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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Does Binge-Watching Make Us Depressed?

Netflix and other streaming media services have become the crack of television, making it possible to watch an entire season ...

Feb 10

Categories: Addictions, Depression

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Adult vs. Child Depression

Did you know that depression presents differently in children than it does in adults?

Feb 9

Categories: Depression

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Depression and Addictions can cause Brain matter loss

A meta-analysis of 193 brain-imaging studies shows similar gray-matter loss in the brains of people with diagnoses as different as schizophrenia, depression and addiction.

Feb 5

Categories: Addictions, Depression, Schizophrenia

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Why Cambodians Never Get 'Depressed'

People in Cambodia experience what we Americans call depression. But there's no direct translation for the word "depression" in the Cambodian Khmer language. Instead, people may say thelea tdeuk ceut, which literally means "the water in my heart has ...

Feb 3

Categories: Depression, Mental Health in Asia

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New biological evidence reveals link between brain inflammation and ...

A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) found that the measure of brain inflammation in people who were experiencing clinical depression was increased by 30 per cent.

Jan 29

Categories: Depression

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More young people seek help for depression

SINGAPORE - Depression is hitting young people hard, and a growing number are choosing to seek help. The Institute of Mental Health (IMH) helped 600 people aged 20 to 29 last year, compared with 550 the year before. Similarly, the National ...

Jan 28

Categories: Depression, Teenage Issues

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Testosterone helps to bind antidepressants in the brain

Female sex hormones have a strong effect on the psyche. This has been confirmed by numerous scientific studies and by phenomena such as the "baby blues", a bout of low mood following childbirth, or recurrent mood swings that occur prior to ...

Jan 27

Categories: Depression

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This is What Depression Does to The Brain’s ‘Disappointment ...

Could there be a ‘dimmer switch’ for depression?

Jan 26

Categories: Depression

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Depression, behavioral changes may precede memory loss in ...

Depression and behavioral changes may occur before memory declines in people who will go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Jan 16

Categories: Depression, Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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A Strange Depression Symptom That Most People Don’t Know

This tip may help people who are feeling depressed.

Jan 14

Categories: Depression

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To Treat Depression, Drugs or Therapy?

You’re feeling down, and your doctor or therapist has confirmed it: You have depression. Now what? Until recently, many experts thought that your clinician could literally pick any antidepressant or type of psychotherapy at random because, with a ...

Jan 10

Categories: Depression

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Coffee and Tea May Protect the Brain

Daily drinkers have lower rates of depression and cognitive decline

Jan 8

Categories: Cognitive Problems Amnesia / Dementia, Depression

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The Link between Facebook and Depression

Regular Facebook use could contribute to depressive symptoms, according to the results of one recent study.

Jan 5

Categories: Depression

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