Reddit has several subreddits of interest to people fighting depression, including r/depression (Depression), r/getting_over_it (Overcoming Depression Together), r/eood (Exercise Out Of Depression), r/getdisciplined (Get Disciplined) and r/NonZeroDay (No More Zero Days). Lately I've been checking in with r/NonZeroDay frequently. A small movement has grown up around the slogans "Non-Zero Day" and "No More Zero Days". […] Read More
epression makes us pin negative labels on ourselves. Depression makes us call ourselves names. Fortunately, it is within our power to notice this process, stop ourselves from doing it, talk back and fight back.
A research study published in Nature this week expands our understanding of how exactly SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) work. Nature.com has two articles up: (1) The scientific journal article, "X-ray structures and mechanism of the human serotonin transporter", by Jonathan A. Coleman, Evan M. Green and Eric Gouaux. This piece is geared toward scientists […] Read More
The co-creator of Chappelle's Show frequently speaks about his history of depression and the various treatments he has tried.
About half of us drink coffee everyday. Fortunately for us coffee lovers, most research leans toward the view that moderate coffee consumption can be beneficial for depression.
Much research suggests that facial expression and bodily posture do not simply reflect emotional states, they can influence emotional states. Can consciously improving your posture help fight depression?
Exercise and meditation have proven benefits for fighting depression. Recent research suggests that combining the two may magnify those benefits.
Affirmations can be a powerful tool in overcoming depression. It all started with "Every day, in every way, I'm getting better and better", but you can craft your own.
A recent research study looked at light therapy's usefulness for people with nonseasonal depression, either alone or in combination with an anti-depressant drug.
Recent research compared the effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy and light therapy for seasonal depression sufferers. We ask, why not both?