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4 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Prozac Nation' Turns 20By Nicolaus Mills

Twenty years ago Elizabeth Wurtzel's Prozac Nation ushered in a wave of confessional literature.


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8 hrs ago | Medical News

'Soft' bipolar spectrum disorders differ from depression

The neurocognitive function of patients with major depression who fall into the "soft" bipolar spectrum resembles that of patients with bipolar II disorder rather than those with unipolar depression, say researchers.


Related Topix: Health, Bipolar Disorder, Medicine

10 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Depression Contributes To Dementia In Older Adults: StudyDepression...

Depression Contributes To Dementia In Older Adults: Study New research suggests treating depression early could actually lessen the chances of getting dementia later in life.


Related Topix: Health

12 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Low strength brain stimulation may be effective for depression

Like antidepressant medications, however, they typically have a delayed onset. For example, a patient may receive several weeks of regular ECT treatments before a full response is achieved .


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16 hrs ago | WNDU-TV South Bend

Coloma teen's suicide opens bullying discussion

The tragic suicide of a 13-year-old Coloma girl has helped open up a dialogue about bullying in area schools.


Related Topix: Health

20 hrs ago | PsychCentral

The 'Weakness Factor': Men and Depression

I've found that it's much easier for women to say, "I'm depressed," than it is for men.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

23 hrs ago | Hills News

Black Dog Ride

Kellyville resident Geoff Bishop will join 70 other motorbike riders to travel around Australia to help raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Health

Yesterday |

Study: Women at higher risk for depression

Depression can strike at any age, but women are at a higher risk for experiencing depression, especially after age 40. Statistically, women are twice as likely to develop clinical depression as men, with one in four women suffering a depressive episode at some point in their lives.


Related Topix: Health, Mathematics, Science

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Post Surgical Depression and Anxiety: How acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help

Depression , anxiety, and symptoms of ADHD are the last thing that most patients thing they are going to face after a surgical procedure, especially those involving general anesthesia, but a surprising number of people face exactly that.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Acupuncture, ADHD

Midulster Today

Courses continue to tackle depression in Castledawson

Aim of the event is to help raise awareness of the signs, symptoms of depression, how to help yourself and others that may be affected.


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Depression linked to faster cognitive decline in old age

Among older adults with dementia, those who are also depressed tend to have more rapid cognitive decline, according to a new study.



How Is Depression Related to Dementia?

A new study gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia.


Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Rush University

Medical Daily

A New Risk Factor For Dementia: Depression Symptoms Linked To More Rapid Decline In Memory

Many doctors, observing how their depressed patients appear to be more likely to develop dementia, have wondered: Which comes first, the depression or the dementia? Do both problems share the same cause? Now, a new study from Rush University Medical Center shows depression to be independent of dementia-related brain changes.


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DNA test may predict suicide risk - study

A new genetic discovery by researchers may lead to the creation of a blood test that could use DNA to determine a person's risk of suicide.


Related Topix: Genetics, Johns Hopkins University, Health

Mountain View Voice

El Camino takes on postpartum depression

Pregnancy and childbirth can an exciting time for expecting parents, but it can also be a time of depression and anxiety.


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Medical News

Depressive bipolar patients have highest post-discharge suicide risk

Patients hospitalised with bipolar disorder are at the greatest risk of suicide immediately after discharge, and the rate at which the risk declines depends on the illness phase, Finnish researchers report.


Related Topix: Medicine, Bipolar Disorder, Health, Europe, Finland, World News,


Eisai Inc. And Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announce BELVIQ??...

Award is considered one of the biomedical industry's top accolades. It recognizes outstanding achievements in improving the human condition through the development of innovative therapies.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Eisai, Healthcare Industry, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Food and Drug Administration, Diabetes, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Another View -- Karlyn Borysenko: Workplace bullying is a serious problem, governor

GOV. MAGGIE Hassan's vetoing of the Healthy Workplace Bill is a disappointing turn of events.


Related Topix: Maggie Hassan, US Governors, Health, Opinion


Former firefighter files sexual harassment, discrimination lawsuit

A former firefighter has filed a lawsuit against the Clinton Fire Department for discrimination and harassment she said spanned her five-year tenure with the department.


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The Star Press

New study identifies why some deal with stress better

Researchers say a specific electrical pattern in the brain of otherwise genetically identical mice can predict how well they will cope with stress.

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