Major Depressive Disorder

A new cohort study confirmed a previously reported association between treatment with antidepressants and hip fracture in older adults, but it contained a twist.


The proportion of men who experience symptoms of depression may be similar to the proportion of women with depression when doctors look for non-traditional symptoms, according to a new study.

Among middle-aged and older people with type 2 diabetes, declines in thinking and memory that are often linked to later dementia happened faster in patients who were depressed.

Bringing treatment and other help to depressed, middle-aged and older African Americans in their homes was modestly effective in a new study.

After six months of chronicling their experiences online, women with breast cancer showed a significant improvement in depressive symptoms, life appreciation, and positive mood.

Researchers have uncovered neural circuit abnormalities that may underlie poor choices that could lead to suicide attempts in depressed older adults.