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This New Blood Test Could Change the Way We Treat Depression

Personalized treatment could be around the corner for millions of Americans suffering from the mental illness.

Kristen Bell Tells Us What It's Really Like to Live with Depression and Anxiety

Kristen knows what's up—and she's worth listening to.

Are Antidepressants the New Cure-All?

Spoiler alert: No. But the way doctors are over-prescribing them might make you think they are.

This Woman Bravely Shows What a Panic Attack Really Looks Like

She's going #nofilter on Facebook to take a stand against the mental illness stigma.

Here's Scientific Proof Running Clears Your Mind from Emotional Stress

Yet another reason we love to pound the pavement.

9 Ways to Fight Depression—Besides Taking Antidepressants

Help doesn't just come in a prescription bottle.

The Combination of Exercise and Meditation Can Decrease Depression

Give depression a one-two punch with this regimen.

Experts Say You Should Be Screened for Depression Annually

Screenings for depression should be a regular part of your run-of-the-mill checkup.

Could Eating More Fat Reduce Your Risk of Suicidal Tendencies?

Feeling extra blue? Make sure you're eating enough fat.

A New Drug Could Revolutionize The Way We Treat Depression

A new breakthrough could mean a speedier treatment.

6 Subtle Signs of Postpartum Depression

What Hayden Panettiere wants you to know about about PPD

What Helping Suicidal Strangers Is Really Like

Could you handle talking to someone in a life-or-death crisis?

How Bad and Good Carbs Affect Your Brain

See why some carbs boost brain health while others cause mental anguish.

The Not-So-Healthy Fats Making You Depressed

But, despite this science, you still shouldn't nix fats all together.

Your Phone Can Pick Up On Depression Better Than You Can

How and where we use our phones can predict depression with nearly 90 percent accuracy, says new study.

How Hiking Can Help with Depression

A new study says taking a walk on the wild side (literally) has some serious perks.

Antidepressants May Be Messing With Your Morals

New research shows how altering our brain chemicals can also change our values and decisions.

Your Nightmares Could Be a Sign of This Mood Disorder

Waking up from freaky dreams could be a sign you're suffering from more than just stress or anxiety.

How These 4 Illegal Drugs Are Treating Mental Illness

A new wave of research suggests that psychedelic drugs, unlike traditional antidepressants, may be able to provide long-lasting relief quickly for those dealing with some of our most common mental illnesses.

Your iPad May Up Your Risk for Cancer

How artificial lights can affect your risk for breast cancer, diabetes, depression, and more.

USDA Considers Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Depression

New USDA considerations tout the powers of these brain foods.

Have an Amazing Orgasm: Check Your Prescriptions

The culprit behind your low libido may be in your medicine cabinet. Improve your sex life by finding out which 'scripts affect your desire to get down.

This Weird Test Could Predict Anxiety and Depression

Science could predict your likelihood of mental illness just by judging how you respond to a picture of a face.

The Truth About Postpartum Depression

Recent research sheds new light on the diagnosis and treatment options for postpartum depression.