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College Athletes Twice as Likely to Have Depression as Retired Counterparts

Depression is not a normal part of aging. A recent study further supports this finding with its surprising results. Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center found that when they compared current college athletes with retired college athletes, twice as many of the younger and more active college students suffered from depression than the athletes who […]

People With Depression May Not Reap Full Benefits of Exercise

Depression is the common term for several different mental health disorders, known collectively as depressive disorders or mood disorders. People affected by these conditions, and especially people affected by major depression, have an increased risk for a variety of serious health problems, including heart attacks and heart disease. According to the results of a new […]

Exercise as a Treatment for Mild Depression

Depression is a term that doctors use to describe several different related disorders, including major depression, dysthymic depression and minor or mild depression, as well as less precisely defined conditions such as postpartum depression, psychotic depression, and seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Collectively, these conditions are also referred to as depressive disorders. Treatments for depression vary […]