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2 hrs ago | Psychology Today
The practice of medicine is probably almost as old as the human race. An important part of the Shaman's job was the diagnosis and treatment of the physical and mental symptoms afflicting sick members of the tribe.
6 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
Prescription-drug abuse and misuse by seniors doesn't get much attention. But with the senior population steadily growing, it's getting harder to ignore.
10 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a teen film which simply refuses to succumb to the forced sentiment, easy answers, and one-note characterizations so common to films of this particular ilk. Then again, perhaps placing it in the "teen film" category may very well lead some astray.
15 hrs ago | Korea Herald
One out of 8 South Korean adults said they have experienced depression at least once, but less than 10 percent of them received professional help, a survey released Sunday said. The findings by the Centers for Disease Control were derived from a nationwide poll of 3,840 households throughout 2012, focusing on adults aged 19 or older.
A talk by a singer and a GAA star on their teen experiences with mental illness left my children utterly transfixed Life is not fair. An understatement? Yes, life can be terribly, cruelly, horrifically unfair.
Depression is a serious illness. The recent deaths of high profile people such as Robin Williams and Charlotte Dawson have started conversations around this topic, but we still have a long way to go.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Contrave to help manage chronic obesity in adults with a body mass index of more than 27, provided that they also suffer from weight-related health issues such as Tupe2 diabestes, high cholesterol and/or hypertension . Contrave is a combination of two FDA-approved drugs, naltrexone and bupropion, in an extended-release formulation.
One of the leading myths that unfortunately still circulates about clinical depression is that it's caused by low serotonin levels in the brain . This is a myth because countless scientific studies have specifically examined this theory and have come back universally rejecting it.
For the second time this school year, students at Cathedral High School are mourning the loss of a fellow student because of suicide. It comes during Suicide Prevention Week, when advocates and family members are working to spread awareness about depression and mental illness.
MAJELLA O'Donnell will tell of her struggles with marriage break-up, crippling depression and breast cancer in a "searingly moving" autobiography to be published next month. 'It's All In The Head: My Story' charts the tale of a music-loving child growing up in Tipperary with "dreams of a future full of hope and excitement".
Nearly one in five suicides nationwide is a veteran, according to a recent study conducted by The Center for Public Integrity. "He held a gun up to his head and then he shot himself," she recalled.
In a study of more than 69,000 suicides spanning 40 years, Austrian researchers found two distinct correlations between sun-filled days and suicide rates. In the short term, sunny days were linked with an increase in suicide, but after two weeks of sunshine, the number of suicides dropped.
A team from McGill University has discovered that people who take the most common antidepressants are twice as likely to have dental implants fail as those who are not taking SSRIs. "Because antidepressants, which are widely used around the world, are reported to increase the risk of bone fracture and reduce bone formation , we were curious to see how they might affect dental implants," says Prof.
THE family of a York teenager who suffered from depression have urged young people to seek help with their feelings as soon as possible. Tristan Powell was 17 when he took his own life last month after struggling with depression, and his parents, Kevin and Pia-Mari, are determined to raise awareness of the illness while remembering their son at an event in York this weekend.
Long spells of sunshine - as proven by many scientific studies - can have a positive impact on the human mind and can have a helpful effect for people with depression. Things are very different at the start of a spell of nice weather, however.
Mariah Carey may be heading to rehab to treat her depression and alcohol dependency following her recent split from husband Nick Cannon. Sources said friends are worried because Carey been drinking alcohol to excess and is taking anti-depressants since splitting from Cannon a few months ago.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 08:20 pm
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