Feeling a little down and glum? The shorter and darker days could be the reason behind your depressed mood, say experts.
Women who have postnatal depression or who have suffered a miscarriage, stillbirth or the death of a baby will get more support from the NHS, with the creation of 4,200 more health visitor roles. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley promises new services.
We all struggle with the stresses and strains of life from time to time - and as Depression Awareness Week draws to a close, it's worth noting that more practical tips and professional advice is available online whenever you need it.
The term ‘detox’ doesn’t only apply to a post-Christmas abstention from alcohol. Many people think it is right to give your body an occasional 'detox' from long term medication - but doing this risks devastating complications, a new report warns.
Is your morning cuppa actually keeping depression at bay? A study has linked increased caffeine intake, particularly coffee, with decreased risk of women developing depression of as much as 20%, backing up previous research on caffeine.
Can you lighten your mood? A new study carried out by Psychologist Brian Wiltgen and biologists Ignacio Provencio and Daniel Warthen of the University of Virginia indicates that light may play a vital role in regulating fear and anxiety.
We all feel a little down from time-to-time - but clinical depression can have far-reaching health consequences. Women with depression risk hypertension, diabetes and elevated cholesterol, all of which adds up to an increased risk of stroke.
The majority of us are striving towards some kind of perfection, be it the perfect wife or the perfect weight. A new book by life-coach and author Teejay Dowe offers advice but advocates that it is OK to be who you are and that nobody is perfect.
British women spend an average of a year and a half of their life worrying, with concerns about their weight in the top three stresses of life, according to a report. Researchers from the Everyman campaign surveyed 2000 Brits about their wellbeing.
Low mood, stress and depression can stifle the strongest ladies among us, and a healthy diet is key to tackling and managing mental health issues. New research found a component in fish oils helped to stabilise moods and even reduce alcohol cravings.
Are schooldays really the best days of your life? As many as 900,000 teenage girls in the UK are "unhappy and depressed" according to new analysis by think tank Demos. Almost a third (30%) of girls report feeling "unhappy and depressed".
The link between images of thin models, glamourised in the media, and poor self esteem has long been studied. Now psychologists believe images of materialism - unattainable wealth and possessions - can also harm a woman's body image.
A study claims to have discovered a new way in which female depression can negatively impact marriages or relationships. The researchers hope their findings will deepen the current understanding of female depression and lead to the development of new treatments.
Over seven million Brits are extremely stressed, risking high blood pressure, strokes and depression, new research has revealed.