study finds.

In June 2013, Noranne Skaanland, an avid cyclist, was in the home stretch of a 20-mile bike ride. She had less than a mile to go to her house in Enumclaw, Wash., when a pickup truck cut a corner. The 60-year old mother of three was hit.

[The first paragraph's reference to the shortage of mental-health care in Washington has been clarified.]

Depression and type 2 diabetes were each associated with an increased risk for dementia.

Wayne Katon, vice chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and a pioneer in collaborative mental health care, died March 1 from lymphoma. He was 64.

Greater access to green space is associated with less depression, according to a new study of twins from the University of Washington School of Public Health.

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