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2 hrs ago | Psychology Today

So, does exercise treat depression?

During my residency days in the 1980s, every psychiatrist's office came outfitted with two ashtrays, one for the patient and the other for the doctor, and therapy was often conducted in a nicotine haze.


Related Topix: Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Fitness, Yoga, Smoking

2 hrs ago |

Audra Mcdonald Opens Up About Julliard Suicide Attempt

Record-breaking Tony Award winner Audra Mcdonald has confessed to attempting suicide when the stress of attending top drama school Julliard became too much for her to handle.


Related Topix: Health

4 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

War Vets Say That Mental Health Issues Are Their Top Concern

Army veteran Michael Blazer from Lebanon, Tenn. joins others to place 1,892 flags representing veteran and service members who have died by suicide to date in 2014, Thursday, March 27, 2014, on the National Mall in Washington.


Related Topix: National Mall, US National Parks, Life, Veteran Affairs, Health, US News, George Bush, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

8 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

Adolescent depression: how to respond to your children's misery

When Cheryl Cobb's daughter Mary was a teenager, she started simply refusing to go to school or church.


Related Topix: Health, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Genetics, Medicine, Teenagers

12 hrs ago | Switched

Is Postpartum Depression a Disease of Modern Civilization?

In the current issue of The New Yorker , Elizabeth Kolbert describes her family's brief and not entirely successful experiment with the Paleolithic diet.


Related Topix: New York, Agriculture, Science, Heart Disease

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Newham Recorder

Suicide verdict after woman finds lesbian wife hanged

A young woman had been discussing her future plans to have children with her lesbian partner the day before she was found hanged.


Related Topix: Health

The Ararat Advertiser

Community meeting on depression to be held next week by Battle of the Mind

Battle of the Mind will be coming to Ararat on August 2 and will run a free community meeting on depression at the Ararat and Grampians Tourist Information Centre from 2pm to 4pm.


Related Topix: Health


Inadequate Mental Health Care for Blacks with Depression and Diabetes, High Blood Pressure

* Blacks with major depression with type 2 diabetes or hypertension were no more likely to receive guideline-based depression treatment than those with depression alone.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Hypertension, Virginia Commonwealth University

Health News Digest

Coping with the Loss of a Spouse: Is it Grief or is it Depression?

Parsippany, NJ, July 2014 - Losing a husband or wife is devastating. A whirlwind of intense emotions - overwhelming sadness as well as shock, fear, guilt, anger, and numbness - make the days and weeks after a spouse's death agonizing and confusing.


Related Topix: Health, Parsippany, NJ, Psychology, Science

The Jersey Journal

Support groups help women suffering from postpartum depression

By Susan Bloom Special to The Star-Ledger Though Karen Shirazi-McGowan was used to supervising nearly 80 employees as director of audiology in an ear, nose and throat medical group, the 38-year-old Pequannock mom felt herself crumbling after the birth of her second son, Finn, in early 2013.


Related Topix: Health, Audiology, Pequannock, NJ, Denville, NJ, Ridgewood, NJ

Lexapro weight-gain side effects - here's how to avoid this common problem with antidepressants

Of all the potential side effects associated with antidepressant drug use, weight gain is one of the most familiar.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Health

Oxford Times

'Mum didn't realise the consequences of drugs'

A YOUNG parent who overdosed on a cocktail of drugs didn't know what she was doing, her mum said yesterday.


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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Age

Dealing with a drug dilemma

Children and young people are increasingly exposed to the risks as well as the benefits of mind-altering medications as prescriptions jump to unprecedented levels, writes Rachel Kleinman.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, ADHD, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic)

Los Angeles Times

Maintaining weight may lower depression in African American women

For children growing up in poverty, the seeds of poor health in adulthood appear to be sown early.


Related Topix: Health, Duke University

Warrnambool Standard

Sheds a shelter from darkness of isolation

MEN'S Sheds mean more than a few old blokes building furniture or fixing pushbikes - they also rescue people from depression and health issues.


Related Topix: Health, Australia,

Medical Daily

Depression More Likely In Military Personnel Taller Or Shorter Than Average Colleagues

Emotional challenges are part of a serviceman's life. Right from the tough training in boot camp, to deployment in war zones, and time away from family and loved ones can lead to an emotional upheaval serious enough to be diagnosed as depression.


Related Topix: Health

Hills News

Fifty years of service for Hills JPs

BAULKHAM Hills MP David Elliott hosted local Justices of the Peace to mark their 50 years of service to the community.


Related Topix: Health

Medical News Today

Doctors achieve performance improvement in management of depression

A performance improvement initiative for physicians can significantly increase their use of evidence-based practices in screening for and treating depression , in the July Journal of Psychiatric Practice.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

PhysOrg Weblog

Controlling childbirth pain tied to lower depression risk

Controlling pain during childbirth and post delivery may reduce the risk of postpartum depression, writes Katherine Wisner, M.D., a Northwestern MedicineA perinatal psychiatrist, in a July 23 editorial in Anesthesia & Analgesia .


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Air Force Times

Study uses EEGs to guide treatment for depression

Electroencephalograms, or EEGs, which measure electrical activity in the brain, show promise in improving treatment for depression - and consequently lowering post-traumatic stress symptoms and suicidal tendencies, a new military medical study has found.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Psychiatry, US Military, US Army, Fort Belvoir, Fort Belvoir, VA