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Depression (INACTIVE)

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  • Depressed moms, depressed offspring: An unbroken chain?

    Depressed moms, depressed offspring: An unbroken chain?
    A baby born to a woman who suffers depression during pregnancy stands a higher likelihood of becoming a depressed adolescent than does his or her nursery-mate born to a nondepressed mother, a new study finds. A large British study also found that...
  • Ketamine: a potential rescue drug for depression takes a step forward

    Ketamine: a potential rescue drug for depression takes a step forward
    For years, physicians have been inching their way to a better understanding of how -- and how well -- the drug ketamine, a "twilight drug" used to sedate some patients before a painful procedure, can lift someone with severe depression almost...
  • Venice boardwalk rampage suspect 'profoundly depressed,' lawyer says

    Venice boardwalk rampage suspect 'profoundly depressed,' lawyer says
    A 38-year-old Colorado man was charged with murder and other crimes for allegedly driving his car into pedestrians on the Venice boardwalk. His attorney said the man is sad and depressed over what happened. Nathan Louis Campbell, who was arraigned...
  • Depressed Cake Shop pops up in L.A.; goods are gray with burst of color inside

    Depressed Cake Shop pops up in L.A.; goods are gray with burst of color inside
    British-originated pop-up bakery the Depressed Cake Shop, which aims to raise awareness about mental health issues, is landing in Los Angeles. Local bakers and artists will sell themed baked goods at Buckwild Gallery on Friday, Aug. 23, and Saturday, Aug....
  • UC Berkeley struggles: Readers weigh lessons of Kashawn Campbell

    UC Berkeley struggles: Readers weigh lessons of Kashawn Campbell
    Freshman year at UC Berkeley shook South L.A.’s Kashawn Campbell to the core. Times readers were rattled too -- by staff writer Kurt Streeter's nuanced front-page portrait of Campbell, “Struggling at the crossroads.” A key theme...
  • Mental illness in youth: a common struggle

    Mental illness in youth: a common struggle
    Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two of those 25 kids (8.3% to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that...
  • Concussion settlement highlights difficulty of proving brain damage

    Concussion settlement highlights difficulty of proving brain damage
    Thursday's $765-million settlement between the National Football League and 4,500 retired NFL players underscores two key facts about traumatic brain injury: that it is difficult to prove and measure -- especially many years after the fact -- and that its...
  • Letters: Psychiatry's diagnosis bloat

    Re "New look at male depression," Aug. 29 The study on depression in men illustrates why the National Institute of Mental Health recently rejected the structural framework of the official psychiatric Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders...
  • Letters: When men are depressed

    Re "New look at male depression," Aug. 29 Thank you for publishing this article on the front page. It is a story that has been undervalued, not just in the media but by medical research in general. As a psychologist, I find it sad that even within the...
  • Study shows men just as likely to be depressed as women

    Study shows men just as likely to be depressed as women
    Depression can look very different in men and women. And many of its hallmarks — rage, risk-taking, substance abuse and even workaholism — can hide in plain sight. Now researchers say that when these symptoms are factored into a diagnosis,...
  • 'Breaking Bad' finale: Famous fans say goodbye online

    'Breaking Bad' finale: Famous fans say goodbye online
    The preferred Twitter hashtag for "Breaking Bad" on Sunday night was "#goodbyebreakingbad." In case anyone hadn't already heard, the show -- which in six years progressed from cult favorite to beloved pillar of the pop cultural firmament -- was airing its...