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1 hr ago | Bioscience Technology

Study Questions Long-held Depression Belief

New evidence puts into doubt the long-standing belief that a deficiency in serotonin- a chemical messenger in the brain- plays a central role in depression.


Related Topix: Health, Wayne State University

2 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

What can Robin Williams' death teach us about suicide?

The coverage can hopefully add something constructive to the tidal wave of media attention, which The Huffington Post reported can sometimes lead to more suicides, especially among young people.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Aladdin, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Health

4 hrs ago | Philadelphia Weekly

A non-suicide letter, after 33 years of depression

In the wake of Robin William's highly publicized suicide, there has been a lot of discussion in both the commercial media and social media about depression and suicide.


Related Topix: Health, Opinion

4 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

East Lancs students taught how to recognise depression following spate of suicides

AN EAST Lancashire college will be teaching pupils to recognise the signs of depression and other mental health issues in the coming academic year.


Related Topix: Health, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom,

6 hrs ago |

Carrie Writes: Robin Williams' death inspires writer to share personal story of depression

This month we suffered a great loss with the death of actor Robin Williams . He spent years making us laugh and cry with his TV shows and movies.


Related Topix: Health

9 hrs ago | Island Gazette Newspaper Online

What Makes Depression So Deadly? Eight Reasons Why It's So Hard to Climb Out of the Darkness

When Graeme Cowan attempted suicide for the fourth time, he had tried a wide variety of treatments, including 23 different medications.


Related Topix: Health, Oakland, CA, Kinesiology, Medicine, Acupuncture

13 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

Sister queries hospital decision on suicidal man

THE sister of racehorse trainer James Douglas-Home questioned why a psychiatrist did not admit him to hospital the day before he shot himself in the head.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Suicide, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Solutions to dealing with depression

Solutions to dealing with depression Local professionals offer tips and discuss treatments for people suffering with depression.


Related Topix: Health, Psychology, Science, Union University

Farmington Daily Times

COLUMN: Talking to children about depression and suicide

Two days after Robin Williams took his life, my 11-year-old came traipsing into the kitchen at about 4 in the afternoon, heavy-lidded under disheveled hair.


Related Topix: Health

Science Daily

Link between prenatal antidepressant exposure, autism risk called into question

Previous studies that have suggested an increased risk of autism among children of women who took antidepressants during pregnancy may actually reflect the known increased risk associated with severe maternal depression.


Related Topix: Health

WAVE-TV Louisville


In its most severe forms, depression runs in families like other biological illnesses.


Related Topix: Opinion

Medical News Today

Collaborative care intervention improves depression among teens

Among adolescents with depression seen in primary care, a collaborative care intervention that included patient and parent engagement and education resulted in greater improvement in depressive symptoms at 12 months than usual care, according to a study in the August 27 issue of JAMA .


Related Topix: Health, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), University of Washington

Medical Daily

Teen Depression Sees Marked Improvement With Collaborative Care, Reducing Symptoms Within 1 Year

It used to be people thought children couldn't develop depression. Now, 11 percent of adolescents have a depressive disorder by age 18 - and a new JAMA study suggests collaborative care is a better way to go about treating it.


Related Topix: Medicine

Live Science

Teens with Depression Benefit from 'Collaborative Care'

For teenagers with depression, finding and sticking with an effective treatment strategy can be an uphill battle.


Related Topix: Health, Family, Teenagers, Kids, University of Washington, Medicine

The Carbon Valley Farmer

A decade on the rise, Colorado's suicide rate consistently tops national average

The suicide of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams this month released a flood of brokenhearted tributes from his many fans, friends and admirers.


Related Topix: Colorado, Suicide, Health, Grand Junction, CO

Business Journal

Can running cure depression? Seattle Children's brain research finds exercise can help patients

Researchers at Seattle Children's Research Institute have pinpointed a tiny area of the brain that controls our motivation to get off the couch and exercise, offering a potential breakthrough that could help doctors better treat depression in patients.


Related Topix: Health

How I overcame depression

When I first heard the news about Williams' apparent suicide , like millions of his fans, I felt heartbroken.


Related Topix: Health, Suicide, Education Etc.

The Wichita Eagle

Robin Williamsa death puts spotlight back on depression

"I felt my whole life had been for nothing," the 40-something writer/blogger said.


Related Topix: Health, Wichita, KS, University of Kansas, Genetics, Medicine, Sedgwick County, KS

St. Cloud Times

Times Writers Group: Many messages in Williams' deathTimes Writers...

Times Writers Group: Many messages in Williams' death Many factors go into why celebrity's death drew so much emotion.


Related Topix: Social Software, Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Health, Opinion


Fukushima court rules against nuclear operator in suicide suit: Kyodo

A Fukushima district court has ruled that Tokyo Electric was responsible for a woman's suicide following the March 2011 nuclear disaster and must pay 49 million yen in compensation, Kyodo news reported.


Related Topix: Health