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6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Security, economic fears push Lebanese into depression

While there are no readily available national statistics, a number of experts in the field say anti-depressant sales are on the rise and more Lebanese are experiencing depression as the country's security and economic situation becomes increasingly precarious.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Depression, Health, Medicine

9 hrs ago | Western News

Redefining anorexia may unlock new treatments, therapies

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12 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Johns Hopkins Psychiatrist: Transgender is a - Mental Disorder' - "...

Dr. Paul R. McHugh, the former psychiatrist-in-chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital and its current Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry, said that transgenderism is a "mental disorder" that merits treatment, that sex change is "biologically impossible," and that people who promote sexual reassignment surgery are collaborating with and ... (more)


Related Topix: Transgender, Medicine, Vanderbilt University

15 hrs ago | Supermarket Guru

Get Creative: Eat More Produce

Can produce help people find meaning in their life? A New Zealand study thinks so.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables, Medicine, Depression, Health

18 hrs ago | Reuters

Your Money-'I don't take insurance' not always a doctor deal breaker

Some doctors really mean it when they say they do not take health insurance. For others, it is more of a nuanced statement.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health Insurance

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Self-harm is a growing problem; what parents need to watch for

In the United States, between two and three million people self-harm, which means inflicting pain on their bodies to cope with emotions.


Related Topix: Medicine


Sierra Tucson Welcomes Dr. Michael V. Genovese as New Medical Director

Sierra Tucson , an international leader in the treatment of addictions, eating disorders, mood disorders, complex pain management, and trauma/PTSD, has announced the appointment of Dr. Michael V. Genovese to medical director.

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Medicine, University of Connecticut, University of Pittsburgh, Pharmacology

Whitefish Bay

Aurora Psychiatric Hospital to Celebrate 125 Years of Service

Aurora Psychiatric Hospital has undergone many changes in the past 125 years, but one thing has remained consistent: the quality of care provided on the campus in Wauwatosa.


Related Topix: Wauwatosa, WI, Medicine, Pharmacology, Nursing

Daily Mail

How a child's drawings at four 'are a clue to cleverness'

Two shot as gunfire rings out in Ferguson on NINTH night of violence: Gas mask-clad reporters look on as cops fire tear gas at protesters armed with Molotov cocktails in scenes resembling a war zone Friend of cop who shot Michael Brown says teen 'punched officer and tried to grab his gun before bum-rushing him' One young man's life cut short - ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Home, Home Listing, Robin Williams, Yoga, Fitness, Medicine

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Star Online

Trouble sleeping: a warning sign of suicide in older adults

In a new study, people age 65 and older who reported trouble sleeping were more likely to commit suicide than those who slept well.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Stanford University, Medicine


NEWParents: The quality of your child's drawings is linked to their intelligence ten years later

Parents might laugh at their child's quaint crayon scribbles, but the balloon heads and stick-like limbs have a serious hidden meaning, research shows.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

The Chronicle Herald

WONG: We must shine light on darkness

Columnist Jan Wong writes that Robin Williams made us laugh while he was alive, and in death, he's made us think.


Related Topix: Suicide, Depression, Health, Medicine, Opinion


Psychiatrist urges friends, family to be alert for signs

IRRITABILITY, loss of interest in previously interesting activies and deteriorating personal hygiene are among the signs that a person is depressed and might commit suicide.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Depression, Health

Psychology Today

Robin Williams

On Monday night, the world was shocked to read about the suicide of Robin Williams at age 63. The outpouring of grief asked how someone who could bring so much joy to so many could also experience such darkness.

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Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Depression, Health, Medicine, Psychology, Science

Express India

'Surgeons get $233,150 annual salary; highest paid job in US'

Summary Surgeons get an average annual salary of USD 233,150 in the US, highest paid career in the country.


Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Holtville Tribune

PTSD can develop even without memory of the trauma, psychologists report

Adults can develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder even if they have no explicit memory of an early childhood trauma, according to research by UCLA psychologists.


Related Topix: Medicine, SUNY Albany

DNA India

Heard of the Tinderella syndrome?

Psychologists believe we are slowly losing our ability to flirt in real life because of our dependance on mobile dating apps and online dating sites A few years ago, dating online was looked at with contempt and a last resort for desperate singles.


Related Topix: Medicine, Online Dating


Association between therapeutic alliance, care satisfaction, and...

We sought to understand the association of specific aspects of care satisfaction, such as patients' perceived relationship with their psychiatrist and access to their psychiatrist and staff, and therapeutic alliance with participants' likelihood to adhere to their medication regimens among patients with bipolar disorder.


Related Topix: Medicine

Lowell Sun

A prototype for higher risk of suicide

If you tried to create a profile of someone at high risk of committing suicide, one likely example would look like this: A middle-aged or older white male toward the end of a successful career, who suffers from a serious medical problem as well as chronic depression and substance abuse, who recently completed treatment for either or both those ... (more)


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Suicide, Medicine, Psychology, Science

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Star Online

Depression, the loneliest place to be

A mural depicting actor Robin Williams in downtown Belgrade on Aug 13, 2014. Unknown artists drew the Academy Award-winning actor and comedian below a Belgrade bridge to pay tribute to him following his death.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine