Common Antidepressant May Change Brain Structures Differently in ...

A commonly prescribed antidepressant may alter brain structures in depressed and non-depressed individuals in very different ways, according to new research.

Sep 8

Categories: Depression

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Facebook and Depression

Facebook provides us with social capital – and these valuable social experiences make us feel connected. But bear in mind that not everyone feels Facebook is an upbeat and pleasing social past time.

Sep 4

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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Feeling blue and seeing blue: Sadness may impair color perception

The world might seem a little grayer than usual when we're down in the dumps and we often talk about 'feeling blue' - new research suggests that the associations we make between emotion and color go beyond mere metaphor. The results of two studies ...

Sep 4

Categories: Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression

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Art app helps teens with depression

A new survey has found one in seven young people suffer from mental health issues but helping them access art and music may be a powerful treatment.

Aug 27

Categories: Depression

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The Simple Questions That Really Help Depressed People

This therapeutic technique, called 'Socratic questioning' can really help depressed people, research finds. Socratic questioning is used by many therapists to help patients explore new perspectives on themselves and the world. Read on to find out ...

Aug 17

Categories: Depression, Mental Health Professions

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Depressed? Magnetic waves may help

Depressed and medication and therapy doesn't seem to work? These particularly hard-to-treat cases, now have a fresh option to turn to. Called repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), the outpatient treatment uses magne-tic waves to ...

Aug 13

Categories: Depression

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Young picky eaters might have more mental health woes

So your young children won't eat Brussels sprouts, broccoli or beans? Maybe it's just a phase, and they'll grow out of it. Maybe they're tired of you bossing them around and this is one place where they can push back. Maybe, many parents say, you ...

Aug 5

Categories: Anxiety, Child Development, Depression, Eating Disorders, Mental ...

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Study: 22% of Children Have Underdeveloped Brains From Growing up in ...

Growing up in poverty — as do 22% of children in the US — has alarming, long-term effects on the brain, new studies conclude. This can lead to long-term problems with depression, anxiety, learning difficulties and issues dealing with stress.

Jul 30

Categories: Depression

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Study: Link between intestinal bacteria, depression found

The complex mechanisms of interaction and dynamics between the gut microbiota and its host have been illuminated by recent research. Data show that relatively minor changes in microbiota profiles or its metabolic activity induced by neonatal stress ...

Jul 30

Categories: Depression

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The Myth of Matrydom:What You Don't Understand about Suicide Attacks

There is still widespread confusion about the psychology of Islamic suicide attackers, whether they strike at home or abroad. Are they attempting to sacrifice their lives for an ideological cause, or do they actually want to die? The answer to this ...

Jul 29

Categories: Depression, Other

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Novel Compounds May Treat Depression Rapidly With Few Side Effects

A new study by researchers at University of Maryland School of Medicine has identified promising compounds that could successfully treat depression in less than 24 hours while minimizing side effects. Although they have not yet been tested in ...

Jul 20

Categories: Depression

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Diabetic children at greater risk of depression and anxiety

A quarter of Australian teenagers with type 1 diabetes are also struggling with depression and anxiety. A study published today finds that the condition which is treated with injections is placing a significant psychological burden on children.

Jul 20

Categories: Anxiety, Child Development, Depression, Health / Illness / Medical ...

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Study: How Children Inherit Anxiety And Depression From Their Parents

It seems as though the nature v.s. nurture debate will never end and most modern scientists would come to the consensus that the development of a human being would comprise of both. However, one might think that mental disorders are largely due to ...

Jul 16

Categories: Anxiety, Depression

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Feeling sad and blue? Seek help

The Philippine Mental Health Association (PMHA) is advocating that mental health is as important as one's physical health. Everyone should acknowledge this fact and accept that there is nothing wrong with having a mental condition or disorder. There ...

Jul 10

Categories: Depression, Suicide Prevention

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Pupil response predicts depression risk in kids

How much a child's pupil dilates in response to seeing an emotional image can predict his or her risk of depression over the next two years, according to new research from Binghamton University.

Jul 9

Categories: Depression

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