Grief vs. DepressionPsychiatry Grapples with Defining the Lines Between ‘Typical’ Grieving, ‘Complicated’ Grief, and Clinical Depression
The interrelationships between grief and depression are multifaceted–they share common features and can co-occur. How do we differentiate between these similar but different mental states?
Parsing the Puzzle of Parkinson’s GeneticsRecent Findings Reveal Autophagy Malfunction as Common Pathway; Suggest a Roadmap for Early Diagnosis and Intervention
Research into the heritability of Parkinson’s has uncovered novel pathways that could help explain the progressive neuronal degeneration associated with the disease.
Holiday Blues: Getting the Facts, Forgetting the Myth
Statistics refute a common myth that suicides increase during the winter holidays, but that doesn’t mean that holiday depression or sadness isn’t real for some people. Experts weigh in on what factors may contribute to these “holiday blues” and offer ways to cope with stress.