Depression is becoming all too common, and so, too, are antidepressants.
A new study suggests that middle-aged people between the ages of 30 and 49 that spend time on social media are more likely than millennials to report mental health problems.
Depression affects more than 150 million people worldwide, making it a leading cause of losing healthy years of life as a result of disability.
The British might be onto something. Earlier this year, we wrote about how they created a Minister of Loneliness, with the objective of helping their elderly citizens feel more connected and less socially isolated.
Many people have spoken out about the potential threats posed by psychiatric drugs.
In an effort to look for new forms of treatment for the seemingly worsening problem of depression and mental illness in the country, a group of researchers have come up with a potential solution: none other than ketamine, a known synthetic compound that is used as an anesthetic and analgesic drug.
Depression is a complex condition. Dysthymia, bipolar depression, adjustment disorder, atypical depression, seasonal affective disorder, postnatal depression are just some types.
Research continues to uncover the harmful side effects of energy drink consumption. A study revealed that energy drink consumption is linked to anxiety, depression, and stress in young male adults.
Depression can be a difficult illness to manage. Most people think of it largely as a mental illness, but the effects it can have on a person’s physical health are significant.
Often when people are feeling down they reach for the comfort foods like chocolate, cakes and other sweet indulgences, as these simple carbohydrates help boost mood.