Coping with the Losses that Come with Aging

Aging is an inevitable process, and with this natural biological process comes a whole slew of losses, both internal and external. Here’s how to help you and your loved ones cope with these losses.

Apr 18

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Depression


Using Yoga to Relieve Depression

A new study shows that yoga can have a positive overall effect on people with depression.

Apr 14

Categories: Depression


A New Type of Depression

Scientists have recently discovered a new type of depression, which may account for approximately one third of all cases of major depression.

Apr 12

Categories: Depression


How To Use Goals To Avoid Depression

It may be surprising, but research has shown that depression has been linked to setting the wrong type of goals. Find out what kind of goals we should set to live a happier and more fulfilling life now!

Apr 6

Categories: Depression


The Difference Between Sadness and Depression

What is the difference between sadness and depression? We know that they are different, but when we are told to describe depression, we often just link it to intense bouts of sadness. Here is how to properly and definitively differentiate the two.

Apr 5

Categories: Depression


This Simple Realisation Linked To 80% Depression Recovery

Plagued by negative thoughts? Haunted by your mistakes or past failures? These experiences are commonly faced when depressed or anxious. Find out that one simple realisation that could lift us from this overwhelming pit of sadness.

Mar 30

Categories: Depression


Nightmares May Signal Increased Risk of Suicide

As suicide rates continue to climb, psychologists and public health officials scramble to find solutions. Michael Nadorff, a psychologist at Mississippi State University, argues that one treatable risk factor has been hiding in the dark: nightmares.

Jan 14

Categories: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Suicide Prevention


Help for Depression and Anxiety Through Your Smartphone

A novel suite of 13 speedy mini-apps - IntelliCare has been created to help individuals with depression and/or anxiety to cope. Participants who used the app up to four times a day reported significantly less depression and anxiety.

Jan 9

Categories: Anxiety, Depression


Why You Should Never Go to Sleep on An Argument

"Never go to bed on an argument," so the saying goes. And according to a new study, we should take note of this age-old advice. Researchers have found that going to sleep while still holding on to negative memories can make it harder to suppress ...

Dec 5

Categories: Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex ...


Fighting Depression by Staying Awake

Insomnia is a common symptom of major depression, and yet sleep deprivation can be part of the solution for a patient seeking quick relief. Although it seems counterintuitive, an old and often forgotten approach to improving mood rapidly involves ...

Dec 1

Categories: Depression, Sleep Disorders


High status job means you are less likely to respond to treatment for ...

Depression Mental Health Psychology / Psychiatry High status job means you are less likely to respond to treatment for depression MNT Knowledge Center Adapted Media Release Published: Wednesday 21 September 2016 email 16Share 1 An international ...

Oct 18

Categories: Adult psychological development, Depression, Workplace Issues


Depressed? Do What You Love

Therapies that focus on changing behaviors are just as effective as those that modify thoughts in managing the debilitating mood disorder.

Oct 12

Categories: Depression


Stress hormone may lead to post-partum depression

Women who receive strong social support from their families during pregnancy appear to be protected from sharp increases in a particular stress hormone, making them less likely to develop postpartum depression, according to a new study published in ...

Oct 4

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression


Depression in pregnancy increases risk of mental health problems in ...

Depression in pregnancy is thought to affect up to one in five women globally in the late stages of pregnancy and shortly after birth. It is characterised by low mood and feelings of hopelessness, and is brought on by a number of factors that can ...

Sep 30

Categories: Child Development, Depression, Pregnancy & Birthing


Speaking Two Languages for the Price of One

In everyday conversation, bilingual speakers often switch between languages mid-sentence with apparent ease, despite the fact that many studies suggest that language-switching should slow them down. New research suggests that consistency may allow ...

Sep 22

Categories: Academic Issues, Depression