Therapy dogs can help humans heal and Fur Ball Story, a Gurugram-based startup, is bringing these dogs closer to people to reduce stress and depression.
According to weather experts, depression is observed in the initial stages and at the end of any cyclonic storm.
Parents who yell or swear at their teenagers can cause some of the same problems as hitting them would, including increased risk of depression and aggressive behaviour, a new study has found.
According to a study, moderate amounts of alcohol consumed may have similar protective effects on depression to those that have been observed for coronary heart disease
The 25-year-old Jiah Khan was found hanging at her flat in Juhu on Monday night. Though she did not leave behind a suicide note, it is said depression due to failure on personal and professional fronts led her to take the drastic step.
Depression could be diagnosed before onset as some people with a family history of mood disorder have increased activity in a part of the brain that processes emotions even before they become unwell, a study has found.
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, William Black, Professor at University of Missouri shared his views on recession and depression.
Yoga - the 5,000-year-old Indian meditative practice - may have positive effects on major psychiatric disorders, including depression, schizophrenia and sleep problems, according to a review of over 100 studies.
Depression affects large numbers of footballers in the English professional game according to a survey by soccer magazine Four Four Two.
Researchers claim to have developed a new drug to treat depression that works through the same mechanism as the fast-acting antidepressant ketamine but has minimal side effects.
Leading mental health experts are calling for school children to be screened for risk of mental illnesses such as depression and have devised a test that reliably identifies those at high risk.
British scientists have identified biological markers in the blood which should help doctors match patients to the best type of treatment for depression.
The risk of a new depression - a sustained, severe recession - has struck fear into the heart of markets and driven monetary policy in developed economies since the current financial crisis began.
Alembic Pharmaceuticals and US-based Breckenridge Pharmaceutical have been named co-defendants in a Para IV lawsuit filed by Pfizer in relation to their abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) to market desvenlafaxine succinate extended-release tablets in 50mg and 100mg strength.
Pharma and bio-technology company Wockhardt has received tentative approval from the US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) for marketing 20mg, 30mg and 60mg delayed release capsules of Duloxetine Hydrochloride, a drug used for treating depression.
Oprah Winfrey kicked off her last original episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show by telling a studio audience that the broadcast would be a simple, celebrity-free affair focused on what her audience has meant to her.
Scientists say they have discovered the first solid evidence that variations in some peoples' genes may cause depression - one of the world's most common and costly mental illnesses.
Actor David Arquette, the estranged husband of former "Friends" star Courteney Cox, has checked into rehab to deal with alcohol and depression issues, according to news reports on Sunday.