depression

Dwayne The Rock Johnson's Mental Health Tweet Fuels Thoughtful Discussion

Dwayne The Rock Johnson's Mental Health Tweet Fuels Thoughtful Discussion

When The Rock of all aptly nicknamed people steps forward to discuss his ongoing battle with depression (see interview here) you better believe his fans are going to connect with it. Always a
It's time to talk about mental illness in indie development

It's time to talk about mental illness in indie development

This is normal.Heart pounding, hands shaking, head packed with static. The absolute inability to process what anyone is saying, let alone respond to it. Sitting alone at home -- lights off because
It's time to talk about mental illness in indie development

It's time to talk about mental illness in indie development

This is normal.Heart pounding, hands shaking, head packed with static. The absolute inability to process what anyone is saying, let alone respond to it. Sitting alone at home -- lights off because

Depressed People Cannot Appreciate This Special Thing

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Sudden Financial Loss Can Be Life-Threatening

Sudden Financial Loss Can Be Life-Threatening

Researchers have discovered that a sudden loss of net worth in middle or older age is associated with a significantly higher risk of death. Investigators from Northwestern Medicine and University […]
I've Always Wanted Kids, but Worry My Mental Illness Will Prevent Me From Being a Good Mom

I've Always Wanted Kids, but Worry My Mental Illness Will Prevent Me From Being a Good Mom

I was about six or seven when I started to recognize my sense of self. I became acutely aware of the traits that helped to shape my character. I took pride in my honesty, my inquisitive nature, and my
Self-Rating Poor Mental Health as ‘Good’ Tied to Better Outcomes a Year Later

Self-Rating Poor Mental Health as ‘Good’ Tied to Better Outcomes a Year Later

A new study finds that over 60 percent of patients who screen positive for either depression or serious psychological distress rate their own mental health as “good.” And one year […]
Dwayne Johnson has opened up about his experience with depression

Dwayne Johnson has opened up about his experience with depression

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has opened up about the times during his life he's battled with depression. The actor spoke about his mother's suicide attempt when he was 15, which he witnessed, in a recent
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Opens up About His Battle With Depression

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Opens up About His Battle With Depression

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was the second highest-paid actor last year, raking in a cool $65 million. But even with a boatload of money in his disposable, the Hollywood A-lister revealed that he was

Top Risk Factor For Depression Relapse (S)

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Kids With Autism & ADHD at Higher Risk for Anxiety, Mood Disorders

Kids With Autism & ADHD at Higher Risk for Anxiety, Mood Disorders

A new study finds that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at higher risker for anxiety and mood disorders. Published in Pediatrics,

After Stroke, Many Suffer from ‘Hidden’ Disabilities

Many stroke survivors suffer from “hidden” problems that go much deeper than physical disability alone. A new study investigates the prevalence of these post-stroke problems, such as fatigue, anxiety,
Risk of Depression, Suicide Drops When Transgender Kids Can Use Chosen Names

Risk of Depression, Suicide Drops When Transgender Kids Can Use Chosen Names

A new study has found that when transgender youths are allowed to use their chosen name in places such as work, school and at home, their risk of depression and […]
Perinatal Depression Seen as Undertreated in Minority Women

Perinatal Depression Seen as Undertreated in Minority Women

In a new position paper, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University urge federal policymakers to appropriate funds toward diagnosis and treatment of
We're getting close to a solution for one devastating aspect of antidepressants

We're getting close to a solution for one devastating aspect of antidepressants

A prescription for an antidepressant is hope. It can also be a guessing game. "Do I feel different? Do I feel better?" Nausea, weight gain, and sexual side effects — those can hit right away. But it

Parental Conflict Can Cause Lasting Emotional Damage to Kids

Children who regularly witness parental conflict may be sustaining lasting harm to their emotional processing abilities, potentially becoming overvigilant, anxious and vulnerable to misreading even
Addressing Depression Symptoms May Improve Memory & Cognition

Addressing Depression Symptoms May Improve Memory & Cognition

New research suggests that evaluation and treatment of symptoms of depression may improve or maintain cognitive functioning in some older patients diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
Overwatch League Star Says He Missed Games With "Stress And Panic Disorder"

Overwatch League Star Says He Missed Games With "Stress And Panic Disorder"

The New York Excelsior’s Kim “Pine” Do-hyeon was the star of the Overwatch League season’s first quarter, but conspicuously absent since. After the Excelsior won the second-stage title, Pine said that
Opioid Misuse May Be More Likely for More Educated Boomers

Opioid Misuse May Be More Likely for More Educated Boomers

New research from the University at Buffalo in New York finds that among baby boomers, more education is linked to greater risk of misusing prescription opioids. The study, which surveyed […]
How “The Office” helped me through my depression in college

How “The Office” helped me through my depression in college

The Office first aired on NBC on March 24th, 2005. On its 13th anniversary, one contributor explains why, to her, The Office…