Depression

Study finds 'strong link' between vaping and depression
December 14, 2019
A recent study concludes that people who smoke electronic cigarettes are twice as likely to report clinical depression as those who have never vaped. The correlation was particularly strong among younger people....
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Magic Mushroom Ingredient Could Treat Depression
December 13, 2019


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FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The active ingredient in magic mushrooms may offer a new treatment for depression, according to researc...
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Depression in children: What to know
December 12, 2019

Depression is more than just sadness and can be a serious and potentially life threatening illness. Even very young children can develop depression, so parents and caregivers must take the condition seriously.
According to the Centers for Diseas...
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Want to avoid the holiday blues? New report suggests skipping the sweet treats
December 12, 2019
If you're prone to depression, this holiday season you might want to say "bah humbug" to offers of sugar plum pudding, caramel corn and chocolate babka.
A new study from a team of clinical psychologists at the University of Kansas suggests eating added sugars -- common in so many holi...
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Depression on birth control: Everything you need to know
December 11, 2019

Some people who use hormonal birth control, such as the pill, the patch, or hormonal intrauterine device (IUD), report experiencing depression as a side effect.
Research on the topic has mixed results, so the precise link between depressive symp...
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Depression during pregnancy: Symptoms, treatment, and more
December 10, 2019

Depression is a widespread mental health condition. Pregnant women have a higher risk of depression due to increased stress, physical health changes, chemical changes in the body, and other factors.
While estimates vary, a ...
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One-Third of Lung Cancer Patients Battle Depression: Study
December 10, 2019



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MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Depression is common among ...
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Study reveals increased cannabis use in individuals with depression
December 9, 2019
The prevalence of cannabis, or marijuana, use in the United States increased from 2005 to 2017 among persons with and without depression and was approximately twice as common among those with depression in 2017. The findings, which are published in , come from a survey-based study of 728,691 pers...
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Facing an existential crisis: What to know
December 7, 2019

An existential crisis may occur when a person frequently wonders whether or not life has any inherent meaning or purpose. A person may also question their own existence within a world that might seem meaningless.
Experiencing an existential cris...
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Brain differences detected in children with depressed parents
December 5, 2019
The largest brain imaging study of children ever conducted in the United States has revealed structural differences in the brains of those whose parents have depression.
Depression is a common and debilitating mental health condition that typically arises during adolescence. While the...
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