Atypical depression

It is one of the variants of depressive disorders. In addition to anxiety, it is characterized by somatic, autonomic, neurosis-like symptoms. Patients suffer from: increased appetite;obesity;irritability;increased sensitivity to conflicts;frustrations;daily mood swings…

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Depression in old age

About 6 million elderly people in the United States suffer from depression. And only 10% of patients receive adequate treatment. Depression is often missed due to concomitant somatic and neurological diseases and…

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Thousands of Civil Aviation Pilots Suffer from Deadly Depression

At Harvard University, they found out that hundreds of civil aviation pilots are so depressed that they constantly think about suicide or self-mutilation. This is reported in the journal Environmental Health .   The idea to conduct…

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Economists: Mental health and a successful personal life are more important than financial well-being

The authors of a large-scale sociological study found that the main cause of people's unhappiness is not financial difficulties, but discord in their personal lives and mental illness. It is reported…

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Scientists have found a link between personality traits and mental disorders

American researchers have determined that variants of the same gene affect the characteristics of a person's character. Scientists have also found a link between personality traits and mental disorders. The research is published in…

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Scientists from Novosibirsk found that depression and anxiety are not related to each other

Researchers from Novosibirsk found that the actions of the centers of activity of the brain, "supervising" depression and anxiety, are different. The work, funded by a grant from the Russian Science…

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