Depression

Cyberbullying Linked to Increased Depression and PTSD
January 22, 2020
Cyberbullying had the impact of amplifying symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in young people who were inpatients at an adolescent psychiatric hospital, according to a new study published in the . The study addressed both the prevalence and factors related to cyberbullying ...
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Maternal depression and atopic dermatitis in children linked
January 21, 2020
Maternal depression in the postpartum period, and even beyond, is associated with the development of atopic dermatitis (AD) throughout childhood and adolescence, according to a recent study published in the journal .
AD is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease typically characterized b...
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Treatment for depression must also restore proper functioning of the blood-brain barrier
January 21, 2020
To better treat people with depression, not only must we treat the neurons affected by the disease, but we must also restore the integrity of the barrier that regulates exchanges between blood circulation and the brain. This is the conclusion of a study published today in by Université La...
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Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed
January 19, 2020

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further.
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The surprising link between depression and the pursuit of happiness
January 16, 2020

People may think that valuing happiness leads to a happier life. However, new research has found that wanting to feel happy can also have a negative outcome.
Previous studies have concluded that excessively valuing happiness can cause a person to ...
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Depression during period: Everything you need to know
January 15, 2020


Feeling depressed before and during a menstrual period is common. Experts believe that these emotional changes occur as a result of fluctuating hormone levels.

Most people who menstruate will experience some symptoms of ...
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Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy may trigger long-term post-traumatic stress
January 15, 2020
One in six women experience long-term post-traumatic stress following miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy.
This is the finding of the largest ever study into the psychological impact of early-stage pregnancy loss, from scientists at Imperial College London and KU Leuven in Belgium.
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Hong Kong Unrest Leaves Millions to Struggle With PTSD, Depression
January 13, 2020



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FRIDAY, Jan. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As mass protests have swept across Hong Kong in recent months, a mounting mental hea...
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What to know about alcohol and depression
January 10, 2020


Alcohol can make a person feel depressed and may even trigger or worsen depression. Depression is also a risk factor for using alcohol, since people who feel depressed may use alcohol to ease their symptoms.

Several studi...
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Does smoking cause depression?
January 9, 2020

Most of us are familiar with the physical health effects of smoking, but can the habit also affect our mental and emotional well-being? A new study suggests that it can, after finding a link between smoking cigarettes and depression.
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