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It's a Gas: Possible Depression Treatment Worked Fast
Depression symptoms eased after treatment with nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas
Don't Let Depression Keep You Down — Treatment Can Help
Depression rate in the US was high, and only a third of patients were seeking treatment
Sleep Apnea Treatments May Also Ease Depression
Sleep apnea treatments like continuous positive airway pressure and mandibular advancement devices may also treat depression symptoms
Home Exercise: Help for Hopelessness in Heart Disease
Coronary heart disease patients felt better when they exercised regularly at home
Child Mental Health Disorder Rates May Not Be Rising
Hyperactivity in children increased, but other common child mental symptoms did not
Mild Depression May Slow Spine Surgery Recovery
Spinal stenosis operations may have better outcomes in patients with fewer depressive symptoms
Depression Common Among Women With Breast Cancer
Women with breast cancer had high rates of antidepressant use and hospital visits for depression
Women May Be More Prone to Post-Heart Attack Depression
Heart attacks among women tied to greater anxiety and depression than in men
Physical Activity May Combat Depression
Exercise may alleviate depression symptoms, but depression may keep patients from exercising
Exercise Early May Not Prevent Depression in Adolescents Later
Physical activity at age 14 not associated with reduced depression 3 years later
Some Antidepressants Associated With Dental Implant Failure
SSRIs may reduce bone mass and density necessary for dental implant success
Depression in Cancer Patients Went Untreated
Routine depression screenings may improve cancer patient care

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Tips for Finding a Therapist
More than twenty-five percent of American adults have received therapy for a mental health problem. If you're interested in seeking counseling of your own, you may have questions. Should you choose a psychologist or a psychiatrist?
What is Depression?
As many as 14 million Americans experience depression symptoms or uncontrollable sadness. To understand this illness it's important to realize that there are many different types of depression!
Treating Depression
There are many ways of treating depression, ranging from talk therapy to taking antidepressants like Prozac and Lexapro. Here are the various ways a psychiatrist may help you to treat the condition.
Top 10 Blue-Mood Boosters
Feeling blue is different than psychological depression, and natural remedies like diet and exercise, acupressure, and stress management can some times be very effective. In this video, we'll look at treating depression with these natural options.
You've no doubt heard of Prozac, or fluoxetine, as this prescription drug is known generically. One of the most common antidepressants, this SSRI can significantly improve a depressed person's life. Here's your Prozac primer.
Lexapro (Escitalalopram)
Lexapro, or escitalopram as its known generically, is one of the many prescription drugs used to treat depression. Find out why 18 million U.S. adults use this antidepressant.
Deep Depression on Campus
For some people, college is four years of fun. For others, it's four years of severe depression. If you're among the latter group, watch our video about depression on campus, and learn how therapy and medications can help you.
Zoloft (Sertraline Hydrochloride)
A pharmacist explains how Zoloft works, why doctors prescribe this antidepressant, and common side effects of the drug.