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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Are New Treatments for Depression Right Under Our Nose?

Some interesting pilot studies in 2014 are providing hope for the future of depression. Curiously, these new possibilities all involve the mouth and nose. Breathing a certain way, speaking a certain way, and inhaling nitrous oxide all may have ...

Dec 31

Categories: Depression

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The Jobs With The Highest Rates of Depression

The jobs with the highest and lowest rates of depression.

Dec 26

Categories: Depression, Workplace Issues

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Does High IQ Increase the Risk of Depression and Mental Disorders?

The positive association between low IQ and depression

Dec 23

Categories: Depression, Emotional Intelligence

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Health Effects of Stress in the City

Does your pace of life in the city impact your health?

Dec 15

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Stress ...

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Brain stimulation offers hope for depression, but don't try it at ...

Around 350 million people worldwide have depression. Antidepressant medications are often prescribed to treat the condition, alongside talking therapies and lifestyle changes such as regular exercise.But a substantial proportion of people either ...

Dec 8

Categories: Depression

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Vitamin D deficiency, depression linked in UGA-led international study

Vitamin D deficiency is not just harmful to physical health - it also might impact mental health, according to a team of researchers that has found a link between seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, and a lack of sunlight.

Dec 3

Categories: Depression

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Why sadness lasts longer than other emotions

Staying positive can feel like an uphill battle. No wonder: when Philippe Verduyn and Saskia Lavrijsen asked over 200 high-school students (average age 17) to reminisce about the duration of their recent emotional experiences, they found that ...

Nov 29

Categories: Depression

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