Stress in early life may up depression risk, says study

Studies in patients have shown that depression is linked to changes in how the person processes information particularly emotional information. (Representative photo by iStock / Getty Images Plus) Facing adversities in early life may put people at the risk of developing negative thinking, which could lead to major depressive disorder, a study has found. The … Read more Stress in early life may up depression risk, says study

Say cheese! Facebook, Instagram photos may help in diagnosing depression

Your Facebook or Instagram photos could tell if you are depressed, thanks to scientists who have developed a new computer programme that could diagnose depression from social media posts better than doctors. The programme could identify depressed people correctly 70 % of the time. In comparison, previous research has shown that doctors can make a … Read more Say cheese! Facebook, Instagram photos may help in diagnosing depression