Mood disorder

Parents, beware! Your teen's lack of sleep may increase their risk of depression

The study showed that teenagers with sleep deprivation may indulge more in risk-taking behaviour and addictions.

Dec 07, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

Dysfunctional gene may cause premenstrual mood disorder

The researchers revealed that turning off estrogen and progesterone eliminated PMDD symptoms, while re-introducing the hormones triggered the re-emergence of symptoms. 

Jan 04, 2017, 16:19 PM IST

Siblings' mental health problems may affect you

 Individuals who have a brother or sister with mental disorders may be at an increased risk of developing the condition, a study has warned.

Sep 21, 2016, 20:38 PM IST

Yoga may rescue you from prenatal depression

If you are suffering from prenatal depression, yoga may be your way out, as a new study suggests that it helps reduce the severity of mood disorder in pregnant women.

Mar 12, 2015, 11:38 AM IST

Birth season affects your mood in later life

People born in spring and summer may be great optimists and those born in autumn are less likely to be depressed than winter-borns, a new study suggests.

Oct 19, 2014, 14:03 PM IST

Alcohol does not cause depression: Study

Contrary to popular belief, alcohol does not cause depression, Australian scientists have found.

Sep 15, 2013, 13:37 PM IST

Anorexia linked to how cholesterol processes in our body

Scientists have linked the eating disorder anorexia to variants in a gene coding for an enzyme that regulates cholesterol metabolism.

Sep 12, 2013, 11:47 AM IST

Depression could be diagnosed before onset: Study

Depression could be diagnosed before onset as some people with a family history of mood disorder have increased activity in a part of the brain that processes emotions even before they become unwell, a study has found.

Mar 06, 2013, 22:00 PM IST