The Ironic Effect Depression Has On Managing The Emotions

People who are depressed often do little to improve their mood, even when given the chance, a new study finds. In fact, their choices often make them sadder, the research found.

Jul 3

Categories: Depression

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How do you decide if you need therapy?

There might be a social stigma that seeing a psychologist or therapy is “crazy”. There is something mentally wrong with the person, they are not able to function in their daily life. Here are some reasons that it would be good to see a therapist ...

Jun 26

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression

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Social Media Cyber Bullying Linked to Teen Depression

Victimization of young people online has received an increasing level of scrutiny, particularly after a series of high-profile suicides of teenagers who were reportedly bullied on various social networks. Cyberbullying on social media is linked to ...

Jun 25

Categories: Depression

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Why do we sometimes like getting sad together?

We spend most of our lives trying to be as happy as possible, but a team of researchers in Israel has explored how we sometimes appear to find, if not pleasure exactly, at least a certain satisfaction in sharing moments of sadness with others.

Jun 23

Categories: Depression

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Depression Caused By How People See The Future, New Study Finds

New approach to cause of depression may help treatment using established therapies. It’s often assumed that depression causes a pessimistic view of the future. But it could be the other way around, a new study finds. Being pessimistic about the ...

Jun 22

Categories: Depression

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Longevity hormone is lower in stressed, depressed women

Women under chronic stress have significantly lower levels of klotho, a hormone that regulates aging and enhances cognition, researchers have found in a study comparing mothers of children on the autism spectrum to low-stress controls.

Jun 18

Categories: Depression

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Anxiety More than Depression Concerns College Students Today

According to the Center for Collegiate Mental Health 2014 annual report, anxiety is the number one concern of college students’ mental health needs today, with depression placing second. As college counseling centers continue to deal with ...

Jun 16

Categories: Anxiety, Depression

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Study links brain inflammation triggered by chronic pain to anxiety ...

Brain inflammation caused by chronic nerve pain alters activity in regions that regulate mood and motivation, suggesting for the first time that a direct biophysical link exists between long-term pain and the depression, anxiety and substance abuse ...

Jun 12

Categories: Anxiety, Depression

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People with Depression May Be More Likely to Develop Parkinson's ...

People with depression may be more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, according to a large study published in the May 20, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

May 25

Categories: Depression

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The Most Relaxing Yoga Poses To Help Fight Depression, Anxiety

Yoga is a therapeutic practice that's been known to relax the body and calm the mind. But you don't need to tie yourself up in a pretzel to experience the antidepressant benefits, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed the top six relaxation ...

Apr 30

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Meditation

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Ever said cheer up to a depressed individual

Perhaps they feel worse or that it does not help when you do that. Some individuals tend to prefer “negative validation”. Negative validation is letting people know that the feelings they have are normal and reasonable in the situation.

Apr 25

Categories: Depression

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A Supplement that Prevents you from falling into Depression

Researchers have found that probiotics helped people’s rumination. Ruminating refers to one’s focus on bad experiences and feelings. Probiotics is said to help to stop sadness from turning into depression, by helping people to let go of their ...

Apr 17

Categories: Depression

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Discovering Why Antidepressants Don't Work Well For Kids

Depression is a major health problem for which most patients are not effectively treated. In particular, depression is an increasing problem in children and teenagers. The most commonly prescribed antidepressants are selective serotonin reuptake ...

Apr 1

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Depression

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Effects of Depression on Time

Most of us differ in our perception of time, with or without depression. Sometimes waiting seems like forever, or while we were having fun, the time passes really quick. The new study finds that depressed people often feel that time is passing ...

Mar 27

Categories: Depression

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Is writing a therapy to heal us of our pain?

When in face of a painful experience, we might choose to ruminate over it, or to distract ourselves with work. Those that brood might think that distractors are avoiding their problems, while the distractors thinks that these brooders are troubled ...

Mar 21

Categories: Depression

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