depression

Ultrasound Exposure: Making Waves In Depression Treatment

Ultrasound exposure could potentially reduce depression symptoms, reveals a study in rodents by Japanese researchers

wearable devices, depression risk

Watching Out For Depression Risk

Scientists from Singapore have developed a machine learning program to predict depression risk based on vital signs tracked by wearables.

Finding The Missing Link Between Pain And Depression

Chronic pain suppresses the brain's reward system, eventually leading to depression, say scientists in Japan.

Different Shades Of Blue: A Closer Look At Depression

Researchers have identified three subtypes of depression, including one that is unresponsive to commonly prescribed anti-depression drugs.

How Genetic Insults Affect Mental Health

Research has shed light on how a molecule called disrupted-in-schizophrenia 1 is linked to a wide range of psychiatric disorders.

Where In The Brain Does Depression Hide?

This study shows that depression affects the part of the brain which is implicated in non-reward, the lateral orbitofrontal cortex.

Caregiver Depression: Worse For Daughters Or Daughters-In-Law?

Researchers have found that the emotional relationship between dementia patients and their caregivers may contribute to the caregivers' depression.

Indonesia, Pakistan Lacking In Mental Health Integration: Report

The Asia Pacific Mental Health Integration Index ranks the level of effort of 15 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region in implementing effective mental health policies.

The Cost Of Workplace Depression In East Asia

Research shows that on average, one percent of a country’s GDP is lost due to workers with depression attending work while unwell.

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Vidita Vaidya

Neuroscientist Vidita Vaidya is most interested in learning how stress in its many forms affects the brain and how it functions.