DepressionInfo Center

Tamoxifen and Antidepressants: The New Findings
Breast cancer survivors are often prescribed antidepressants to ward off hot flashes and other side effects of the cancer drug tamoxifen. But some experts worry that this practice may make tamoxifen less effective.
How to Fight Depression After a Heart Attack
After a heart attack, taking care of your body is very important — and so is taking care of your mind.
For Teens, Paroxetine Might Pose Problems
Sometimes a second look shows a whole different picture. At least that was the case with a depression medication called paroxetine (brand names Aropax, Paxil, Seroxat).
A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Mind
Comfort foods like chocolate can give you a temporary emotional boost. But if you're looking to stave off depression in the long term, you may want to choose an apple instead.
Help for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Many women have cramps or irritability in the days leading up to their periods. For some women, however, things can get a whole lot worse. But one treatment may help.
Are Antidepressants Safe During Pregnancy?
The question of whether to take antidepressants during pregnancy is an intimate and complicated one. But if you're pregnant (or trying to be) and you have depression, you may want to consider the risks.
Got Insomnia? Change the Way You Think
If insomnia is keeping you up at night, you may want to change how you think.
When 'Low T' Gets You Down
For some men, low testosterone levels may be tied to a common mental health problem.
For Menopausal Women, Rx May Up Fracture Risk
Women going through menopause may take antidepressants to help treat mood swings and hot flashes. These medications, however, may up women's risk of injury.
How Online Bullying Could Affect Mental Health
While social media tools like Facebook have many positive aspects, they may have opened the door for a new type of bullying, which may be adding to depression among young people.