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The researcher discusses potential risk factors for depression and schizophrenia.
  • People Behind the Science
  • 33 min
People who react strongly to placebos also react strongly to antidepressants, and vice versa, according to new research.
  • The Dana Foundation
Using studies of families and brain imaging of children, researchers find potential biomarkers of risk.
  • The Dana Foundation
For people with seasonal affective disorder, the changing seasons can make them sadder than most, to the point of depression. Why does this happen? And what can we do about it?
  • American Chemical Society
  • 4 min
A series of recent studies now offers preliminary evidence that depression may, indeed, alter aspects of perception.
  • The Dana Foundation
While many people feel sad, some people feel extremely sad for long periods of time. Depression is not just something we feel when we want to be dramatic.
People with depression often report dramatic changes in mood over the course of the day.
  • BrainFacts/SfN