Secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) is a later stage of multiple sclerosis. This article provides an overview of the condition, including its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
Night owls often face various health risks due to the misalignment between their body clocks and regular work schedules. A few easy adjustments could help.
A new review suggests that low-grade inflammation may sometimes directly affect motivation. Its authors want to explore possible links with depression.
New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety.
A new, small trial finds that low-amp electroconvulsive therapy is highly effective in reducing suicidal ideation while having no cognitive side effects.
In this article, we discuss the psychology behind learned helplessness — a state in which a person feels unable to change a stressful situation, even when change becomes possible. We look at the background of the theory and ways to overcome this state.
May is Mental Health Month. In this month's letter, Managing Editor Honor talks about the importance of self-love for mental health and well-being.
A new study finds a link between different forms of allergies and either anxiety or depression. Future research, however, must verify these associations.
A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression.
A recent study investigates whether physical activity can improve well-being and reduce symptoms in the population of an inpatient psychiatric unit.
A clinical trial for intranasal esketamine found it effective and safe for severe depression, leading to an FDA approval. But is this the end of the road?
Research presented at the American Psychiatric Association conference finds a link between Mediterranean diets and a lower depression risk later in life.
According to new research, the brain’s response to inflammation may explain why depression is more common in women than it is in men.
Researchers assess which aspects of working memory are affected by age, sleep quality, and mood and whether these factors work in unison or independently.
A new study in mouse models shows that a high-fat diet can alter signaling mechanisms in the brain, leading to depression-like behaviors.
A recent study concludes that while exercising often relieves symptoms of depression in men, it may not be as effective for women.
Depression increases the risk of chronic constipation. A new study in mice examines the mechanism behind this relationship and trials a new drug.
A recent study concludes that living alone is strongly linked to poorer mental health. According to the analysis, the main driver seems to be loneliness.
New research from Sweden has found an intriguing link between anxiety, depression, and obesity among children and teenagers ages 6–17 years.
New research in mice pinpoints some of the key mechanisms that ketamine triggers in the brain to fight the symptoms and characteristics of depression.
Experiencing depression is more than simply feeling unhappy, fed up or sad for a few days. Everyone has moments of feeling down throughout the day, but depression is persistent for weeks or months and is a real illness with real symptoms. Symptoms of depression include lasting feelings of sadness, hopelessness, losing interest in the things you enjoy and anxiety. The severity of symptoms can vary, but the good news is that with the right treatment and support, people can often make a full recovery.Subscribe to Depression feed