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2 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

4 hrs ago | 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 .

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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.

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

The Age

Treated for depression ... Darius Boyd playing for Newcastle on the weekend

Newcastle Knights fullback Darius Boyd has been admitted to a mental health clinic in order to seek treatment for depression.

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Medical Daily

Bipolar Depression Treated With Low-Strength Magnetic Stimulation May Improve Moods Faster

Treatments for bipolar depression currently take more than one session to begin working.

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BBC News

'Unacceptable delays' in patient's care

But that red-flag referral was later downgraded - without Mr Harcombe being seen by another medical professional.

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Forbes.com

How A Giant Act Of Philanthropy May Kickstart Psychiatry

If scientists ever decipher the complex biology behind diseases like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression, a lot of the credit may go not to a few deep-pocketed philanthropists and the money they've poured into the tiny stretch along the Charles River in Cambridge between Harvard and MIT.

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Related Topix: Schizophrenia, Health

Medical News

Brain stimulation effective for treatment of depression

Brain stimulation treatments, like electroconvulsive therapy and transcranial magnetic stimulation , are often effective for the treatment of depression .

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine

Live Charts

Ultrasis to release online depression treatment in Scotland

Healthcare firm Ultrasis has secured a contract to provide its online depression treatment, Beating the Blues , in Scotland.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Examiner.com

The Difference Between "Depression" and "Lyme Depression"

There is severe depression , and then there is Lyme depression -which, for many with Lyme, is not actually depression at all.

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Related Topix: Health

ABC News

The Happy Walker

Terra Lalirra is crossing the Nullabor, raising awareness for depression and suicide, and aiming to raise one million for Lifeline.

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BioMed Central

Sleep disturbance, depression and pain in adults with sickle cell disease

Sleep disturbance and depression are commonly encountered in primary care. In sickle cell disease, depression is associated with pain, poor treatment compliance, and lower quality of life.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

7.21.14: Numeric Personalities, Tipping Tendencies and Botox for Depression

Why is six scared of seven? Because seven, eight, nine. Jokes like this are only one example of the ways that we humans like to assign personality traits to the numbers that dictate our world.

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Navy Times

Study: Indirect link between combat and suicide risk

One of the first comprehensive efforts to explain record suicides among soldiers during and after their deployments in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan finds an indirect link between deployment, combat and self-destructive urges, according to a paper published Thursday.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Veteran Affairs, US National Guard, US Military

Express India

Owning a dog can make you feel 10 years younger

Want to feel 10 years younger? Own a dog! Pets not only keep you active they can also make you feel and act younger, a new study has found.

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PsychCentral

Physician Training Program Improves Care for Depression

A new performance improvement initiative for physicians has been found to significantly increase their use of evidence-based practices in screening for and treating depression .

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Related Topix: Health, University of Pennsylvania, Medicine

Deseret News

Understanding and responding to the increase of adolescent depression

Teen adolescence is becoming a prevalent issue within the nation and it's never been more important to understand it.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Family, Teenagers

Medical News Today

Black women in weight management program experienced a reduction in their depression

An intervention program aimed at helping obese women maintain their weight without adding pounds also significantly reduced depression in nearly half the participants, according to a new study from Duke University.

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Related Topix: Health, African-American, Duke University

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Newkerala.com

Weight control measures can help women beat depression

Dori Steinberg, lead author, said that the interventions that focus on maintaining one's weight, may have more widespread effects and that, they were able to reduce depression, among a population that was severely socioeconomically disadvantaged and had limited access to depression treatment, the result of which was comparable to what is seen with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, African-American

WebProNews

Fish Oil Supplements: Three Reasons To Try Them

Some people do not like taking fish oil because of the unpleasant scent of the capsules or the bad taste they leave behind.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil

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