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If Climate Change Makes You Feel Hopeless, Maybe Religion Can Help

If Climate Change Makes You Feel Hopeless, Maybe Religion Can Help

People suffering from climate despair are turning to spiritual leaders. This is the advice they get.
Pesticide Exposure Tied to Teen Depression in Agricultural Areas

Pesticide Exposure Tied to Teen Depression in Agricultural Areas

Adolescents who are exposed to high levels of pesticides may be at greater risk for depression, according to a new study of Ecuadorian teens living in agricultural communities. The findings,...
Treating Sleep Apnea Can Ease Depression Symptoms

Treating Sleep Apnea Can Ease Depression Symptoms

A large Australian study has discovered that medical intervention for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can improve depression symptoms in patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases. The study is by
Suicidal Thoughts Linked to Pain in Those with Rheumatic or Musculoskeletal Disease

Suicidal Thoughts Linked to Pain in Those with Rheumatic or Musculoskeletal Disease

A new survey highlights the significant impact of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) on mental health. “Not enough is being done to identify mental health issues and provide the support...
Specific Factors Influence Long-Term Effects of Bullying

Specific Factors Influence Long-Term Effects of Bullying

New research suggests some young adults who were bullied as a child could have a greater risk of ongoing depression due to a mix of genetic and environmental factors. In...

Yoga Improves Depression, But It Takes Time (M)

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Participating in Local Food Projects Linked to Improved Mental Health

Participating in Local Food Projects Linked to Improved Mental Health

A new study U.K. study suggests that participating in local food projects may have a positive effect on well-being and psychological health. Participation in community gardens, community supported
An epidemic of body shaming is taking its toll on men’s mental health

An epidemic of body shaming is taking its toll on men’s mental health

Negative comments directed at actor Jason Momoa, after he was pictured shirtless on vacation, have sparked discussion about body shaming on social media.
'Climate Despair' Is Making People Give Up on Life

'Climate Despair' Is Making People Give Up on Life

"It's super painful to be a human being right now at this point in history."
Pastor who tried to kill himself has a message for people suffering from depression: You are not alone — there is hope.

Pastor who tried to kill himself has a message for people suffering from depression: You are not alone — there is hope.

If there's one thing that author and speaker Ben Courson wants struggling Christians to know it's that they're in good company."If you're a Christian and going through a depression, you are in a great
Scientists may have found a better way to spot early signs of dementia: our eyes

Olivia Culpo Gets Real About Crippling Depression & Unhealthy Habits In Raw Instagram Post

Olivia Culpo gets real about a “difficult situation” from her past. On Thursday via Instagram, the 2012 Miss Universe winner shared the (above) two photos: the one on the left is from “the other day,”
Family Chaos, Depression May Make It Harder to Manage Kids’ Asthma

Family Chaos, Depression May Make It Harder to Manage Kids’ Asthma

A chaotic household as well as child and parent depression are risk factors for worse asthma outcomes in urban minority children, according to a new paper published in the journal...
What Really Causes Depression?

What Really Causes Depression?

Here's what every entrepreneur needs to know.
What Really Causes Depression?

What Really Causes Depression?

Here's what every entrepreneur needs to know.
Combat Veterans at Increased Risk of Mental Health Concerns

Combat Veterans at Increased Risk of Mental Health Concerns

New research suggests military veterans exposed to combat have an increased risk of developing depression and anxiety in later life than veterans who had not seen combat. Oregon State University...
'My mother-in-law called me Walter White': how magic mushrooms rescued me from grief

'My mother-in-law called me Walter White': how magic mushrooms rescued me from grief

After our daughter’s death I was overwhelmed by pain and anxiety. Microdosing home-grown mushrooms helped me copeIt was spring when my wife’s waters broke, three months early. We rushed to hospital,
SUMMERTIME SADNESS: Experts say women are four times more likely to have SAD

SUMMERTIME SADNESS: Experts say women are four times more likely to have SAD

We’ve all experienced winter blues — but what about summertime sadness? Experts say people suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can also get it during the hotter months. Unlike other

Psychedelic Toad Venom Reduces Depression (M)

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Exercise May Improve Mood, Anxiety in Older Adults Getting Chemotherapy

Exercise May Improve Mood, Anxiety in Older Adults Getting Chemotherapy

Older chemotherapy patients who engage in low- to moderate-intensity exercise at home may experience improved anxiety, mood and social and emotional well-being, according to a new study published in
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