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3 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

International Business Times

Al Pacino Says He Is Lucky To Be Spared From Depression

Both films are for the Venice Film Festival. Asked if he has ever been crippled by sadness and depression himself like the character he plays, the veteran actor shared that he is lucky to have been spared from depression.

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Mirror.co.uk

Fifi Geldof on depression: Admits she never told Bob about lifelong battle with mental illness

Fifi Geldof has opened up for the first time about her lifelong battle with depression, and reportedly revealed she has battled mental illness since the age of 11 - but never told her dad.

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Related Topix: Health, Drugs

Psychology Today

Diagnosing Depression In The Wake Of Robin Williams' Suicide

The importance of diagnosing depression has been highlighted in the wake of Robin Williams' suicide .

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Related Topix: Health, Psychology, Science

Examiner.com

Dr. Oz: Best diet sources of serotonin for boosting happiness and weight loss

Do you wish that you could feel happier? By understanding the habits of happy people and eating the right diet, you can achieve that goal, said Dr. Mehmet Oz on his Aug. 29 talk show .

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GantDaily.com

Recognizing and Treating Depression Program Offered by Tyrone Center

The program will be presented by John McIntosh, Ed.D., LPC, CAADC, a licensed professional counselor and certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor at Tyrone Regional Health Network.

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Related Topix: Health, Tyrone, PA

Examiner.com

Fitness for your mind - not just your body

Fitness and health of body have always been linked. Being physically fit makes your heart healthier, your lungs healthier, even your skin healthier.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Heraldseries.co.uk

Depressed woman died after hospital discharge

A WOMAN with a history of depression found dead the day after being discharged from a mental health hospital died of natural causes, a coroner has ruled.

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Related Topix: Health, Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Grand Haven Tribune

Tragic death may serve to shine light on depression

The recent suicide of Robin Williams is one such tragedy. That such a talented actor decided he needed to end his life at age 63 is extremely sad.

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Related Topix: Family, Hook, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Opinion

Philly.com

Boost your memory with electrical shocks?

Scientists have found that sending electrical currents through the scalp to a specific network of brain structures can enhance people's memories, for up to a day.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University

Medical News

Childhood burns victims experience higher rates of depression, suicidal thoughts

Adults who have been hospitalized for a burn as a child experience higher than usual rates of depression and suicidal thoughts, according to new research at the University of Adelaide.

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