The (Sometimes Harmful) Ways People Cope with Depression April 27, 2016 . 4 Comments
Depression can be difficult to tolerate. It can run the spectrum from a gnawing feeling of low and constant fatigue and worry to feeling hopeless, despairing, trapped, and desperately alone. ... Read More
Marriage Boosts Cancer Survival Rates, and Other News April 15, 2016 . 2 Comments
Married people may survive cancer longer, according to a study published in Cancer that analyzed data from nearly 800,000 people. The study looked at men and women of various races and ... Read More
Depression Linked to Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes April 14, 2016 . 3 Comments
Depression—accompanied by other risk factors—may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in Molecular Psychiatry. Research cited in the study indicates ... Read More
Change and Growth: Learning to Thrive, Not Just Survive April 13, 2016 . 6 Comments
I am fascinated by orchids. Their colors are beautiful; when they bloom, their flowers last for weeks; and I’m intrigued by the way they take their nutrients from the air and rain, growing ... Read More
Effects of Antidepressants on Pregnancy, and Other News April 8, 2016 . 8 Comments
A new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry suggests the children of mothers who took selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)—a ... Read More
Environment May Influence Depression More Than Genes April 4, 2016 . 4 Comments
Even in rats genetically modified to be more vulnerable to depression, the environment can override their genetic predisposition, according to a new study published in Translational Psychiatry. According ... Read More
‘Was I to Blame?’ A Therapist Questions Inconclusive Death April 3, 2016 . 6 Comments
Editor’s note: This article contains mentions of suicide. Details have been altered to protect client privacy. Bill promised not to kill himself, as long as he could continue to see ... Read More
Half of People Killed by Police Have Disability, and Other News March 25, 2016 . 7 Comments
Nearly half of all people killed by police have a disability, according to a new report by the Ruderman Family Foundation. These disabilities often include mental health conditions, which ... Read More
Rat Infestation Linked to Depression in Poor Neighborhoods March 17, 2016 . 4 Comments
Residents of low-income neighborhoods who believe rats are a frequent presence are more likely to experience symptoms of depression, according to a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ... Read More
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