DepressionInfo Center

Blood Pressure Medications and Mental Health
What do blood pressure medications have to do with mood disorders? According to new research, there may be a link.
Depression and Gestational Diabetes
Depression and gestational diabetes may be linked, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Depression Might Affect COPD Rx Adherence
Depression may decrease adherence to medications for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study found.
New Warning For Aripiprazole
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about possible impulse-control problems, such as compulsive or uncontrollable urges, tied to a particular antipsychotic.
When Supplements, Antidepressants Team Up
Certain nutritional supplements may help antidepressants do their job better in patients with depression, a new study found.
SSRIs and Your Ticker
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) were not tied to heart problems in a recent study published in The BMJ .
Depressed? You May Find It Harder to Quit
Managing depression and trying to quit smoking at the same time can be a balancing act. But do depressed patients need additional support to quit?
The “Change” Doesn’t Have to Be the End
Women often dread menopause, recounting the hot flashes and mood swings of their mothers. A new review offers some insight into what it really means to go through the "change of life."
New Guidelines for Depression Treatment
Patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) are often prescribed one of two treatments: antidepressants or therapy. But which one works best?
Setting the Stage for More Depression Screening
Depression can strike at any age and may have serious effects. For that reason, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued new screening recommendations.