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Telltale Clues That Your Child Is Depressed

SATURDAY, April 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Know what to look for if you suspect your child or teen may be depressed. "In children and adolescents who are depressed, you may notice more irritability and loss of interest rather than just…

Abandoning Your Workouts May Bring on the Blues

MONDAY, April 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Before you give up on your exercise program, know that new research suggests the decision may put more than your fitness at risk. It might also make you vulnerable to depression, according to a review…

Heart-Healthy 'DASH' Diet May Also Help Lower Depression Risk

TUESDAY, Feb. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Eating plenty of vegetables, fruits and whole grains may lower your risk of depression, new research suggests. "Making a lifestyle change -- such as changing your diet -- is often preferred over…

Depression Common in U.S., Women Hit Hardest

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in 10 U.S. adults has depression, and the rate is almost twice as high for women as men, health officials say. National survey data showed that more than 8 percent of adults aged 20 and…

No Proof At-Home 'Cranial Stimulation' Eases Depression

MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Devices that send electrical pulses to the brain -- in the comfort of your own home -- are a treatment option for depression and certain other conditions. But a new research review finds little evidence…

Many With Depression Delay, Avoid Treatment

THURSDAY, Feb. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-third of people newly diagnosed with depression start treatment quickly, and seniors and minorities are the least likely to get help in a timely fashion, a new study finds. For the study,…