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1 hr ago | BlogHer

Jenee Darden Speaks about Robin Williams' Suicide and Living with Depression

Linda C Smith, who writes at The Blog , has recently published her first article on the Huffington Post.

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Related Topix: Health, Blog News, Life, Food, Pizza

1 hr ago | Lincolnshire Review

Local luncheons to focus on suicide, depression

The number of suicides in Lake County has ranged between 61 and 70 a year for the last five years - a sobering thought that upcoming events will address.

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Related Topix: Health, Lake Forest, IL, Waukegan, IL

1 hr ago | R & D

Research hints at why stress is more devastating for some

Some people take stress in stride; others are done in by it. New research at Rockefeller Univ.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health

4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Studies show turmeric may be more effective against depression than Prozac

Multiple studies have now shown that the active ingredient in turmeric, curcumin, is an effective treatment against clinical depression and may even be more effective than Prozac.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Turmeric, Medicine, Prozac, Sarafem, Fluoxetine (generic), Health, Pharmacology

8 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

New head of Ontario Bar Association speaks out about depression

Orlando da Silva, the new president of the Ontario Bar Association, says his struggle with depression goes back to childhood.

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Related Topix: Health

12 hrs ago | The Item

More and more elderly are malnourished, study finds.

Many older adults who were seen in the emergency room for health problems also showed signs of malnutrition or the risk of malnutrition, though most had not previously been diagnosed with the condition, a new study has found.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Health

Mon Sep 01, 2014

GastroHep.com

SSRIs prevent depression in Hep C treated patients

Specific serotonin reuptake inhibitors prevent interferon-I A-induced depression in patients with Hepatitis C, reports the latest issue of the Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology.

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Related Topix: Health

Examiner.com

Missing Marine Corps veteran found dead

Local officials say his death is not suspicious. They did not say his death was considered a suicide at this time.

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Related Topix: Health, Social Software

China Daily

Writers, fans mourn Salinger's Chinese translator

Sun Zhongxu shows an English copy of The Cather in the Rye at the 15th anniversary of its Chinese translation.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Health

Medical News Today

Serotonin deficiency as cause of depression - is it a myth?

A new study in mice suggests that serotonin deficiency may not play as influential a role in depression as has previously been thought.

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Related Topix: Health, Detroit, MI

RedOrbit

Depression Doesn't Have To Be Scary

Depression is a scary condition. It leaves some sufferers feeling helpless and hopeless.

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Related Topix: Health, The National, Entertainment, Television

KSL-TV

Va. man on 10,000-mile run for suicide prevention

Then 13, he said he had fallen into a deep depression and even had his suicide planned out before finding a different way to relieve his pain.

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Related Topix: Health, us Travel, Travel

Sun Aug 31, 2014

New York Post

Teen missing after running away from rehab center

Looking for my 16 yr old son. Ran away Friday nite. depression and suicide thoughts.

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Related Topix: Health

Examiner.com

Identifying depression in children

However, the persistent symptoms of depression can interfere with children's success at home and school.

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Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, Family, Teenagers

Switched

The Problem With Getting Too Much Light At Night

Artificial light at night is the problem. One study, which looked at the effect of nighttime light exposure on the elderly, found that the longer and more intense the exposure to light at night, the greater the chance of depressive symptoms.

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Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Melatonin, Supplement, La-Jolla, CA

International Business Times

'The Humbling' Director Barry Levinson Bewildered By Robin Williams' Suicide

Robin Williams' secret battle with depression that drove him to suicide is still hard to believe for many, as the comedian never showed signs of loneliness.

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Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Good Morning, Vietnam, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Health, California

PsyBlog

Long-Held Belief About Depression Challenged by New Study

However, there is no way to measure serotonin in the brain and it's not known exactly how SSRIs actually work.

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Related Topix: Health

PsychCentral

Childhood Burn Survivors Suffer Higher Rates of Depression, Suicidal Thoughts

Adults who were hospitalized for a burn as a child experience higher than usual rates of depression and suicidal thoughts, according to a new Australian study.

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Related Topix: Health

The Spokesman-Review

Carolyn Hax: No scandal in treating depression - Sun, 31 Aug 2014 PST

Dear Carolyn: I've struggled with depression and self-injury for years, and I recently had a wake-up call that I needed to change things.

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Related Topix: Health

ReporterHerald.com

Help is available for the millions of Americans who deal with depression

More than 20 million people in the United States suffer from depression. Jane Choate of Loveland says things that help her cope with depression include getting out in the sunshine, physical exercise and accomplishing a task, however small, and she says medical help is essential.

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Related Topix: Health, Loveland, CO

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