An advisory panel to the FDA has recommended Johnson & Johnson's experimental nasal spray, which has a compound similar to often-abused ketamine, for patients suffering from depression.


ORLANDO—An automated tablet-based test taken by patients to assess for major depressive disorder may be a valid and reliable tool to diagnose and track depression in adults, according to research presented at the 27th Annual U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress.

A new meta-analysis ties too much sitting at the computer or lying around watching TV to a greater risk of depression.

Researchers conducted a double-blind, randomized controlled comparative trial on 36 adults with major depressive disorder.

Employees who show up at the office during a depressive illness may be better off than those who call in sick, suggests a study published in PLoS One.

MRI imaging and associated techniques indicate that unipolar depression and bipolar depression show different manifestations in neural regions supporting emotion processing.