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Severe Injuries from Violence May Hike Risk for Depression, PTSD

Severe Injuries from Violence May Hike Risk for Depression, PTSD

Many individuals who are hospitalized for a serious injury are at greater risk for developing post-injury depression and/or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A new study finds that these
She’s Not Your Superwoman: Miko Branch of Miss Jessie’s Pays Homage to Her Sister Titi on Her 50th Birthday

She’s Not Your Superwoman: Miko Branch of Miss Jessie’s Pays Homage to Her Sister Titi on Her 50th Birthday

With over 46 million Americans experiencing mental illness in any given year, it is something which directly or indirectly affects us all. Read more...
Sleep Issues Tied to Poor Mental Health in Natural Disaster Survivors

Sleep Issues Tied to Poor Mental Health in Natural Disaster Survivors

Sleep problems appear to be closely linked to mental health problems among natural disaster survivors even two years after the event, according to a new study that surveyed survivors of...
Philadelphia's First Openly Gay Deputy Sheriff Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

Philadelphia's First Openly Gay Deputy Sheriff Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

On Friday, Deputy Sheriff Dante Austin was found dead inside the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 27.Read more...

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Older people taking antidepressants could triple their risk of developing dementia: Study

Older people taking antidepressants could triple their risk of developing dementia: Study

Scientists have long studied links between depression and dementia, but could a person’s cognitive decline actually be caused by the drugs used to treat a mood disorder? A new study suggests that
Compulsive Indoor Tanning May Be Impacted by Genetic, Psychiatric Factors

Compulsive Indoor Tanning May Be Impacted by Genetic, Psychiatric Factors

Greater symptoms of depression combined with differences in a dopamine-related gene appear to play a role in compulsive use of tanning beds among young women, according to a new study published...
Study: Suicide, Overdose Among Leading Causes of Maternal Mortality

Study: Suicide, Overdose Among Leading Causes of Maternal Mortality

New research finds that overdoses and suicides were among the most common reasons for mothers dying within a year of giving birth in California. The findings suggest women should continue...
The Impact of the Media’s Glamorization of Drug Abuse on Mental Health

The Impact of the Media’s Glamorization of Drug Abuse on Mental Health

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UK Study: Smartphone Addiction May Not Be a Problem

UK Study: Smartphone Addiction May Not Be a Problem

New research suggests prior studies on the impact of technology use on psychological well-being rely on flawed measures. UK investigators explain that surveys are often used to understand how
The inescapable social media crisis is about expectations, not addiction

The inescapable social media crisis is about expectations, not addiction

If we change the way we talk about "phone addiction," we'll have a better shot at addressing it.
Weighing Pros & Cons of Drug Treatment for Depressed Older Adults

Weighing Pros & Cons of Drug Treatment for Depressed Older Adults

In a new review, researchers analyzed several studies to investigate the harmful effects of antidepressants during the treatment of major depressive disorder in adults ages 65 and older. The

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Risks and rewards of digital therapeutics in treating mental disorders

Risks and rewards of digital therapeutics in treating mental disorders

More Americans than ever before are suffering from mental and emotional distress. Because the resources for those living with mental health issues are constrained, startups could have a big impact.
Five scientifically proven ways to fall asleep faster

Five scientifically proven ways to fall asleep faster

Sleep expert Matthew Walker says falling asleep quickly doesn't need to be so hard.
Antidepressants May Hinder Empathy for Others’ Pain

Antidepressants May Hinder Empathy for Others’ Pain

Until recently, research has suggested that severe episodes of depression can reduce a person’s ability to feel empathy, an essential skill for successful social interactions and understanding others.

The "ghost networks" of mental health professionals that US health insurers rely on to deny care to their patients

If you've decided to investigate treatment options for your mental health, your health insurer will cheerfully refer you to a list of hundreds of providers -- but as STAT's Jack Turban discovered,
Finnish Study: Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety Affect Many Asylum Seekers

Finnish Study: Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety Affect Many Asylum Seekers

A new study finds that up to 40% of adults who sought asylum in Finland in 2018 reported that they were suffering from major depression and anxiety symptoms. In addition,...
Social Media Data Used to ID Mental Health Conditions and Diabetes

Social Media Data Used to ID Mental Health Conditions and Diabetes

A new study suggests mining data from social media sites may help professionals identify and manage a variety of health conditions, including diabetes, anxiety, depression and psychosis. Researchers
A Quarter of Older Adults in Northern England May Be Vitamin D Deficient

A Quarter of Older Adults in Northern England May Be Vitamin D Deficient

A new study, published in the journal Nutrients, suggests that more than one in four midlife and older adults (ages 50 and up) living in Northern England are deficient in...
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