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Shapleigh resident Rebecca Liberty discovered the body of her 16-year-old daughter Haley Plaisted after taking her own life in the garage.
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Americans don't shy away from taking pills . According to IMS Health, an estimated 16 million people in the United States use painkillers, 5 million take sleep aids and 18 million rely on some form of antidepressants.
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Like Scotch broom and dandelions, despair can be invasive. This is why, every Monday, Lee Lee, a Hmong refugee, puts on her sun hat and flip-flops, grabs the hoe handmade by her father and brother in Laos and heads to the Hmong Village Community Garden here, where she tends rows of purple lemon grass, bitter melon and medicinal herbs along with ... (more)
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Biomedical approach: Bipolar treatments Geodon and Zoloft sit on a shelf with stimulants Provigil and Strattera at Skenderian Apothecary in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 2007.
A new program for treating the emotional health of mothers of children with ADHD has shown significant benefits for the children themselves, finds a new study by University of Maryland researchers.
Patients with diabetes who are depressed are much more likely to develop episodes of dangerously low blood sugars, or hypoglycemia, than are those who are not depressed, a new study has found.
Darrell L. Hudson, PhD, MPH; Andrew J. Karter, PhD; Alicia Fernandez, MD; Melissa Parker, MS; Alyce S. Adams, PhD; Dean Schillinger, MD; Howard H. Moffet, MPH; Jufen Zhou, MS; and Nancy E. Adler, PhD It is unknown to what extent the gap between need and care for depression among patients with diabetes differs across racial/ethnic groups.
Untreated depression creates biological changes that accelerate aging and increase the risk of life-threatening diseases.
Current antidepressants take weeks or months to have an effect, and then only in 30% of patients, notes Matthew Herper, Forbes, in a recent post .
Run for Wellness. Members of CameronHelps were at Father Michael Goetz Secondary School on Tuesday to talk about the benefits of running to overcome mental health issues.
Angel Schwiefert was diagnosed with depression, also known as major depressive disorder, a few years ago.
"We are the first to show that it is possible to prevent the depression symptoms of Huntington's disease by deactivating the diseased protein in nerve cell populations in the hypothalamus in the brain.
Ketamine, widely known by the street name "Special K," can cure symptoms of depression in hours according to a new study.
Until joining the company a few years ago, J&J neuroscience R&D head Husseini Manji led the mood and anxiety disorders program at the National Institutes of Health .
"Mental health" - what does that even mean? Although most commonly used in conjunction with the word "issue," the reality is that everyone sits somewhere on the mental health continuum, just like the physical health continuum.