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A Simple Way To Instantly Reduce Sadness (M)

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Treating Insomnia in Suicidal Patients May Reduce Suicidal Thoughts

Treating Insomnia in Suicidal Patients May Reduce Suicidal Thoughts

Insomnia is a risk factor for suicide, and specifically treating severe insomnia in suicidal patients may help reduce suicidal thoughts, according to a new study published in the American Journal
How to Prevent Your Anxiety from Rubbing Off On Your Child

How to Prevent Your Anxiety from Rubbing Off On Your Child

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How bullying may shape adolescent brains

How bullying may shape adolescent brains

Long-term changes to the brain’s structure and chemistry are an indicator “of how sinister bullying is” says Tracy Vaillancourt, a developmental psychologist at the University of Ottawa.
Antidepressant Use By Those Over 65 In UK Doubled Over 20 Years

Antidepressant Use By Those Over 65 In UK Doubled Over 20 Years

New research from the United Kingdom finds that antidepressant use among those over 65 more than doubled over two decades. But despite the rise in antidepressant use, there was little...
Common Household Drugs Often Used By Youth in Suicide Attempts

Common Household Drugs Often Used By Youth in Suicide Attempts

A new study finds that adolescent suicide attempts by self-poisoning often involve common household medications, such as ibuprofen or antidepressants. The findings, published online in the journal
How can every mind matter in a broken mental health system? | Letters

How can every mind matter in a broken mental health system? | Letters

Readers respond to the launch of the NHS Every Mind Matters campaign and share their thoughts on other mental health issuesCongratulations to Suzanne Moore for highlighting those who are forgotten in

The Diet That Eases Depression In 3 Weeks (M)

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"Comedy Is Not Going to Save You": Comedians Confront Depression in This Unflinching Documentary

"Comedy Is Not Going to Save You": Comedians Confront Depression in This Unflinching Documentary

Laughing Matters, a new mini-documentary on comedy and mental health released today (World Mental Health Day) on YouTube, begins in territory that's all too familiar. "I hate to have to report this,"
Diet and depression: what you eat impacts your mood

Diet and depression: what you eat impacts your mood

For years a friend has been telling my diet was hurting my general demeanor. Last year I stopped ignoring her and switched to a diet more like what is described in this study. I will never be Mr.
Find Out If You're Depressed With This Online Screening

Find Out If You're Depressed With This Online Screening

If yesterday’s mental health awareness day had you wondering if maybe you should seek help, you should know that you can take a depression screening online, and bring the results to a mental health
Kids Bullied by Siblings May Have Mental Health Issues in Early 20s

Kids Bullied by Siblings May Have Mental Health Issues in Early 20s

UK researchers have discovered that kids bullied at home and at school are more likely to have mental health issues in young adulthood. Investigators found that depression, self-harm and suicidal...
Coastal Living Tied to Better Mental Health Among England’s Poor

Coastal Living Tied to Better Mental Health Among England’s Poor

Living near the ocean is linked to better mental health among people living in England’s poorest urban communities, according to a new study published in the journal Health and Place....
1 in 3 young adults are lonely—and it hurts their mental health

1 in 3 young adults are lonely—and it hurts their mental health

Over a six-month period, people who are lonely are more likely to experience higher rates of depression, social anxiety, and paranoia.
James Middleton reveals sister Kate helped him through depression

James Middleton reveals sister Kate helped him through depression

James Middleton, 32, said his sister The Duchess of Cambridge joined him at a therapy session.
Brain Scans May Predict Suicide Risk

Brain Scans May Predict Suicide Risk

New research has identified brain circuitry differences that might be associated with suicidal behavior in individuals with mood disorders. The study provides a promising lead toward tools that can
Antidepressants During Pregnancy Tied to Greater Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Tied to Greater Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Taking antidepressants during pregnancy is linked to a greater risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to a new Canadian study published in the online journal BMJ Open. Gestational diabetes
Study: Suicide Prevention in Less Well-Off Countries Needs Wider Approach

Study: Suicide Prevention in Less Well-Off Countries Needs Wider Approach

A new study suggests that the treatment and prevention of suicidal behavior in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) should involve a wider range of approaches beyond just the treatment of...
Heart Patients With Depression, Anxiety More Likely to Quit Cardiac Rehab

Heart Patients With Depression, Anxiety More Likely to Quit Cardiac Rehab

Heart patients with depression, anxiety or stress are more likely to drop out of cardiac rehabilitation, according to a new Australian study published in the European Journal of Preventive
Eczema in Children Linked to Anxiety, Depression in Parents

Eczema in Children Linked to Anxiety, Depression in Parents

A new study has found that a majority of family members and caregivers of children with atopic dermatitis, the most common form of eczema, suffer from anxiety and depression. For...
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