News tagged with major depressive disorder

SAD affects many through winter months

For many, the changing of the seasons means cozy dark evenings of winter and enjoying holiday light displays. But perhaps for you, the shortening of the days signals a time when you feel down, sad or withdrawn. You may notice ...

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Gene duplication detected in depression

A large genetic study of people with major depression has found that a duplicated region of DNA on chromosome 5 predisposes people to the disorder. The gene involved plays an important role in the development of nerve cells, ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Genetics
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