Thinking styles that increase the chances of depression and anxiety

How one thinks about, and deals with, stressful events affect the level of stress and anxiety they feel. Crucially, there are three thinking and behavioural styles which tend to increase the chance someone would experience depression and anxiety: ...

Sep 25

Categories: Anxiety, Depression

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Fighting Mental and Physical Illness by Reshaping Cities

A recently published study in The Lancet estimated that 40 percent of Americans will develop diabetes in their lifetime - a trend which is largely due to obesity and inactivity. Since the 1990s, some public health professionals have turned their ...

Sep 20

Categories: Depression

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Depression Myths We Need To Stop Believing

In recent weeks, the global conversation surrounding death by suicide has taken center stage, and now more than ever, we're acknowledging the effects of undiagnosed, untreated and mistreated depression on those rising numbers. Approximately two out ...

Sep 15

Categories: Adoption / Reunion Issues, Depression

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Serotonin transporter a crucial pharmacological target of ...

In the central nervous system, serotonergic transmission is critically regulated by serotonin reuptake through the serotonin transporter.

Sep 3

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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Serotonin deficiency as cause of depression - is it a myth?

A new study in mice suggests that serotonin deficiency may not play as influential a role in depression as has previously been thought.

Sep 2

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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6 Things to Say to Someone with Depression or Who's Depressed

Lots of people experience depression, while others just have bad days or just are feeling down on themselves. No matter why they're depressed, sad, or unmotivated to do much of anything, one thing is certain — it's a tough feeling to experience. ...

Sep 1

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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Previous depression can lead to brain networks becoming ...

Depression may be better predicted and understood now that University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have discovered that young adults who previously experienced the mental illness have hyper-connected emotional and cognitive networks in the ...

Sep 1

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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Patients with depression benefit from mindfulness-based therapy ...

A mindfulness-based therapy for depression has the added benefit of reducing health-care visits among patients who often see their family doctors, according to a new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the Institute for ...

Aug 26

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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Therapy plus antidepressants help patients with severe, nonchronic ...

Patients with severe, nonchronic depression had better rates of recovery if they were treated with cognitive therapy (CT) combined with antidepressant medication (ADM) compared to ADMs alone.

Aug 21

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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Opioid users breathe easier with novel drug to treat respiratory ...

People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally. A study found that a new therapeutic drug, GAL-021, may reverse or prevent respiratory depression, or inadequate breathing, in ...

Aug 20

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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The Relationship Between Depression and Arthritis

Both arthritis and depression are common in the United States, with age and obesity trends likely to increase the number of people who suffer from both conditions simultaneously.

Aug 19

Categories: Depression

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Poor sleep quality associated with increased suicide risk in older ...

Reported poor sleep quality, independent of a depressed mood, appears to be associated with an increased risk for suicide in older adults.

Aug 14

Categories: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Suicide Prevention

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Robin Williams, Bipolar Sufferer, Dead at 63 Due to Suicide

Robin Williams has long been a sufferer of bipolar disorder, a mental illness where the person fluctuates between episodes of extreme energy, focus and productivity (mania) and severe depression.

Aug 13

Categories: Bipolar, Depression, Mood Swings / Bipolar

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Will losing weight really make you happier?

Although physical health is significantly improved by weight loss, the effects of losing weight on mental health are less clear, according to a new study by University College London researchers in the UK.

Aug 11

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Depression, Happiness

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Elderly with depression, mild cognitive impairment more vulnerable to ...

eople who develop depression and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) after age 65 are more likely to have biological and brain imaging markers that reflect a greater vulnerability for accelerated brain aging, according to a study conducted by ...

Aug 11

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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