Depression

Behavioral Activation For Depression

While we all feel sad, moody or low from time to time, some people experience these feelings intensely, for long periods of time (weeks, months or …

Mental Health

Overcoming Depression With The Right Tips And Frame Of Mind

Many who suffer from depression but are not even aware of it. They believe things are temporary rough and not know that they’re depressed.<p>An …

Doctors May Have Found a New Use for the Powerful Party Drug Ketamine

Ketamine might be able to clean up its image.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Data, Health, History & Medicine<p>The powerful dissociative tranquilizer drug ketamine, …

Medicine

Electroconvulsive therapy mostly used on women and older people, says study

Findings are a cause for concern and symptom of the ‘over-medicalising of human distress’, says co-author of report using NHS data<p>The use of electroconvulsive therapy to treat serious mental health problems is more prevalent in women and older individuals, researchers have found.<p>The study, which …

Mental Health

New Study Reveals Just How Bad Cyber Bullying Has Got

A new report has revealed the true extent of online bullying as well as the impact it is having on young women. It shows that 53% of teenagers have …

Bullying

You Should Never Ignore These 4 Subtle Symptoms of Depression

Despite how common depression is, it can easily be ignored or misdiagnosed, which is harmful because when left unchecked, the mood disorder can be debilitating. Depression manifests itself in many different ways that are subjective to each sufferer, and while you may know the physical symptoms, …

Mental Health

8 physical symptoms of seasonal affective dissorder and how to improve them

The 'winter blues' is actually a serious mental health condition...<p><b>Medical experts share advice on how to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD) -</b> …

Mental Health

Some thoughts on whether intelligence is linked to anxiety and depression

In High intelligence: A risk factor for psychological and physiological overexcitabilities, a group of academic and industry neuroscientists survey a …

Cognition

Ketamine: The Benefits and Limitations of Depression’s New “Miracle Drug”

<i>Credit: Robert A. Lisak</i><p>Up to a third of patients with depression don’t respond to traditional forms of treatment. For those patients, the dark fog …

Mental Health

Women get the blame for everything. No wonder self-harm in girls is rising

We will never have girls who love and cherish themselves if we continue to burden them with failings that are hardly ever theirs<p>So self-harm too, it seems, is a women’s issue. Along with anorexia, bulimia and every other self-destructive behaviour going. A University of Manchester study published …

Opinion

Self-harm among teenage girls up 68% in three years, shows research

Self-harm among teenage girls has risen by 68 per cent in three years, research has revealed.<p>The study by researchers at the University of Manchester …

Mental Health

More girls than ever are self-harming. We ignore them at our peril

Social media, body image, school pressures: again and again, these are given as an explanations for the alarming deterioration in young women and girls’ mental health.<p>Today, yet another report highlights this worrying issue, showing that self-harm has risen 68 per cent among 13 to 16 year old girls …

Mental Health

Anxiety Treatment With Drugs

Free Website Content » Health » Stress Articles<p>By: Jamie Snodgrass<p><b>Anxiety</b><p>Do you often find yourself stressed out because of certain misfortunes of …

Pain

How Can I Stop Weight Gain From My Bipolar, Depression, Anxiety Medications?

Peer support includes relationships that are respectful, hopeful, trusting AND letting an individual be the expert on themselves AND supports many …

Mental Health

HMP Winchester inmate who died had asked staff about suicide methods

Sean Plumstead’s remarks to staff member – who had not had compulsory self-harm training – were not reported, inquest hears<p>An inmate who killed himself at Winchester prison had asked a member of staff two days earlier about the best method of ending his life but his comments were never reported, an …

Mental Health

Michelle Williams Reveals She Had Thoughts Of Suicide During Peak Destiny's Child Fame

Michelle Williams suffered from depression that peaked just as Destiny's Child was at the height of fame, the singer revealed this week.Williams, who …

Canadian News

Are “depression naps” actually a good idea? A mental health expert weighs in

Social media has blessedly morphed from a place where users post photos of their (supposedly) nonstop-happy lives to a space for sharing how you’re</i> …

Lifestyle

A Stanford researcher is pioneering a dramatic shift in how we treat depression — and Google Brain's cofounder has joined the effort

• <b>Several tech startups have entered the mental health space in recent years, but few have made a real impact.</b>• <b><br>Woebot is an artificially intelligent chatbot designed by Stanford researchers. It uses one of the most heavily researched clinical approaches to treating depression.</b>• <b><br>This week, the company</b> …

Science

Akathisia: Definition, symptoms, and treatment

Akathisia is a side effect of certain drugs that causes an uncontrollable urge to move the legs. It often begins soon after a person starts on a new …

Medicine

How hyperconnectedness is making our daughters self-harm

Self-harm is on the rise among young teenage girls. They are cutting themselves, poisoning themselves, drawing blood because they can’t shed tears, crying for help up in their bedrooms where no one can hear them.<p>The figures are stark, unambiguous, shocking; a 70 per cent rise since 2011, according …

Mental Health

What Causes Migraines? Scientists Discover Chemical Imbalance That Might Be Behind Severe Headaches

The link between migraines, depression, and anxiety may be explained by similar imbalances in the brain.

Mental Health

A surprising number of teenagers are engaging in 'digital self-harm,' the practice of being mean to yourself online

• <b>A new study found 6% of US teens anonymously post or share mean things about themselves online.</b>• <b><br>The act is called "digital self-harm," and its rates mirror those of traditional self-harm, such as cutting.</b>• <b><br>Experts have found teens digital self-harm in an effort to validate their insecurities in a</b> …

Science

Groovy News: Shrooms Help Reset Depressed Brain

Depression treatment is better now than ever before, thanks to a variety of prescription drug options and improved therapy techniques. But in some …

Health

Young Adults and Mental Illness-what are the Warning Signs? – TrdPip

By: Craig Elliott-<p>Mental illness is not just an affliction that you are born with; mental illnesses can develop over time, whether as something that …

Mental Disorders

Michelle Williams Opens Up About Being Suicidal While Touring With Destiny's Child

In her 20s, Michelle Williams lived a life most of us could only dream of: touring the world with her bandmates, Beyoncé Knowles and Kelly Rowland, …

Destiny's Child

What Is Best For Me?

If you are one of those living with panic attack symptoms, you know it can almost take over your life. Living with the fear that you will have to …

Anxiety

Charities praise self harm episode as Hollyoaks responds to backlash

<b>Hollyoaks has defended its decision to run an episode featuring scenes which saw three teenage characters enter into a self harm pact as part of the</b> …

Mental Health

'Triggering' Halloween costume not meant to make light of suicide: thrift store

Labelled “2 Cruel World,” the stick-on item is meant to look like two slash marks on a wrist.

Mental Health

Do Fish Suffer From Depression Too? Experts Say Yes

<b>(CBS Local)</b> — Have you ever seen a sad-looking fish? According to researchers, fish depression is a very really thing and the condition is being used …

Mental Health

Hollyoaks spoiler: Trailer shows first look at school explosion stunt but who dies?

<b>Hollyoaks has revealed the first footage of the upcoming school explosion stunt as a trailer has teased big danger for the teen characters in the</b> …

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