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8 hrs ago | Scientific American

SSRIs May Help Us See the Glass Half Full

SSRIs block the body from reabsorbing serotonin, a neurotransmitter mostly found in the brain, spinal cord and digestive tract whose roles include regulation of mood, appetite, sexual function and sleep.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Paxil, Paxil CR, Paroxetine (generic), Health, Anxiety, Irritable Bowel Syndrome

12 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Self-discipline is key to manage money

Anything with the words 'financial literacy' in it tends to throw itself straight into that category and, no matter how hard you try, refuses to come out.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Health, Kids, Family

17 hrs ago | Medical News Today

COPD and the effect of depressed mood on pulmonary rehab completion

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that people with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who are also depressed have difficulty sticking to a pulmonary rehabilitation program.

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Related Topix: Copd, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Providence, RI

21 hrs ago | Infection Control Today

'Expressive Therapy' Intervention Assists Women Living with HIV

New research from UC San Francisco shows that an "expressive therapy" group intervention conducted by The Medea Project helps women living with HIV disclose their health status and improves their social support, self-efficacy and the safety and quality of their relationships.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, UC San Francisco

Fri Jul 11, 2014

USA Today

Studies ask whether MDMA can cure PTSD

Studies ask whether MDMA can cure PTSD Club drug Molly gives MDMA a bad name, but research on its medical uses are promising.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US National Guard, US Military, Health, Life, Veteran Affairs, Charleston, SC

Daily Mail

Anxiety and depression is rising among teenagers, Australian study shows

The review, which has been published in the in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, looked at 19 extensive studies conducted across 12 countries and found that teenage girls in Northern Europe, the UK and China are specifically experiencing an increase in mental health problems.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

PsyWeb

Depressed adults with Asperger's at higher risk for suicide

According to new research, adults who have Asperger's syndrome are at a much higher risk of experiencing suicidal thoughts than the rest of the public.

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Related Topix: Health, Autism

Kevin, M.D.

Recognizing and treating self-injurious behaviors in teens

A 14-year-old girl from a local middle school asked me this question at work last week.

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Related Topix: Health

National Public Radio

The Latino Mental Health Picture

Before we dive into some very personal stories about suicide, addiction and depression, we talk to two experts to get an overview of the state of Latino mental health.

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Related Topix: Health

Natural Holistic Health

Nutritional Advice for Depression

Depression is the most prevalent of all the emotional disorders. Symptoms may vary from feelings of minor sadness to sheer misery and dejection.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Vegetables, Supplement, Fish Oil, Folic Acid, Vitamin B6

Blackpool Today

Dad dies during trip

A dad of three was found dead in bed after travelling to Blackpool to watch his son play in a football tournament.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel, Health, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, iPhone

WLKY-TV Louisville

Veterans gather seeking support for medical marijuana to treat PTSD

SEEKING SUPPORT FROM STATE LAWMAKERS. BUT STEVE BURGIN REPORTS IT'S GOING TO BE A HARD SELL... STEVE? SOME 18-THOUSAND VETERANS HERE IN KENTUCKY HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH P-T-S-D... AND SOME OF THEM BELIEVE MARIJUANA IS THE ANSWER TO THEIR PAIN.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Kentucky, Health

Mail & Guardian

'I won the battle to beat bipolar'

It was just after eight in the evening at Akeso, a private psychiatric clinic in A Parktown, Johannesburg.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Health, Bipolar Disorder, Africa

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Trials Journal

Cognitive bias modification to prevent depression (COPE): study...

Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide and, although efficacious treatments are available, their efficacy is suboptimal and recurrence of symptoms is common.

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Related Topix: Health

LiveScience

Harsh Thoughts: Cynicism Linked to Stroke Risk

Middle-age and older people who are highly stressed, have depression or who are perhaps even just cynical may be at increased risk of stroke, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Minnesota

WJRT

Suicides have increased in mid-Michigan

It's a topic most people don't like to talk about, but it's taking more and more lives in Genesee County - especially young lives.

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Related Topix: Genesee County, MI, Health

Medical News Today

Rehab for age-related loss of vision cuts depression risk in half

There is an associated risk of depression in people who experience loss of vision due to conditions such as age-related macular degeneration.

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Related Topix: Health, Macular Degeneration, Philadelphia, PA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Science Daily

Why people with bipolar disorder are bigger risk-takers

Circuits in the brain involved in pursuing and relishing rewarding experiences are more strongly activated in people with bipolar disorder, guiding them towards riskier gambles and away from safer ones, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Study examines effect of depressed mood on pulmonary rehab completion

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that people with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who are also depressed have difficulty sticking to a pulmonary rehabilitation program.

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Related Topix: Copd, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Providence, RI

Mental Help Net

Fluoxetine + Behavioral Tx Cuts Pediatric Depression Relapse

Fluoxetine plus relapse-prevention cognitive-behavioral therapy cuts the risk of relapse in youth with major depressive disorder, according to a study published online June 17 in The American Journal of Psychiatry .

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Related Topix: Health, Texas

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