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Religion habit cuts anxiety in women
For many, religious activity changes between childhood and adulthood, and a new study finds this could affect one's mental health. (2008-01-01)

Serious physical illness linked to suicide in later life
Most people who commit suicide late in life suffer from depression, but the role of physical illness is less clear. A study in this week's BMJ finds that serious physical illness also carries an increased risk of suicide in elderly people. (2002-06-06)

Depression in African-American men may be barrier to high blood pressure control
A study from The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing concludes depression may sabotage efforts to control high blood pressure in urban, African-American men. The researchers found no direct link between depression and high blood pressure, but the depressed men were five times more likely to abuse alcohol, leading to behaviors that counteract efforts to control blood pressure. (2003-07-15)

For teens, online bullying worsens sleep and depression
Teens who experience cyberbullying are more likely to suffer from poor sleep, which in turn raises levels of depression, found a University at Buffalo study. (2019-05-09)

Research shows puberty changes the brains of boys and girls differently
Scientists have found that brain networks develop differently in males and females at puberty, with boys showing an increase in connectivity in certain brain areas, and girls showing a decrease in connectivity as puberty progresses. These analyses were focused on brain regions previously identified as conferring risk for mood problems in adolescents, suggesting an association, although this needs to be tested. This work is presented at the ECNP Congress in Copenhagen, and is based on a recent peer-reviewed publication. (2019-09-09)

Excessive Internet use is linked to depression
People who spend a lot of time browsing the 'Net are more likely to show depressive symptoms, according to the first large-scale study of its kind in the West by University of Leeds psychologists. (2010-02-02)

Depression puts low-income population at even greater risk for obesity and poor nutrition
In a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, researchers from the RAND Corporation report that for people receiving food assistance there are significant links between depression, poor dietary quality, and high body mass index. They suggest that understanding the risk of depression among Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants could be important to understanding the relationship among SNAP participation, diet, and weight. (2015-03-10)

Depression, behavioral changes may precede memory loss in Alzheimer's
Depression and behavioral changes may occur before memory declines in people who will go on to develop Alzheimer's disease, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. (2015-01-14)

Blood test might predict how well a depressed patient responds to antidepressants
Loyola University Medical Center researchers are reporting what could become the first reliable method to predict whether an antidepressant will work on a depressed patient. (2011-12-15)

Where to draw the line between mental health and illness?
Schizophrenia is considered an illness by nearly all Finns, while grief and homosexuality are not. On the other hand, opinions vary greatly on whether alcoholism, work exhaustion, drug addiction and gambling addiction are illnesses. In a study carried out with a Finnish dataset, researchers looked into which mental conditions from a group of 20 were considered illnesses and which were not by five different groups of people. (2019-06-06)

Preschool depression may continue into childhood
Depression among preschoolers appears to be a continuous, chronic condition rather than a transient developmental stage, according to a report in the August issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. (2009-08-03)

Nausea sometimes a red flag for anxiety and depression
People who experience nausea may be suffering from anxiety or depression, possible causes that should be investigated before aggressive treatments are begun for gastrointestinal disorders, according to a new study. (2002-03-06)

Collaborative care program reduces depression, anxiety in heart disease patients
Twelve weeks in a low-intensity collaborative care program improved depression symptoms and reduced anxiety in heart disease patients. A collaborative care program for depression uses a non-physician care manager to coordinate treatment among the patient, primary doctor and a psychiatrist. The study is the first to begin the collaborative care program in the hospital and the first to target a wide range of cardiac conditions. (2011-03-08)

Susan Nolen-Hoeksema to address the 19th Annual Association for Psychological Science Convention
One of the foremost experts in depression research, Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, will speak at the 19th annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science in Washington, D.C., May 24-27th. (2007-05-09)

Income inequalities are increasing the occurence of depression during financial crisis
This study showed clear existence of significant pro-rich inequalities in the prevalence of depression, suicidal ideation and suicide attempts. These inequalities have doubled over the past 10 years, in parallel to the widening income inequalities following the economic crisis. (2011-02-08)

Mindfulness just as effective as CBT for a broad range of psychiatric symptoms
Mindfulness group therapy has an equally positive effect as individual CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) for the treatment of a wide range of psychiatric symptoms in patients with depression, anxiety and stress-related disorders. Researchers made the finding in a new study from the Center for Primary Healthcare Research (CPF) in Malmö, which is a collaboration between Lund University in Sweden and Region Skåne. (2017-04-13)

Early stress confers lifelong vulnerability causing alterations in a specific brain region
Mount Sinai study establishes mechanism by which an early window of exposure defines the response to stress in adulthood. (2017-06-15)

NASA finds light rain in fading Tropical Depression 21E
Tropical Depression 21E never matured into a tropical storm and a NASA analysis of rainfall rates show the storm won't have that chance. (2019-11-18)

Some temper tantrum styles may be associated with clinical problems in preschool children
Temper tantrums are common among preschool children 3 to 6 years of age. Although these tantrums can range in duration and intensity, many parents often worry whether tantrums are also symptoms of more serious problems. A study published in the January issue of the Journal of Pediatrics suggests that certain types of tantrums may indicate serious emotional or behavioral disorders. (2007-12-19)

Discrimination associated with mental health woes in black teens
The vast majority of African-American and Afro-Caribbean youth face racial discrimination, and these experiences are associated with an increased risk of mental health problems, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 3, at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (2014-05-03)

Link seen between seizures and migraines in the brain
Seizures and migraines have always been considered separate physiological events in the brain, but now a team of engineers and neuroscientists looking at the brain from a physics viewpoint discovered a link between these and related phenomena. (2014-10-30)

Study examines meditation programs of psychological well-being
Mindfulness meditation programs may help reduce anxiety, depression and pain in some individuals, according to a review of medical literature by Madhav Goyal, M.D., M.P.H., of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and colleagues. (2014-01-06)

Closer personal relationships could help teens overcome learning disabilities
A new study from a Tel Aviv University researcher says that children with learning disabilities develop less secure attachments with mothers and teachers, and that closer and more secure relationships with parents and adults may help them overcome these disabilities. (2013-02-28)

Antidepressants fine-tune brain reward pathway to lessen neuropathic pain
Commonly used antidepressant drugs change levels of a key signaling protein in the brain region that processes both pain and mood, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published Aug. 24 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (2015-08-24)

Treating depressive symptoms from their roots
A wide range of compounds is on the market to ameliorate depressive symptoms, however their efficiency is achieved only after long periods of treatment and not in 100 percent of patients. Inserm researchers identified early cellular changes in the brain for the emergence of depressive symptoms, and a novel promising drug target. (2016-01-26)

Depression Less Frequent In Stroke Survivors Involved In Rehabilitation Programs With Social Support
Stroke rehabilitation programs that include a heavy emphasis on support and social activities may lead to less depression in people who have a brain attack, according to a study in this month's Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. (1998-02-06)

New Gene For Mental Illness
In the January 1998 issue of Molecular Psychiatry investigators from New York and Bethesda report that carriers of a single mutation in the Wolfram syndrome gene are 26 times more likely to require hospitalization for depression and/or suicide attempts than people who do not have a mutation in this gene. The authors estimate that 1 percent of the population, and 25 percent of the patients hospitalized for such psychiatric difficulties, may be carrying the gene. (1998-01-11)

Antidepressant-suicide link in youths absent in new analysis
In 2004, concerns about antidepressant drugs increasing suicidal thoughts and behaviors in young patients prompted the FDA to issue a rare (2012-02-06)

Depression tied to higher risk of heart disease death
Depression can double the risk of death or repeat heart disease in heart attack patients, according to two reviews of more than 40 studies that examine the link between depression and heart disease. The reviews are published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine. (2005-01-04)

Doubts cast on organophosphate poisoning as cause of Gulf War Syndrome depression
Research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health casts doubt on the belief that organophosphate poisoning causes symptoms of depression among Gulf War veterans and farmers, who are exposed regularly to these chemicals. (2006-12-20)

Blood test accurately distinguishes depressed patients from healthy controls
The initial assessment of a blood test to help diagnose major depressive disorder indicates it may become a useful clinical tool. A team including Massachusetts General Hospital researchers reports that analyzing levels of nine biomarkers accurately distinguished patients diagnosed with depression from control participants without significant false-positive results. (2012-02-01)

Bright light therapy improves sleep disturbances in soldiers with combat PTSD
Bright light therapy produced a significantly greater improvement than placebo in sleep disturbances specific to PTSD. Bright light therapy also produced a moderate improvement in PTSD symptoms and depression. The study involved 16 soldiers with combat-related PTSD who served in Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom. Eight soldiers received 10,000 lux of bright light therapy for 30 minutes each day, and eight participants received sham treatment with an inactivated negative ion generator. (2010-06-07)

The anxiety of exposure
Researchers from the Higher School of Economics (Perm), in collaboration with an American colleague, confirmed the theory that impostor syndrome fully mediates the link between perfectionism and psychological distress. (2019-04-09)

Genetic variation linked to response to anxiety could inform personalised therapies
A new study in marmoset monkeys suggests that individual variation in genes alters our ability to regulate emotions, providing new insights that could help in the development of personalised therapies to tackle anxiety and depression. (2019-07-02)

Researchers find novel drug target for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder
A team of researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine has identified a promising therapeutic target in the brain, serotonin 1B, that could lead to the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This is the first evidence of a potential drug target for the condition. (2011-09-05)

Mental health of children most harmed before divorce
The most harm to a child's mental health takes place in the years before parents split up, according to a University of Alberta study that suggests staying together for the sake of the kids is not always the right choice. (2005-12-13)

Coming undone: How stress unravels the brain's structure
The helpless behavior that is commonly linked to depression and post-traumatic stress disorder is preceded by stress-related losses of synapses -- microscopic connections between brain cells -- in the brain's hippocampal region, researchers at Yale School of Medicine report in the March 1 issue of Biological Psychiatry. (2009-03-03)

Successful treatment of mothers with depression helps their children, too
Children whose mothers are depressed are more likely to suffer from anxiety, mental-health problems and disruptive behavior than those whose moms aren't. And if the mothers don't get better, these kids' problems often become worse, new research shows. (2006-03-21)

A link between antidepressants and type 2 diabetes
University of Alberta researcher Lauren Brown has found people with depression are at an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Brown's results discovered the risk of diabetes almost doubled for those who were taking a combination of antidepressants. (2008-03-25)

UNC researchers investigate estrogen to prevent depression and cardiovascular disease
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have launched a new clinical trial to determine if estrogen replacement therapy may help prevent depression and cardiovascular illness in women between the ages of 45 and 55. (2011-01-12)

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