Jessica Pan's new memoir offers a glimpse at a better world—one where we're open to meaningful interactions, rather than stuck in isolation.
Universities are increasingly turning to graduate programs to balance their books. Students are shouldering the costs.
A new study finds that older Americans with risk factors for harming themselves or others don't seem to be any less likely to have access to firearms than anyone else their age.
Getting off my antidepressant was hell. I'm not alone—and the pharmaceutical industry isn't helping.
Women with lower socioeconomic status are among those at a higher risk for developing postpartum depression—and the new treatment is estimated to cost $34,000 per patient.
Scientists have studied the potential for ketamine to treat severe depression for years, but this is the first time the FDA has indicated its use as an antidepressant.
A new study from the Pew Research Center shows 70 percent of teens see depression and anxiety as a major problem among their peers.
New research points to a possible precursor to America's suicide and opioid epidemics.
With suicide rising among undiagnosed American depressives, I recognized it was time to admit I needed help.
A common talking point among anti-abortion activists is debunked.
A variety of factors, including shallow community networks and language barriers, can compound the effects of postpartum mood disorders among immigrant women. Yet the research still falls startlingly behind.
Laura's Law could provide a middle ground between the old norm of total institutionalization and the new one of total abandonment. But the statute is struggling to reconcile forestalling tragedies with patients' rights.
British researchers report surrounding yourself with emotionally healthy friends is an effective way to avoid—or recover from—depression.