depression

Ariel Winter Gets Real About Weight Loss & Anti-Depressants — ‘I’ve Tried 10+ Meds Over The Course Of A Few Years’

Ariel Winter Gets Real About Weight Loss & Anti-Depressants — ‘I’ve Tried 10+ Meds Over The Course Of A Few Years’

Ariel Winter is heeding a word of caution to fans who noticed a correlation between her weight loss and changing her anti-depressants. The 21-year-old has been candid with her followers about her
CBT Shown to Ease Menopausal Symptoms

CBT Shown to Ease Menopausal Symptoms

New research finds a nonpharmacological solution to relief of menopausal symptoms may be cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Although a small study, investigators discovered CBT can help to manage
CBT May Benefit Mental Health of Kids with Long-Term Conditions

CBT May Benefit Mental Health of Kids with Long-Term Conditions

A new U.K. analysis finds that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can help improve the mental health of children and young people with long-term physical conditions, including inflammatory bowel
fMRI Detects Brain Imbalance Linked to Future Teen Depression

fMRI Detects Brain Imbalance Linked to Future Teen Depression

A new study suggests an imbalance of functioning in attention-related brain systems may help forecast the course of teen depression. Researchers discovered faulty connections between frontal and
Depressive Symptoms May Hike Women’s Risk for Other Chronic Illnesses

Depressive Symptoms May Hike Women’s Risk for Other Chronic Illnesses

Women who experience symptoms of depression, even without a clinical diagnosis, are at greater risk of developing multiple chronic diseases, according to a new Australian study led by The
Ecstasy Shows Promise for Treating PTSD

Ecstasy Shows Promise for Treating PTSD

A new study has found that MDMA, also known as ecstasy, may be helpful in treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study demonstrated substantial improvements in individuals who had not...
Why Is It Still So Hard For Young People of Color to Get Therapy?

Why Is It Still So Hard For Young People of Color to Get Therapy?

More Black and brown millennials are seeking therapy, but there are still major obstacles in a mental health care system designed for white people.
Parents: Are You Depressed or Just Tired?

Parents: Are You Depressed or Just Tired?

Pre-motherhood, I was never prone to depression (anxiety is more my jam). But there have been several times since becoming a parent that I have wondered: Am I depressed? Days when I’ve wanted to get
Dutch Girl Euthanized in Netherlands After Suffering Childhood Rape

Dutch Girl Euthanized in Netherlands After Suffering Childhood Rape

A 17-year-old Dutch girl was euthanized at her home on Sunday after saying that the trauma of being raped as a child made her feel she couldn’t keep living.
I Am Yusef Roach

I Am Yusef Roach

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and EDGE LORD Yusef Roach to discuss his upbringing, his insane twitter, how he came into comedy in Austin, and much more! It's a fun episode
A simple strategy helps doctors fight burnout. Could it work for the rest of us?

A simple strategy helps doctors fight burnout. Could it work for the rest of us?

No profession is immune to burnout, but healthcare seems almost designed to invite it.
Everyone got the Dutch euthanasia story wrong

Everyone got the Dutch euthanasia story wrong

The Dutch teen was not granted her request for euthanasia.
Are you suffering from burnout? Ask yourself four questions

Are you suffering from burnout? Ask yourself four questions

If you answer yes to any of these questions, it might be time for change.
How Chronic Inflammation May Hinder Dopamine, Motivation

How Chronic Inflammation May Hinder Dopamine, Motivation

Research has shown that the brain’s dopamine system, which drives motivation, is directly affected by chronic, low-grade inflammation. Now, researchers at Emory University have proposed a theory as to
Poor Fitness & Strength Tied to Depression, Anxiety in Middle-Aged Women

Poor Fitness & Strength Tied to Depression, Anxiety in Middle-Aged Women

Although physical fitness has been linked to reducing the risk of heart disease and enhancing well-being, a new study appears to bolster the mental health benefits of staying in shape,...
Genetic Liability for Major Depression Ups Risk of Suicide Attempts

Genetic Liability for Major Depression Ups Risk of Suicide Attempts

A new study has discovered that a genetic predisposition for major depression also increases an individual’s risk for a suicide attempt. The finding of a shared genetic link between suicide...
Childhood Adversity Linked to Premature Brain Development and Mental Illness

Childhood Adversity Linked to Premature Brain Development and Mental Illness

New research shows that growing up in poverty and experiencing traumatic events such as a bad accident or sexual assault can negatively impact brain development and behavior in children and...
'I lie to my health visitor. I lie to myself': the truth about postnatal depression

'I lie to my health visitor. I lie to myself': the truth about postnatal depression

It took months for me to accept a diagnosis for the pain and outrage I felt. Could I find my way through?It is the worst of times and the worst of times. Brighton, May 2017. I am bone-tired, shoving a
Parents of Depressed Teens May Benefit From Treatment Too

Parents of Depressed Teens May Benefit From Treatment Too

Teen depression can have a significant impact on the whole family, and now a new study suggests that parents of depressed teens may also benefit from seeking treatment. “Families are...