Psychology & Psychiatry

Processed, high-fat foods linked with depression

(PhysOrg.com) -- People who eat a diet laden with processed and high-fat foods may put themselves at greater risk of depression, according to UCL (University College London) research published today.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Targeting inflammation to treat depression

Researchers at Emory University have found that a medication that inhibits inflammation may offer new hope for people with difficult-to-treat depression. The study was published Sept. 3 in the online version of Archives of ...

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Depression linked to girls with early menstruation

Girls who begin menstruating at an early age are at greater risk of depressive symptoms during their adolescence, according to new research by academics from the University of Bristol and the University of Cambridge.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Internet-CBT can help people with hypochondriasis

Internet-based cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) can be an effective treatment for people with hypochondriasis. This according to a novel study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet published in the The British Journal ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A simpler definition for major depressive disorder

Researchers from Rhode Island Hospital's department of psychiatry propose that the definition for major depressive disorder (MDD) should be shortened to include only the mood and cognitive symptoms that have been part of ...

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People with depression eat more chocolate, a mood food

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that women and men eat more chocolate as depressive symptoms increase, suggesting an association between mood and chocolate.

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