The Dangers of Antidepressants

A fortunate knock of luck is always welcomed by scientists and researchers, yet any treatment modalities should be novel by design rather than by serendipity. Antidepressants were discovered by chance in the 1950s, and it seems that they suffer from ...

Jan 9

Categories: Depression

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Double The Depression Risk Linked To This Sleep Style

Running in the family, this effect is linked to a greater risk of depression, research finds.

Dec 21

Categories: Depression

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Identified: Little-Known Anxiety and Depression Symptom

Research finds an anxiety and depression symptom that doctors do not frequently recognize. It is a little known sign that can help identify depression and anxiety more quickly.

Dec 13

Categories: Anxiety, Depression

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Personality Traits That Protect Against Depression

Two personality traits, when in conjunction, has proven found to counter the effects of depression positively. Extroversion, and conscientiousness.

Dec 6

Categories: Depression, Other

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One Critical Mineral For Mental Health: The Relationship between ...

A wide range of mental health processes can be altered by the absence of this one essential element - magnesium. And that's apart from its physical benefits. It's a critical mineral that you may not get enough of!

Nov 28

Categories: Depression

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Treating Depression Effectively With Even Simpler Therapy

With clinical depression so rampant these days, new research explores the idea of using the quicker and cheaper talk therapy as a cure for depression.

Nov 18

Categories: Depression

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Supporting a Partner with Depression While Taking Care of Your Mental ...

When you care deeply for someone with depression, your biggest wish is for them to be well. Hence, it is easy to forget to care for yourself, as your needs and wants are replaced by theirs. Depression is complicated and can be hard for someone to ...

Jul 24

Categories: Depression, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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Early Life Stress Reduces These Two Emotional Skills

Stress experienced by a person in early life decreases their ability to feel enthusiasm and experience pleasure when they are adults. Hence, early life stress is a major factor for depression. Neglected or abused children have almost twice the ...

Jul 15

Categories: Child Development, Depression

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The story of the two wolves: How to better manage your thoughts, ...

Have you ever had thoughts, feelings or acted in ways that were unacceptable to yourself but felt powerless to control? The purpose of this post is to help you find ways to manage your mind so that you can live your life more in accordance with what ...

Jul 6

Categories: Depression, Happiness

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Do you contribute to your own depression?

Millions struggle with depression every year, but more often than not, the majority of those diagnosed unintentionally rob themselves of joy. How many of these six depression-generating factors apply to you?

Jun 13

Categories: Depression, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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Can you be depressed without knowing it?

Even when we know what depression looks like, we can easily miss it in ourselves.

Jun 2

Categories: Depression, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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Why Millennials Are Lonely

Loneliness appears most prevalent among millennials - and there are two compounding explanations.

May 29

Categories: Depression, Friendships

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3 Reasons Why "13 Reasons Why" Isn't Getting It Right

The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" follows high-school student Hannah Baker, who commits suicide and leaves behind cassette tapes that explain 13 reasons she took her own life. The show has garnered mass attention amongst teens, but not necessarily ...

May 16

Categories: Bullying, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Depression, Suicide ...

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Study Reveals If Depression is Contagious Between Friends

Depression is one of the most prevalent mental condition worldwide. One question to ponder, does depression spread between friends?

May 11

Categories: Depression

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The Simple Questions That Really Help Depressed People

Research has shown that a particular questioning technique is able to help depressed people recover from depression.

May 11

Categories: Depression

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