Depression and Mental Health Research and Studies Directory
Research and studies can help those with depression or other mental health issues find the newest and/or best treatments and test. These studies can also help identify causes of the condition. Clinical trials may be a good option to try experimental therapies. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how research helps improve treatment in mental health cases.
Alcohol and Depression
WebMD investigates whether there is a link between alcohol and depression, and explains how you can avoid worsening either depression or a drinking problem.
Brain Exercises and Dementia
Learn what research says about brain exercises that may help memory and help manage dementia.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: A Closer Look at Depression
What is depression? WebMD provides information on symptoms, tests, and treatments for many types of the disorder.
Slideshow: The Truth About Antidepressants
Are you unhappy with your antidepressant? WebMD offers information about types of antidepressants, their effectiveness, and their side effects.
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Postpartum Depression
Many new moms get the “baby blues,” but postpartum depression is more serious. Our slideshow covers the symptoms, treatments, and ways to feel better from postpartum depression.
Slideshow: Finding Support When You Have Treatment-Resistant Depression
When you're being treated for depression, it's especially important to have personal and emotional support. Here are eight types of support that may help you during treatment.