Psychology & Psychiatry

How depression and antidepressant drugs work

New research demonstrates the effectiveness of ketamine to treat depression in a mouse model of the disease and brings together two hypotheses for the cause of depression. The research, led by Bernhard L├╝scher, professor ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Nicotine patch shows promise in treating late-life depression

A Vanderbilt University Medical Center pilot study of treating late-life depression in nonsmokers with transdermal nicotine (nicotine patch) has yielded some promising results, but the study's author cautions that more study ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Nutrient supplements can give antidepressants a boost

An international evidence review has found that certain nutritional supplements can increase the effectiveness of antidepressants for people with clinical depression.

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