Empathy and Depression

Depression and anxiety are two sides of a very undesirable coin.  They are opposites, but often go hand in hand….

Depression has an external cause

My sister yelled at me for not knowing the directions to Century 21. After this incident, I remained depressed for…

Gestational diabetes and depression

Mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have an elevated risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms, according to a new…

Treating Depression in Parkinson Disease

The pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease involves the degeneration of dopamine-releasing neurons in a brain region called the substantia nigra. Dopamine…

How Janet Jackson Fights Depression

Janet Jackson is opening up about her battle with depression and her journey to find peace in her life. Jackson,…

Can exercise prevent depression?

Depression is one of the most common—and most stigmatized—illnesses of our time. To help people understand it, cope with it,…