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1 hr ago | Bioscience Technology
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.
2 hrs ago | Effingham Herald
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.
4 hrs ago | Philadelphia Weekly
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.
4 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen
AN EAST Lancashire college will be teaching pupils to recognise the signs of depression and other mental health issues in the coming academic year.
6 hrs ago | MassLive.com
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.
9 hrs ago | Island Gazette Newspaper Online
When Graeme Cowan attempted suicide for the fourth time, he had tried a wide variety of treatments, including 23 different medications.
Solutions to dealing with depression Local professionals offer tips and discuss treatments for people suffering with depression.
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.
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.
In its most severe forms, depression runs in families like other biological illnesses.
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 .
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.
For teenagers with depression, finding and sticking with an effective treatment strategy can be an uphill battle.
The suicide of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams this month released a flood of brokenhearted tributes from his many fans, friends and admirers.
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.
When I first heard the news about Williams' apparent suicide , like millions of his fans, I felt heartbroken.
"I felt my whole life had been for nothing," the 40-something writer/blogger said.
Times Writers Group: Many messages in Williams' death Many factors go into why celebrity's death drew so much emotion.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:39 pm
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