depression

Should all adults be screened for depression?

January 26, 2016

With the aim of easing the burden placed on society by depression, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force called for screening for depression in the general adult population, including the elderly, pregnant and postpartum women. ScienceLife spoke with Pooja Dave, PhD, about these new recommendations. [Read more]

Amping Up Effort

December 20, 2011

By Matt Wood Each day people make decisions about how much effort they’re willing to put into various tasks. The decision about how much effort to invest in an activity is influenced by the reward for doing something and the probability of [Read more]

The Off-Label Antipsychotic Surge

January 20, 2011

If you watch enough football games, you might come away with the impression that today’s most profitable drugs are for erectile dysfunction, cholesterol, and allergies. But far less public attention is paid to one of the most expensive classes [Read more]