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.


Girls who go through puberty early could be more likely to experience depression and behavior problems that last into their 20s compared to peers who start menstruation later, a U.S. study suggests.

NEW ORLEANS—A meta-analysis of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) studies supports having only an 11-second break between each series of pulse sequences, thereby shortening the overall length of treatment sessions, researchers reported in a poster abstract presented at Psych Congress 2017.

healthy food

People may need to adjust their diets as they age to continue enhancing their mental well-being, suggests a study published online in Nutritional Neuroscience.

Brain regions

The activity and connectivity of brain systems involved with reward and memory differ in people with major depressive disorder (MDD), compared with healthy control subjects, according to a study published online

Suicidal girl

People with psychosis who have autism spectrum traits are at increased risk of depression and suicidal thoughts, according to research published online in Schizophrenia Research.



Anagha Nadkarni, PhD; Iftekhar Kalsekar, PhD; Kimberly Laubmeier, PhD; Tony Hebden, PhD