Internet-based CBT Effective for Treating Severe Depression

New research finds that cognitive behavioral therapy sessions delivered via an app can effectively treat various forms of depression, including a severe form of the condition.

Jan 26

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression

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Using Facebook to Predict Depression

New research uses over half a million Facebook status updates to predict depression diagnoses in people at risk. Depression is one of the most widespread mental health problems in the United States, with over 16 million adults having experienced at ...

Jan 19

Categories: Depression

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For these people with depression, all treatment approaches had ...

There is a significant minority of people diagnosed with "treatment-resistant depression" who are unable to get better with antidepressant medications or a combination of antidepressant medications and psychotherapy. Despite that, this study ...

Jan 8

Categories: Depression

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Social Media (Again) Shown to be worse for Girls’ Mental Health ...

Technology has indeed brought much convenience to our everyday lives, and with technology comes the use of social media as well. A recent study conducted has once again shown how the increased time spent on social media, can negatively affect our ...

Jan 7

Categories: Depression, Self-Esteem

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Best Course of Action for Anxiety?

A new meta-analysis from Oxford University have found evidence that suggest group cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may be the best form of psychotherapy for individuals diagnosed with anxiety disorders.

Nov 7

Categories: Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Social Anxiety / ...

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Relationship between Brain functioning and Depression

This article talks about how certain experiences in life may lead to signs of Depression in many ways due to the way our brain reacts to wins and losses. A strong reaction to winning enhances the positive impacts of good experiences on symptoms of ...

Sep 20

Categories: Adult psychological development, Depression, Health Psychology

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Parents’ health conditions are related to ADHD in children

Parents who smoke and diagnosed with depression are linked to the probability of their child having attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Aug 31

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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What is Normal and What is Disorder

How do you know when your child is displaying symptoms of psychological distress, and when is it just simply "growing pains"?

Aug 15

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Child and/or Adolescent ...

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Lack of a Single Molecule May Indicate Severe and Treatment-Resistant ...

Researchers find that a deficiency of acetyl-L-carnitine is associated with a particular subtype of depression. Individuals with very low levels of this molecule often have highly severe symptoms and don't respond to traditional antidepressants.

Jul 31

Categories: Depression

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Why You Should Keep Exercising if You Struggle with Depression

Middle-aged people with high fitness levels are 56 percent less likely to eventually die from heart disease following a depression diagnosis.

Jul 4

Categories: Depression

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Foods that help alleviate depression

According to studies done by BMC medicine and other laboratories, a correlation between food and mood has been discovered. This led to an increase in the study of "nutritional psychology" to find out more on how to alleviate mental disorders such as ...

Jun 30

Categories: Depression

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Middle-Aged Female Early Risers May Have Less Risk of Depression

Middle-aged and older women who are naturally early to bed and early to rise may be less likely to develop depression, according to a new study.

Jun 23

Categories: Depression

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Tackling Bullying Could Help Reduce Depression in Autistic Teens

Teenagers with difficulties in social communication, including autism, have higher rates of depressive symptoms, especially if they are being bullied.

Jun 21

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Depression

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Parent-Child Therapy Helps Young Children With Depression

New research demonstrates that an interactive therapy involving parents and their depressed preschoolers can reduce rates of depression and lower the severity of children's symptoms.

Jun 21

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Depression

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New drug target for Depression

Different treatments for depression exists, but most scientists believe in the same chemicals, Serotonin and Norepinephrine, are the key drug targets in depression. Most drugs such as mono amine drugs and SSRIs target these 2 hormones in the ...

Jun 20

Categories: Depression, Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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