major depressive disorder

Simple Parent Questionnaire Can Help Doctors Track Mood Symptom Trajectory in Youths at High Risk for Bipolar Disorder
In some youths, frequent mood instability—sudden and unpredictable shifts in emotional states—may precede a "conversion" to bipolar disorder (BD). These sudden shifts in emotions can take various… Read More
The First Drug Treatment To Specifically Relieve Postpartum Depression Is Approved
On March 19, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first-ever drug specifically designed to alleviate the symptoms of postpartum depression. The drug, called brexanolone, acts… Read More
Social Impairment Levels Remain Stable in Patients with Psychotic Disorders
Many patients with psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia and some cases of major depression and bipolar disorder, experience difficulty establishing relationships and participating in social… Read More