Eric Metaxas: Dealing with Depression Through God's Grace

Depression - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 15:01

If you're dealing with depression, you might as well know there are no quick fixes, but there is always God's grace. Those who suffer from depression sometimes feel as if they're all alone.

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Don is in Complete Disbelief After Learning His Sister Has Taken Her...

Depression - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 04:39

Don knew that his sister has been battling depression for quite a long time. He was devastated when he found out that she ended her life as a result of her battle.

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Tardive dyskinesia: What you need to know

Depression - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 00:47

Tardive dyskinesia is a side effect of certain medications that causes unintended muscle movements, usually in the face. These movements are jerky, stiff, and cannot be controlled.

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Psychiatric shortages in Cape breton is also a public relations problem

Mental Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 00:30

Authors of a memo outlining shortages in psychiatric health resources in Cape Breton indicated it was held back from being sent out for a year, as they awaited a letter from provincial public relations personnel that never came. The Cape Breton Post previously reported on the Oct. 30, 2017 memo written by Nova Scotia Health Authority department of psychiatry site lead Dr. Scott Milligan and department chief Dr. Faisal Rahman which outlined the changes in psychiatric services that were required due to the shortage of staff.

Facebook Added a New AI Feature to Detect Suicidal Messages

Depression - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 20:41

Social media has been connected to a whole slew of negative mental health issues, including depression and anxiety . But it also makes mental health resources more accessible and can be used to spread awareness.

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Anxiety Disorders and Depression Treatment Market to Record Sturdy Growth by 2020

Depression - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 16:29

With anxiety disorders and depression becoming a substantial public health burden, efforts are increasingly afoot to reduce their impact. A large part of this endeavor entails the use of anxiolytics and antidepressants, which will augur well for the global anxiety disorders and depression treatment market.

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Depression - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:08

Self-cyberbullying. Using an alternate IP address to direct cruelties toward oneself.

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Isaac Giesen wants to be first Kiwi to row solo across Atlantic Ocean

Depression - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 07:49

Rower Isaac Giesen hopes to become the first New Zealander to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean, in his personal crusade against depression and suicide. A bid to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean to raise awareness of depression and suicide has been given a huge boost.

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Trump's 'base,' numbering millions, favors policies

Mental Health - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 05:05

OMG! Sixty-thousand mental health professionals have decided President Donald Trump is, IN FACT "suffering from delusions and is emotionally unfit for his office." Letter writer Don Switzer says this proves Trump is not simply "an orange haired buffoon" or "carnival barker" or "mere fool" or "horribly deranged" but is "mentally unstable."

Rebekah Vardy reveals on I'm A Celebrity... that she 'tried to kill herself' as a teen

Depression - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 03:49

I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! contestant Rebekah Vardy says she tried to take her own life as a teenager. She opened up about her struggles with mental health and says she had "bad" postnatal depression after having her fourth child earlier this year.

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TMS Neuro Institute Opens New Offices in Los Angeles Offering...

Depression - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 23:53

TMS Neuro Institute, led under the direction of Dr. Gennady Musher, MD, Phd, and Faculty Member at UCLA, has officially opened its doors in Los Angeles. The brand new facility was designed to treat patients in a relaxing setting complete with luxurious treatment rooms and high tech equipment.

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What help do Hongkongers facing the - silver tsunami' need?

Mental Health - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 20:59

Chang King-ho has been racing against time since her elderly mother was diagnosed with dementia a few years ago. She shops for groceries in haste, occasionally checking the home security camera feed on her mobile phone, and does not spend any time more than she needs in the bathroom.

Denmark has the happiest people in the world - and there are 3 ways anyone can be more like them

Depression - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 19:30

Community is a huge part of happiness - when you don't feel like you're part of a group, health and self control decline. Denmark is the happiest country in the world, and it's due in part to 92% of Danish people belonging to some kind of religious group or community.

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Fathers' depression affects kids' depression, too

Depression - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 15:18

Fathers who show signs of depression may be more likely to have kids who show signs of depression, especially in their teen years, according to a new study in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Previous research has shown an association between maternal depression and adolescent depression, but few studies have looked for links between fathers' and kids' depression.

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What Should Psychology Be?

Mental Health - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 14:26

The most recent issue of American Psychologist offers a retrospective on the APA's 125-year history . It is a story of a field with an uncertain identity , and a meandering history.

School districts experiment with later start times

Depression - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:56

As darkness faded just after 7 a.m. Friday, sleepy high school students across Allegheny and Westmoreland counties stood at bus stops or steered vehicles to school. Others already were inside on the way to breakfast or study halls, while others were beginning their first academic classes of the day.

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Nice Brains Finish Last

Depression - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 06:40

We all like to think that being kind, responsible, and fair will lead to a happy life. But what if we're wrong? What if nice guys really do finish last? A new study published in Nature Human Behavior suggests that those who value economic equity, at their brain's core, are more likely to be depressed.

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Largest study of opioid deaths reveals who is at most risk

Depression - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 02:30

Just over 60 percent of individuals who died from an opioid overdose had been diagnosed with a chronic pain condition, and many had been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, a study of more than 13,000 overdose deaths has found. The study, led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center , is the first to determine the proportion of those who died of an opioid overdose with chronic pain.

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'Party drug' may be a lifesaver to many

Depression - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 22:54

But researchers have found that it may provide instant relief to those who have been failed by other treatment methods, which can take two to six weeks to work even if they are effective. "The effects are much more rapid than anything we have available," said Dr. Cristina Cusin, a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Lawsuit: Iowa school for juvenile offenders misusing drugs

Mental Health - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 22:11

Officials at an Iowa school for juvenile offenders are failing to provide adequate mental health care to youth and are instead administering powerful drugs without proper oversight or consent, according to a lawsuit filed Monday by two advocacy groups. Disability Rights Iowa and Children's Rights, a national watchdog group, accuse administrators at the state-run Boys State Training School of giving juveniles "dangerous" psychotropic medications.

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