Depression On The Rise Among Young Teens, Study Finds

Depression - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 19:15

A new report has revealed a disturbing trend among America's youth. According to a decade-long survey, the number of young teens suffering from depression is rising rapidly.

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Dads With Postpartum Depression: Study Says They Suffer Alone

Depression - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 14:55

New fathers might be more prone to depression than doctors have previously thought, but depression screenings are less likely to identify their symptoms and the men are less likely to ask for help. New dads can become depressed just like moms but their mental health condition could be hard to detect, meaning many depressed fathers won't get treatment.

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The problem with Harvey Weinstein's sex addiction claim

Mental Health - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 13:31

It's an all-too-common narrative. A wealthy man in a position of power is accused of sexual behavior that's at best inappropriate and at worst criminal and announces he's seeking therapy for treatment.

Gold Star Families Now Receive Free Mental Health Services and Extended Benefits

Mental Health - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 13:31

A "Gold Star" family member is defined as a spouse, domestic partner, partner in a civil union, parent, brother, sister, child, legal guardian or other legal custodian of a loved one lost in military service. Recently, a legislative package providing mental health services and other resources to Gold Star families has been signed into law.

Clear effect of art therapy on severe depression

Depression - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:41

Create a picture of how you are feeling on this particular day, said the first exercise in the art therapy. After ten treatments the patients who suffered from severe or moderately severe depression had shown more improvement than the patients in the control group, shows research at Sahlgrenska academy.

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Mental Health - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 07:01

Posted in Education If you realize that you often go into episodes of overwhelming emotions, maybe it is time that you consider the assistance of a therapist. Having a mental disorder does not necessarily mean that you would hear non-existing voices in your head.

"Anxiety and Depression in Teenagers" is topic of MPCSD Parent Education talk on Nov. 8

Depression - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 02:24

Jacob Towery, MD, has observed an increase in depression and anxiety his own practice. Screen time, for example, has been negatively affecting teens' sleep and attention.

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1.5 million Thais suffering from depression

Depression - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 00:21

The Department of Mental Health has disclosed that up to 1.5 million people in Thailand are suffering from the major depressive disorder . Director-General of the Department of Mental Health Dr. Boonruang Triruangworawat chaired the opening of the "National Mental Health Week" event which is taking place at Central Plaza Chaengwattana until November 7. Held on the theme "Depressed?a Let's Talk," the event aims to raise public awareness of depressive disorders, signs of depression, and treatments.

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The 'major' consequences of how we understand depression

Depression - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 22:21

Imagine for a moment, that you are so short of breath that you seek advice from your GP, whose vague diagnosis is "major breathlessness". "You wouldn't feel particularly informed," says Professor Gordon Parker from UNSW and Black Dog Institute.

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Spine Osteoarthritis Patients & Those Under 65 More Likely to Use Opioids to Manage Pain

Depression - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 18:00

SAN DIEGO A large percentage of patients with end-stage knee, hip and spine osteoarthritis use opioids to manage their chronic pain, especially those who are younger or have symptoms of depression, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego. Osteoarthritis , or OA, is the most common joint disease affecting middle-aged and older people.

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Everything you need to know about drinking alcohol when you're on antidepressants

Depression - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 13:45

When I started taking antidepressants, the only advice I received about booze was my doctor telling me not to drink 'too much'. How much is 'too much'? I genuinely have no idea.

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These Women Prove Running Can Help You Get Through Tough Times

Depression - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 09:18

What's the first thing you think of when you hear the word "running"? For many women, it brings back terrible memories of high school gym class or punishing weight-loss routines. But running doesn't need to be about sweat, grit, and pain.

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Mental Health Problems Rife in the Music Industry

Depression - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 04:53

William Doyle, formerly known as East India Youth, spoke of the prevalent mental health problems in the music industry in a conference talk held as part of Iceland Airwaves 2017. William has battled with mental health issues throughout his career as touring, album promotions, and social media have taken its toll.

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The winter blues can be avoided with these simple tips

Depression - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 00:38

WEBVTT it's getting dark earlier in theday, many Iowans feel likeDaylight Saving Time is reallymessing with their internal clock.As Iowans set their clocks back tonight, they have mixedfeelings on Daylight Saving Time. Some say the timechange messes with theirinternal clocks.

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Psychiatrist vacancies 'double in four years' in England

Mental Health - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 20:38

One in 10 consultant psychiatrist roles is currently unfilled in NHS organisations in England, says a report by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Wales is also struggling to fill posts, with vacancies of 9%, while Scotland and Northern Ireland have vacancy rates of 6% and 2% respectively.

Science says children will grow up happier if you teach them a habit...

Depression - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 20:10

Growing up, when your parents stressed to always say "thank you", who would've thought they were also teaching you the secret to lasting happiness-not just proper manners? It turns out, sincere gratitude is a key factor in reducing depression, not to mention increasing happiness and life longevity. Research by Sara Algoe, Ph.D., of the University of North Carolina, explains one of the most significant keys to well-being is being able to acquire and maintain relationships.

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8 things you probably do without realizing they're toxic to your mental health

Depression - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 15:54

People often confuse high achieving behavior with perfectionistic behavior. High achievers are dedicated, determined individuals who have a strong desire to accomplish something that's important to them.

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Racial differences in link between depression and early death in kidney disease patients

Depression - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 11:24

In white patients with chronic kidney disease, those with depressive symptoms had a higher risk of early death than those without depressive symptoms. This risk was much lower after accounting for use of anti-depressants, however.

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The Eight Basic Qualities in All Personality Disorders

Mental Health - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 09:26

From the earliest attempts by psychiatrists to diagnose longstanding deficits in adaptive functioning known as personality disorders, to the most recent revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual in 2013, there remains confusion and controversy. How many of these disorders are there, how distinct are they from one another, do they show stability over time, and- importantly- can people who have them be cured? Some of the personality disorders seem to provide sources of endless fascination to professionals and laypersons alike, such as narcissistic , antisocial , and borderline personality disorders.

EXCHANGE: An artist copes with autism

Depression - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 09:04

When she finally picked up a paintbrush again in February of last year, the first few canvases were filled with dark images - including one titled "Demon Lore." "It's art therapy.

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