Depression

The Real Reason You Should Laugh Today

Depression - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 13:54

Laughter has long been regarded as a healing remedy of sorts. Laugher is not only beneficial for the soul, and one's spirit, but laughter therapy is currently being utilized alongside traditional therapy and/or medication for those suffering from anxiety , and other depressive symptoms.

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3 Signs Your Teen Needs Therapy

Depression - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 09:19

Some kids pass through adolescence swiftly, with little turmoil. For others, puberty detonates like a time bomb; once it goes off, nothing is the same.

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder Market is Driven by Increasing Incidence of Anxiety Disorders Worldwide

Depression - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 04:43

Major driving factors to propel the generalized anxiety disorders market are increasing incidence rate due to more stressful life, and presence of strong pipeline. Generalized anxiety disorder is characterized by excessive anxiety and worry about everyday life events with no apparent reason.

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Are Smartphones Making A Generation Of Kids Isolated And Depressed?

Depression - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 00:28

Adults know well enough how depressing it can be to see your friends cavorting about some beautiful international locale on Facebook while you're stuck at work too poor to travel. And we've also been trying to navigate the new etiquette around when it's OK to check your phone during in-person conversations, and when we should stop playing games on our phones and go to bed.

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Chester Bennington Collaborators Detail Relapse & Downplay Chris Cornell's Role in His Death

Depression - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 20:06

Linkin Park co-lead vocalist Chester Bennington poses for a photo at the band rehearsal studio on May 29, 2008 in Los Angeles. The story details Bennington's lifelong battle with depression and addiction and zeroes in on his final days, which had outwardly and even privately been marked by many positives.

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Should You Break Up With Your Therapist?

Mental Health - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 15:36

While starting over with a new therapist may be difficult, it might be the best move for your long-term health. There are about 85,000 licensed psychologists in the U.S., according to the American Psychological Association.

Smartphones Destroying Generation, Psychology Professor Says

Depression - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 15:34

Writing for The Atlantic , Jean M Twenge noted that smartphones and tablets have far-reaching effects on younger generations who grew up using these devices and whose lives have been shaped by the rise of social media. "The arrival of the smartphone has radically changed every aspect of teenagers' lives, from the nature of their social interactions to their mental health," she noted.

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Psychiatric Consultation at Your Fingertips: Descriptive Analysis of...

Mental Health - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:48

Mental health problems are commonly encountered in primary care, with primary care providers experiencing challenges referring patients to specialty mental health care. Electronic consultation is one model that has been shown to improve timely access to subspecialty care in a number of medical subspecialties.

a I tried to kill myself 3 timesa : Suicide rate for teenage girls hits 40-year high

Depression - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:47

Between 2007 and 2015, suicide rates for teenage boys and young men increased by over 30 percent and doubled among girls. Whitfield told ABC6 that she endured bullying for years because she is Muslim - and that the torment she endured worsened her depression and anxiety.

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a I tried to kill myself 3 timesa : Suicide rate for teenage girls hits 40-year high

Depression - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:47

Between 2007 and 2015, suicide rates for teenage boys and young men increased by over 30 percent and doubled among girls. Whitfield told ABC6 that she endured bullying for years because she is Muslim - and that the torment she endured worsened her depression and anxiety.

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Simon Cowell backs Ant McPartlin to make full recovery during rehab

Depression - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 05:58

Simon Cowell has backed Ant McPartlin to make a full recovery as the star receives treatment for depression, as well as alcohol and substance abuse. The 41-year-old co-host of Britain's Got Talent, Saturday Night Takeaway and I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! checked into rehab in June.

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How TV star Shama Sikander fought depression and bounced back

Depression - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 05:58

Shama Sikander is best remembered for her TV show 'Ye Meri Life Hai' . All pictures courtesy: Shama Sikander's Instagram account TV actress Shama Sikander is best remembered for her TV show 'Ye Meri Life Hai' .

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Study findings could lead to more effective and faster acting antidepressants

Depression - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 03:32

For people suffering from depression, a day without treatment can seem like a lifetime. A new study explains why the most commonly prescribed antidepressants can take as long as six weeks to have an effect.

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Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

Depression - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 22:53

Professor of psychology Jean M. Twenge, has written an incredible article on how the Smartphone and social media has been shaping a generation, and it does not look good. In it she goes into the sharp swings in characteristics including fleeting desire for independence and dating, as well as increased rates of depression, suicide, and delayed adolescence.

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Break The Silence: 'Surviving my depression prompted me to help others'

Depression - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 18:16

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Yoga May Help Ease Depression

Depression - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 15:54

If you've ever taken a yoga class, you probably know that it can help relax your body and your mind. Now, several new studies suggest that practicing yoga may also ease depression.

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Yoga effective at reducing symptoms of depression

Depression - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 15:54

People who suffer from depression may want to look to yoga as a complement to traditional therapies as the practice appears to lessen symptoms of the disorder, according to studies presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. "Yoga has become increasingly popular in the West, and many new yoga practitioners cite stress-reduction and other mental health concerns as their primary reason for practicing," said Lindsey Hopkins, PhD, of the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, who chaired a session highlighting research on yoga and depression.

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'Difficult People' star Julie Klausner: making it look easy

Depression - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 13:34

Perhaps no show in TV history ever had a title that was better suited to it: "Difficult People." In this Hulu comedy, 30-something best friends Julie and Billy form a pushy, shameless united front as they wage war with New York and the world of show business they half-heartedly are trying to break into.

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Scientists Use Light to Turn Off Autism Symptoms in Mice

Mental Health - Scientific American - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:30
The findings hint at treatments that could restore the balance of brain activity

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