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By On August 15th, 2017

Your Instagram photos may show if you are depressed

Depression may be one of the most widely-recognized mental health issues facing the public, but estimates suggest that up to two-thirds of people with depression never seek or receive treatment. The problem is that currently all diagnosis methods require the patient to willingly speak up about their struggles or the health professional to be able…

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By On February 22nd, 2017

Brain Scans May Be Able To Identify Unique Types of Depression

An estimated 15 million American adults are affected by depression every year. While many are diagnosed with clinical depression, a number are misdiagnosed or untreated. The problem is that – like all mental illnesses – there is no objective lab test that can clearly and diagnose the condition. Complicating matters even more, not every case…

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