Tag Archives: Depression

How To Battle Depression And Win

by Kaustav Ray How To Battle Depression And Win Depression is a persistent feeling of low self-esteem, worthlessness and physical fatigue for a prolonged period that may ultimately lead to suicidal thoughts. In today’s day and age, with rising levels of stress, millions around the globe are potentially suffering from depression. The good news is… Read More »

What to know about depression with psychosis

Depression with psychotic features is when someone experiences both depression and psychosis. Psychosis refers to a disconnection from reality and may include symptoms such as hallucinations or delusions. Major depression with psychotic features is also sometimes referred to as psychotic depression. It is a grave illness characterized by a combination of unipolar major depressive symptoms… Read More »

Brexanolone for Postpartum Depression: More Data, But Still Some Questions

In 2015, we first reported on SAGE-547 (SAGE Therapeutics), a new medication for the treatment of severe postpartum depression (PPD).  SAGE-547, now called brexanolone, is an allosteric modulator of GABA-A receptors.  We saw the preliminary results of the Sage Therapeutics Phase 3 Hummingbird Program earlier this year.  Now we have the final set of results… Read More »