Is this the solution to the depression epidemic in millennials?

An interesting new theory is circulating … but does it go far enough? Depression Epidemic in Millennials The rate of depression is soaring among adolescents and millennials. Taking stats from USA — in the three years between 2013 and 2016, diagnosis rates increased by 63 percent in adolescents (ages 12-17) and 47 percent in millennials […]

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How Kate Spade’s tragic death is shedding light on depression, suicide

The death of the beloved fashion designer has sparked conversations about depression and suicide. New statistics are showing an increasing number of Americans dying by suicide. In Australia too, suicide is a prominent public health concern. Over a five year period from 2012 to 2016, the average number of suicide deaths per year was 2,795. […]

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Seasonal depression: Why brown-eyed females are at threat

Brown Eyed Females tend to have higher incidence of SAD

2 brand-new research studies have come to understand that sex and eye color have an impact on the risk of developing the seasonal affective disorder. Two leading researchers presented some intriguing insights into why this might be happening. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a mental health disorder, is often characterized by feelings of hopelessness and acute sadness […]

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Can Depression Be Cured? New Research on Depression and its Treatments

Can depression be cured? A deeply insightful video presented by four medical researchers at the forefront of developing treatments for depression trying to answer the question “Can depression be cured?”. They presented their new findings in a special conference held at the Library’s John W. Kluge Center. The program was part of the annual meeting […]

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How Adult Depression Differs From Teenage Depression

 Adult depression is significantly different from teenage depression. In adults suffering from depression, the appetite for both the “hunt” and the “feast” disappears. In case of teens, the urge for the hunt disappears, in that they may not go out of their way to have, say, their favourite slice of pizza, but the urge […]

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Common Depression Medication Linked to Dementia Risk

common depression medication linked to dementia risk

Long-term use of certain drugs, some of them used to treat depression, has been linked to an increase in dementia risk in a study that looked at 27 million medications and their effects on 40,000 people with dementia compared to 283,000 without the disease. Researchers at the University of East Anglia in the U.K. found […]

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13 Unexpected Signs Of High-Functioning Depression

13 unexpected signs of high functioning depression

Recently came across this article on “13 Unexpected Signs Of High-Functioning Depression” on TBS News. The author rightly surmises that not all signs of depression are blatant in people who are still operating at high efficiency. However there are still some symptoms to be on alert for, which are covered in the video below. For our […]

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