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depression

Health disparities
Study: Low-income middle-aged African American women with hypertension are likely to suffer from depression
Published Feb 12, 2021
This population of women should be routinely screened and treated for depression, researchers conclude
Anxiety fallout
Published Winter 2020
Amid the fear, isolation, and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health experts warn of a looming public health crisis: anxiety. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Hopkins in the news
'60 Minutes' explores Hopkins' psychedelics research
Published Oct 14, 2019
Scientists Roland Griffiths and Matthew Johnson sit down with journalist Anderson Cooper to discuss the promise of psychedelics / 60 Minutes
Mental health
Psychiatrist: Ketamine isn't an opioid and treats depression in a unique way
Published Aug 2, 2019
In scientific journal letter, Hopkins psychiatrist Adam Kaplin disputes a study claiming ketamine is an opioid
Pharmacology
Toad venom therapy
Published Summer 2019
Psychoactive mushrooms may help individuals with depression and anxiety, but each trip can last from four to six hours. Enter the toad. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Mental health
Depression education effective for some teens
Published Jan 22, 2018
Adolescent Depression Awareness Program was designed to prevent suffering, increase 'depression literacy' / Hopkins Medicine
Behavioral biology
Crash course in the nature of mind
Published Fall 2017
Roland Griffiths' psilocybin experiments have produced striking evidence for therapeutic uses of hallucinogens / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Predicting postpartum blues
Published March 20, 2017
Hopkins study links postpartum depression with diminished levels of 'anti-anxiety' hormone allopregnanolone / Hopkins Medicine
Mental health
Gamers get a boost from strong friendships
Published Jan 20, 2017
Study: In teens, strong friendships may mitigate depression associated with excessive gaming / School of Public Health
Medicine
Treating those ICU blues
Published Winter 2016
Johns Hopkins researchers found that a third of patients experience symptoms of depression after a stay in the ICU. / Johns Hopkins Magazine