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Filmmaker searches for answers in deeply felt documentary '32 Pills: My Sister's Suicide'

17 hours 7 min ago

Director Hope Litoff conducts a searing inventory of her sister's life in the stark and unflinching documentary "32 Pills: My Sister's Suicide." A documentary film editor, Litoff puts herself on camera while attempting to ask the question that bedeviled her sister through years of mental illness: "Why?" Litoff's sister, Ruth Litoff, was a talented photographer and artist, a beautiful and sensual woman who created beautiful and sensual artwork - large format photographs of flowers, dioramas and tchotchkes, street portraits, collages and nude self-portraits.

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Celebrities and depression

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:31

DEPRESSION has been a hot topic recently in social media. Some have even surmised that the main reason for it could be someone's low EQ or emotional quotient.

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Fonterra probiotic strain may help relieve post-natal depression, suggests study

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:59

Women who consumed the probiotic strain Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 during and after pregnancy showed fewer symptoms of depression and anxiety in the weeks after their infant's birth, according to research published in EBioMedicine. Supplementation with Lactobacillus rhamnosus a HN001 reduced mothers' levels of post-natal depression and anxiety during the period between 1 and 2 months after they had given birth.

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When a Sibling Dies by Suicide

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:44

"As far back as I can remember, Michael was always good at being silly. He could make me laugh harder than anyone.

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Taika Waititi responds to being labelled 'treasonous' by Duncan Garner

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 05:11

The Thor: Ragnarok director took to Twitter this evening to 'apologise' for comments he made in an interview with Marae regarding New Zealand's waterways, suicide rates and child poverty, among other things. "I'm sorry NZ!" he tweeted.

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Indoor tanning dependency common in young women, especially in those with depression

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:55

A survey of young, white women who have used indoor tanning at least once in the past year showed that more than one in five of them have signs of being addicted to the high dose of ultraviolet radiation from tanning beds. In addition, women with symptoms of depression were three times more likely to meet the criteria for having a tanning dependence.

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Indoor tanning dependency common in young women, especially in those with depression

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:55

A survey of young, white women who have used indoor tanning at least once in the past year showed that more than one in five of them have signs of being addicted to the high dose of ultraviolet radiation from tanning beds. In addition, women with symptoms of depression were three times more likely to meet the criteria for having a tanning dependence.

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Nashville doctor using new treatment to combat depression

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:42

Most recent statistics show the rate of suicides is the highest in Davidson County. In 2014, more deaths were the result of suicide than automobile accidents and homicide.

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City of San Fernando celebrates Mental Health Month

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:08

THE City Government of San Fernando, in partnership with the Department of Health -Central Luzon, celebrated National Mental Health Awareness Week over the weekend at Heroes Hall here. Dubbed "Kumusta ka? Tara Usap Tayo!" the whole day program sought to raise mental awareness among the youth by giving them lectures and activities on how to overcome depression and stress that can lead to suicide.

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Why emotional intelligence is key in the digital age

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:42

But the definition of happiness can be misunderstood - often it is seen as the presence of positive emotions and the absence of negative ones, which can lead to work cultures that pressure people into faking positive emotions. Research has shown this "faking" can result in long-term physical and emotional illness.

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Can Instagram Photos Suggest Who Might Have Depression?

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 07:05

More than 16 million American adults suffer at least one major depressive disorder every year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Most people with depression don't have access to quality psychiatric care, says Chris Danforth, associate professor of mathematics and statistics at the University of Vermont.

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The link between migraines and depression

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 03:01

Scientists have established a link between the frequency of migraines and the severity of anxiety and depression in people who people who suffer both The root causes of migraines are unclear, but researchers think there may be a genetic link between the predispositions for migraines and mood disorders How frequently someone gets migraines is linked to how intense their bouts of anxiety and depression are, according to a new study. The study also found that those that did not sleep well were also more likely to get more frequent headaches.

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Fish depression is no laughing matter

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:09

Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. Can a fish be depressed? This question has been floating around my head ever since I spent a night in a hotel across from an excruciatingly sad-looking Siamese fighting fish.

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Depression in seniors: Not normal, not necessary

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 18:37

Taking care of your body, mind and spirit is an important part of healthy aging. We treat physical pain and discomfort, but when it comes to mental and emotional symptoms, many people suffer in silence.

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Are natural remedies effective for depression?

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:18

Rochester, Minnesota - So-called natural remedies for depression aren't a replacement for medical diagnosis and treatment. However, for some people certain herbal and dietary supplements do seem to work well, but more studies are needed to determine which are most likely to help and what side effects they might cause.

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Why Parents Need to be Aware of Smartphone Danger

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:01

"I wake up in cold sweats every so often thinking, what did we bring to the world?" -Tony Fadell, former Senior Vice President at Apple Fadell said this on the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone. He realized how smartphones had changed society, and saw their addictive qualities in his own children.

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Probiotics could be the solution to postnatal depression: study

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:01

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David Walsh: Not wrong to take pills for depression - some need them

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 05:43

One of the clearest memories I have from my early battle with depression is the squeak of shoe leather on waiting room linoleum. I was absent-mindedly bouncing my right leg while my head swirled with the thoughts of being prescribed antidepressants.

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'Magic Mushrooms' Might Ease Depression Symptoms

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 01:34

The research had a small sample size - only 20 patients - and no control group who got a placebo for comparison's sake. That makes it hard to draw firm conclusions about if or how well the hallucinogenic compound really works at fighting depression .

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Magic mushrooms chemical Psilocybin for treatment of hard-to treat depression

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 23:14

A new study from UK has found efficacy of psilocybin a chemical found in "magic mushrooms", in severe depression. The study involved 19 patients with severe depression.

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