Depression "is not a mood, it's a psychological disorder," says John Moe, podcaster and author of "The Hilarious World of Depression." "Simplistic solutions [are] useless to the point of being insulting. It's like saying, 'Just go for a nice walk and you won't have such leukemia.'"
"I won't unfriend depression. While the friend wants to kill me, I have learned to deny it the means and opportunity to do so, so we're good. Honestly, the perspective that depression has on the world can be edifying even if it is full of distortions," says podcaster John Moe.
The federal government is lined up to borrow and spend trillions of dollars to combat the economic crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.
The company Mindbloom just opened a new center in New York to treat people with depression and anxiety using ketamine.
The study was based on surveys with more than 18,000 adult Hong Kong residents.
The rock icon talked about his struggles with depression during the holiday season in a very personal Instagram post.
Action needs to be taken to tackle air pollution, experts told Newsweek.
Researchers gave participants a dose of psilocybin and watched their reactions to see whether the drug is safe.
Scientists monitored rats reaction to stress over a 21-day period to find out what brain mechanisms affected their susceptibility or resilience to anhedonia.
Most parents think children should be screened for depression at school.
"We're only just beginning to understand what the therapeutic potential of cannabis may be for a variety of health conditions," an author of the study said.
A researcher told Newsweek the study suggests smoking is not only bad for our physical health, but our mental health, too.
The study evaluated more than 200,000 cases over a two-year period, discovering lower survival rates among veterans with pain, even when controlling for a history of suicide attempts.
A play on "emotional support dogs," Horizon Foundation coined the phrase, in part, to be funny. It's also supposed to reduce the sense of hesitation some feel when their loved ones struggle with depression or anxiety.
Narcissism is one of the dark triad personality traits alongside machiavellianism and psychopathy.
The study follows research linking 9/11 to a decrease in male births.
"I grew up a pretty anxious and depressed kid," Wilson tells Newsweek. "When I found that I could make people laugh, that was my solution."
Scientists looked at data on millions of people to learn more about air pollution and mental health.
She also defended other contentious statements about anti-depressants.
The findings come amid what is known as the "psychedelic renaissance."
The fact Pete Buttigieg and Seth Moulton went on record with their experiences of PTSD and depression suggests Americans are becoming far more accepting of mental health issues.
Some commenters embraced the opportunity to share their experiences, while others dismissed it as a superficial take on a deeply serious matter.
Scientists built a gym for hospitalized mental health patients to see if exercise could ease their symptoms.
Anxiety, depression and drug addiction are the leading problems in a deepening mental health crisis among America's young people.
Researchers did not find a link between using the drug and developing anxiety, however.
Evidence suggests a person's eye color could play a role in their development of the little-understood form of clinical depression.