Depression

Depression Makes You Better - VICE

Would you say you’re a good judge of character? Do you have a great memory? Not easily tricked? Can you clearly and persuasively express yourself in writing? Congratulations, you’re probably a depressed sack of shit! A study conducted at the University of New South Wales, Australia has found that …

Australian Universities

Brain Scans Reveal 4 ‘Biotypes’ of Depression

Brain imaging allows researchers and clinicians to look under the hood of mental disorders. Rather than inferring conditions through surface …

Mental Health

Why none of us have a “normal” mind, according to a psychiatrist

Do you think everyone has an atypical brain to some extent?<p>I think many people have this idea that either your brain looks like everybody’s brain …

The Brain

Antidepressants for CPTSD – Controversial Subject?

I recently posted a video on my youtube channel that was a catch up video, and in that video I talked about the latest hoovering attempt by my golden …

Antidepressants

Should Everyone Really Be Screened for Depression? - Tonic

About a year ago, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended that all adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, as well as adolescents 12 and older be screened for depression at least once by their doctor. This sounds like a great idea on its face—depression is the leading …

Medical Journals

Cats Don't Cause Mental Health Problems, Study Says

Good news: having a cat in the home does not increase your risk for mental health problems, according to a new study.<p>Cats are host to a parasite …

Health

Your Last Prescription Might Just Be a Guess - Tonic

Doctors like the ability to prescribe medications "off-label." That's when a doctor gives you, say, an anti-epilepsy drug to treat your tinnitus. It's not necessarily approved by the government for that particular use, but it's legal, and as long as it works, you're happy.<p>But what if they don't …

Chemicals

Brain Scans Show 4 Different Types of Depression

Scientists say they’ve found neurological evidence of four different subtypes of depression—a discovery that may someday help doctors select the best …

Mental Health

Do You Contribute to Your Own Depression?

Source: SOURCE/COPYRIGHT<p>Every year millions struggle with depression. Conservative data from the Center for Disease Control suggest that 19 % of …

Mental Health

10 Plants You Need To Grow If You're Suffering From Depression, Stress, Or Anxiety

Ward off the blues with a backyard filled with stress-relieving, energizing plants for eating and aromatherapy.<p>Just being outside, whether you’re …

Mental Health

Self-guided cognitive behavioral therapy may help depression

(Reuters Health) - Online programs offering cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) without the therapist can reduce depression symptoms for some, according to a new review of existing research on the topic.<p>Automated CBT programs, or iCBT, which work to change a patient's non-productive thoughts, …

Mental Health

Warning Issued Over Prescribing Antidepressants For Health Issues Like Insomnia And PMT

'It’s not unusual to use off-label antidepressants in the UK.'<p>Little is known about the effects of antidepressants on health issues such as insomnia and migraine. Yet they’re still prescribed by some doctors to treat these conditions.<p>A new study found that around a third of antidepressants are …

Antidepressants

Sage Therapeutics Takes Investors On A Wild Ride As CEO Talks Up Brain Drugs

Sage Therapeutics CEO Jeffrey Jonas gets really excited when he talks about his company’s pipeline of drugs to treat seizures, postpartum depression (PPD), major depressive disorder (MDD) and other brain disorders, but last week he let his enthusiasm get the best of him. On February 16, a few days …

Mental Health

Get Your Depression Questions Answered Here

Depression can physically and emotionally drain you. There is a collection of tips presented below which will help you to embark on your journey …

Depression puts psoriasis patients at significantly greater risk of psoriatic arthritis

New study highlights the need for heightened prevention and management of depression in psoriasis patients, reports the Journal of Investigative …

Mental Health

PMDD: The period disorder you need to know about

It's so much more than PMS<p>Cramps, mood swings, sore boobs, tiredness - around 90% of people with uteruses experience PMS to some extent, and there …

Mental Health

Anxiety and ADHD in Patients With Single-Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease

February 22, 2017<p>Share this content:<p>Mental health clinicians should remain alert for ADHD and anxiety disorders in adolescents with single-ventricle …

ADHD

Testosterone therapy benefits elusive, JAMA studies find

Testosterone therapy for older men may possibly provide some benefit, but there’s also signs it could cause harm, according to a major series of …

Medicine

Heart disease linked to anxiety, negative feelings

HealthDay News<br>People with mild heart disease are more likely to say they have poorer health, anxiety and a negative outlook than the general …

Mental Health

Oak House want their anxiety dreams to “Cut That Out” on new track — listen

We often like to think of dreams as a fantasy escape from our daily life, as if our sleeping brains are trying to soothe the harm done by the real …

Neuralstem gets U.S. patent covering the use of NSI-189 in MDD; shares up 3% premarket

The USPTO issues a new patent to Neuralstem (NYSEMKT:CUR) covering protocols for using lead product candidate NSI-189 and related compounds for the …

Business

Using art to break the silence surrounding suicide in rural communities

Former farmer Steve Junghenn uses his latest art exhibition to encourage other farmers to start talking about rural suicide.

Australian News

Humans are becoming BLIND, FAT and DEPRESSED - and this is why

GETTYAn evolutionary mismatch has led to a rise in obesity, depression and bad vision<p>Obesity, poor vision and depression are on the rise thanks to …

Mental Health

Overcoming Depression

First of all I have to tell you I am not a doctor and if you are currently on any medications prescribed by a doctor. Do not stop taking your …

Meditation

Adolescents increasingly suffer from depression, survey suggests

The hardest questions pediatricians must routinely ask teenagers at checkups are those about depression and suicide. But they aren’t optional; we have to ask them, every time.<p>From 2005-14, the prevalence of depression – that is, the chance of having a major depressive episode over the course of a …

Mental Health

'Iodine' Pools Thousands Of Reviews To Help End The Pain Of Finding Medication

, Women@Forbes<p>(Screenshot via Iodine)<p>Since the dawn of the digital age, a seemingly endless stream of innovations has promised to improve nearly every aspect of our lives, from how we mail-order wine to the way we mail-order eyeglasses (or clothes, or weed, or whatever). Very rarely, though, does …

Mental Health

Apprentice winner Michelle Dewberry "wanted to die" during severe depression battle

Reality star says she felt suicidal despite the fact "everything was OK in my life".<p>Former <i>Apprentice</i> winner Michelle Dewberry has opened up about her …

Mental Health

Fashion Blogger Megan Gilbride Reveals The 'True Face Of Depression' In Intimate Photos

'I’m unwell and there’s no shame in that.'<p>A blogger has bravely opened up about her struggles with depression in a bid to highlight that regardless of what we may see online, nobody’s life is perfect.<p>Megan Gilbride, 27, sits bare-faced and exhausted in a series of candid photos which she says …

Mental Health

5 ways to cure anxiety and depression naturally

HEALTH<p>No Comments<p>Anxiety affects 18 percent of Americans. If you’re female, you’re 60 percent more likely to develop an anxiety disorder.<p>Even though …

Wellness

Teen Suicide Attempts Down in States with Same-Sex Marriages

A new research study finds that the implementation of state laws legalizing same-sex marriage was associated with a significant reduction in the rate …

Public Health