Red, Red Wine: Medical Proof That It Just Might Make Depressed Patients Feel So Fine

Red, Red Wine: Medical Proof That It Just Might Make Depressed Patients Feel So Fine

Over the last decade, the compound resveratrol has generated a lot of discussion in medical circles around the world. In nature, resveratrol can be found in things like the skin of grapes or berries. When manufactured, it can be found in red wine. It appears that this...
How Body Language Affects Depression

How Body Language Affects Depression

Sometimes depression creeps up from out of nowhere. It may be surprising to learn that depression could be triggered by the body language you are being exposed to—facial expressions, body positioning, personal space…or a lack thereof. Subtle facial expressions, which...
Depression May Not Start in the Brain, But Rather in the Gut

Depression May Not Start in the Brain, But Rather in the Gut

Since the 1950s, the types of medications used to treat depression have changed along with researchers’ understanding of the mental health disorder. First, anticholinergic agents—known to have a psychiatric effect—were used: chlorpromazine, thioridazine, and...
How the Approval of Esketamine has Helped Shift the Perception of Ketamine and Other Psychedelics

How the Approval of Esketamine has Helped Shift the Perception of Ketamine and Other Psychedelics

The history of ketamine goes back to 1962, when it was first synthesized by American scientist, Calvin Stevens, at the Parke Davis Laboratories. The drug was known as a fast acting anesthetic and, eventually, a recreational hallucinogen. However, in the late 1990s,...