Antidepressants

Millennials in the workplace

<b>It’s all a misunderstanding. Let’s explain.</b><p>When you hear someone bringing up the topic of millennials in the workplace, it’s usually followed by …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

7 Ways to Lose Weight Gain Caused by Medication

Antidepressants and steroids like prednisone often lead to extra pounds.<p>People living with issues like autoimmune diseases, from Crohn’s to …

Depression

Selfless nun ended life by stepping off cliff edge

A nun who was the youngest member of a convent in North Devon deliberately stepped off a steep cliff edge after visiting her GP and admitting she was …

Mental Health

8 Ways Your Period Changes When You Reach 40

Now the fun really begins.<p>From the very first day you got your period, you've been able to count on it coming back month after month (except during …

Women's Health

Sleeping pills linked to Alzheimer's disease risk: Study

london, Aug 14 (IANS) Regular intake of benzodiazepines, widely used to treat insomnia and anxiety, may be associated with an increased risk of …

Alzheimer's Disease

Depressed mum whose takeaway addiction drove her to brink of suicide makes incredible transformation

A mum who feared her children would one day stand over her grave wondering why she chose food over them, has lost eight stone in 18 months.<p>Emily Hill …

News (Wales)

Jamie O'Hara claims cheating on ex Danielle Lloyd 'cost him £1m' and reveals he 'thought about killing himself'

JAMIE O'Hara has admitted cheating on his ex-wife Danielle Lloyd cost him £1million.<p>The Celebrity Big Brother star, 31, opened up about his love rat …

Celebrity (UK)

News24.com | Novella gave us a life sentence without parole - victim's mom

The murder of US marketing executive Gabriela Kabrins Alban in Cape Town three years ago will forever haunt her loved ones, the Western Cape High …

Travel (South Africa)

What is postpartum psychosis? Causes, signs and treatment as Adele open up

Adele shared a smiley snap with best pal Laura Dockrill as she opened up about her condition [Instagram/Adele]<p>Pop superstar Adele has opened up about …

Mental Health

Corrections Psychiatry: Pharmacotherapy

Treatment inside prison mirrors that of general society though with some differences; some obvious, others subtle. The admissions unit on which I …

Mental Health

The prescription drugs which will land you in trouble abroad

A British woman held in an Egyptian jail accused of drug smuggling was dealt a devastating blow at a court hearing on Sunday.<p>Laura Plummer, 33, from …

United Arab Emirates

Treating depression in child may boost parent's mental health

New York, Aug 12 (IANS) The bond between parent and child extends far beyond sharing similar looks or behaviours as a new study suggests that …

Depression

What causes chronic fatigue? What we know, don’t know and suspect

Around 200,000 people in Australia suffer from a debilitating illness often branded with the unfortunate name of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).The …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

'I've done every drug under the sun': Sam Dastyari owns up to his dark battles with booze and addiction after his disgraced exit from politics - and why he went 15 days without eating

Once the youngest man to control the Australian Labor Party's affairs, Sam Dastyari's fall from grace included battles with addiction and suicidal …

Sam Dastyari

Alok Sarin dreams of relevant conversations on mental health

Mental health awareness in India cannot evolve if the medical establishment, members of society and the legal justice system continue to operate in …

Mental Health

Sexual Side Effects of the Newer Antidepressants

It’s no secret that SSRIs and SNRIs cause sexual dysfunction (SD) in a large proportion of patients who take them. The exact size of that proportion, …

Clinical Trials

Convicted dwarf killer caught 'sexually grooming girls' on Facebook who had same names as his daughters

A convicted dwarf killer who sexually groomed teenage girls on Facebook only to be confronted by paedophile hunters outside a hospital has been …

Crime

Four million people in England are long-term users of antidepressants

Data obtained by the Guardian shows that one in six people in England were prescribed antidepressants in 2017<p>More than four million people in England are long-term users of antidepressants, new figures obtained by the Guardian show.<p>Data released under the Freedom of Information Act shows that more …

Mental Health

8 Expectations vs. Reality Comics That Will Teach You Some Hard Truths

1. Making New Friends: Expectation Vs. Reality<br>2. Wearing Contacts: Expectation vs Reality3. Long Distance Relationships: Expectation VS. Reality<br>4. …

Humor

FDA Updates Guidance for Developing Antidepressant Medications

For the first time in over 40 years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing updates and revisions to its guidance on how industries …

Clinical Trials

Family of hit-and-run victim hopes sentence reforms man responsible for death

The family of a young woman killed in a hit-and-run incident in Newcastle in 2016 say they hope the sentence handed down today to the man responsible …

Crime

Veterans find help, and understanding, at daylong symposiumÂ

After serving nine years in the Army, Anthony Robinson, 63, battled depression, went through a divorce, fell into homelessness, and mostly let his …

Long Island

Antidepressants are changing animals' behaviour – and we're using technology to find out how

Antidepressants don’t just affect human libidos. New research shows that female starlings fed food spiked with the antidepressant fluxoxetine …

Behavior

Happier People Exercise, Never to Excess

The largest observational study of its kind, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal1, found that people who exercise report having 1.5 fewer days …

Mental Health

Indrani Mukerjea seeks bail, cites threat to life

Sources said Indrani’s plea has sought bail on several grounds, including an alleged threat to her life. She has cited two instances when she was …

India News

New theory may explain cause of depression and improve treatments

A review of recent studies suggests mitochondria may be the root cause of depression, providing an opportunity for novel antidepressant medication<p>A …

Depression

Parenting, Marijuana, and Federalism

Children don’t come with owner’s manuals. But if they did, the manuals might have a chapter entitled “When to give your child marijuana.” My husband …

Cannabis

How Long Does It Take for Antidepressants to Work?

If you have been prescribed an antidepressant medication to help reduce the symptoms of depression and anxiety, you may be wondering how long it will …

Depression

Cheaper alternatives are challenging big pharma | Financial Times

David Crow’s analysis of the US market for pharmaceuticals illustrates how oligopoly control of the health system has led to exorbitant pricing, what …

Multiple Sclerosis

Antidepressants make birds less likely to attract potential partners, study finds

Prescription medication that makes its way into the water supply can disrupt the courtship of starlings, researchers warn.<p>Pharmaceutical compounds …

Birds