Depression Undertreated in Hispanic Communities

Depression is a serious mental illness that requires regular treatment, but one group of people is notgetting the help it needs. A recent study surveyed Hispanic populations in the U.S. and found that those with depression are undertreated. Those without health insurance are particularly vulnerable to struggling with depression and not getting treatment. The findings…

People, Not Computers, Best Help for Depression

The benefits of online do-it-yourself treatments for depression have been called into question by a new study out of the U.K. that finds people quit the programs too soon, largely due to difficulties of repeatedly logging on to computer systems when clinically depressed. Scientists at the University of York found that computer-assisted cognitive behavioral therapy,…