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Most antidepressants fail to treat children, teenagers

June 11, 2016 12:45 pm

Major depressive disorder is common in children and adolescents, affecting around 3 per cent of children aged 6 to 12 years and about 6 per cent of teenagers aged 13 to 18 years.

Just one trusted friend can help you overcome depression

June 09, 2016 6:20 pm

Now, what are friends for!

Chronic stress can cause structural changes in the brain

June 03, 2016 5:17 pm

Suffering from stress, anxiety and depression? Your brain might change its shape!

Beware! Binge eating can trigger depression

June 01, 2016 7:54 pm

Do you tend to binge very often? It's time to stop now.

Depression can lower your chances of becoming pregnant: Study

May 26, 2016 12:10 pm

Depression lowers your chances of motherhood and regardless of psychotropic medication treatment it may delay your conception.

Certain genes related to mood, stress can impact longevity

May 25, 2016 7:01 pm

A series of genes involved in mood and stress disorders could have an impact on the longevity. Researchers suggest these genes are targets for therapeutic interventions.

Parents undergoing depression can turn kids into troublemakers

May 13, 2016 12:33 pm

According to researchers, parental depression contributes to greater brain activity in areas linked to risk-taking in adolescent children, leading to more rule-breaking behaviours.

Social activities lower depression in older adults with dementia

May 05, 2016 12:51 pm

Older adults with dementia benefited from exercise and group activity in a study.

Is your spouse depressed? It can hamper you in more ways than you think

May 04, 2016 3:55 pm

Frailty, a condition that affects 10 percent of people aged 65 and older, can make older adults more prone to disability, falls, hospitalisation and a shorter lifespan.

Depressed? Exercise can help but then again, it depends on your genes

April 30, 2016 1:16 pm

Exercise can help people with certain genetic traits lower depressive symptoms more, says a new study.