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19 min ago | Cartoon Brew

Film Review: 'Rocks in My Pockets': a Deeply Personal Film About Depression

New York-based animation director Signe Baumane will soon release Rocks In My Pockets, a mixed-media feature-length animated film for grown-ups very much in line with indie features such as Nina Paley's Sita Sings the Blues , Paul and Sandra Fierlinger's My Dog Tulip , and Bill Plympton's throng of long-form efforts.


Related Topix: Health, My Dog Tulip

4 hrs ago | SFGate

How Robin Williams' death resonates in depression treatment

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Related Topix: Health, Atlantis, FL, Science / Technology

7 hrs ago | ActionTrip

REVIEW: Depression Quest

Believe me or not, but my motivation to review Depression Quest has absolutely nothing to do with the absolutely ridiculous Quinnspiracy.


Related Topix: Health, Suicide

11 hrs 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.


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

11 hrs 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.


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

11 hrs 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.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health

14 hrs ago |

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.


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

18 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.


Related Topix: Health

22 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.


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

Mon Sep 01, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Health

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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Health, Detroit, MI


Depression Doesn't Have To Be Scary

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


Related Topix: Health, The National, Entertainment, Television


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.


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.


Related Topix: Health

Identifying depression in children

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


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


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.


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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Health