Drugs like Prozac relieve symptoms of depression by acting on mature cells in a part the brain’s hippocampus, a new study by René Hen shows.
A Mailman School of Public Health study finds that people toward the middle of social hierarchies suffer higher rates of depression and anxiety based on their social class and position of power in the labor market compared to those at the top or bottom.
A diet high in refined carbohydrates may increase risks for not just obesity and diabetes, but also depression, according to a study by Columbia psychiatry researchers.
Columbia researchers show through mouse models that a pharmaceutical agent may have value as a prophylactic against stress-induced psychiatric disorders.
The number of young people in the U.S. with mental health problems has decreased, yet the most seriously ill still fail to get the treatment they need.
In addition to its many physical health benefits, aerobic exercise training has the potential to improve cognitive functioning in individuals with schizophrenia.