Tag: Depressive Disorder

Innovation, Research

Can changes in brain energy pathways cause depression?

March 27, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The World Health Organization (WHO) describe depression as “the leading cause of disability worldwide.” It affects more than 300 million people around the world. Experts believe that many factors contribute to major depressive disorder (MDD). These include genetics, environmental factors […]


Mental health conditions on the rise among US students

October 29, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Sara Oswalt, from the University of Texas at San Antonio, is the lead author of the new study, which was published in the Journal of American College Health. According to estimates that the scientists cite, around 26 percent of people […]

Innovation, Research

Computerized brain shows how depressive episodes affect memory

June 8, 2018

Via: The Medical News

It was already known that people who suffer an acute depressive episode are less likely to remember current events, but the new model suggests that older memories are also affected. During a depressive episode, the brain’s ability to produce new […]