Depression

Weighing risks and benefits of drug treatment for major depression
June 12, 2019
Depression is a common and serious problem for older adults. Some 15 to 20 percent of people aged 65 and older who live independently deal with symptoms of major depressive disorder. For residents of nursing homes, the rates of depression may be as high as 50 percent.
For some people,...
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Predicting post-injury depression and PTSD risk
June 5, 2019
Although injury is unexpected and acute, it can result in long-term health problems and disability. Up to half of all patients experience postinjury depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the months after injury, increasing suboptimal recovery, disability, and costs for care. For ...
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Weak upper and lower body physical performance associated with depression and anxiety
June 5, 2019
Physical fitness is associated with a number of key health outcomes, including heart disease, cognition, mortality, and an overall feeling of well-being. A new study from Singapore now links physical performance with mental health and emotions, suggesting that weak upper and lower body fitness ca...
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Depression sufferers at risk of multiple chronic diseases
May 30, 2019
Women who experience symptoms of depression are at risk of developing multiple chronic diseases, research led by The University of Queensland has found.
UQ School of Public Health PhD scholar Xiaolin Xu said women who experienced symptoms of depression, even without a clinical diagnos...
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Are allergies linked to anxiety and depression?
May 29, 2019
Researchers from Germany and Switzerland have recently investigated the possible associations between conditions relating to mental health, such as depression and anxiety, and the presence of different types of allergy. Their findings, they say, should prompt scientists to pay more attention...
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Brain study may explain why depression is more common in women
May 21, 2019
According to new research, the brain’s response to inflammation may explain why depression is more common in women than it is in men.
Male depression: Understanding the issues
May 21, 2019


Male depression: Understanding the issues

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Do you feel irritable, isolated or withdrawn? Do you find yourself working all the time? Drinking t...
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Twitter image colors and content could help identify users with depression, anxiety
May 15, 2019
Twitter users with depression and anxiety were found to be more likely to post pictures with lower aesthetic values and less vivid colors, particularly images in grayscale, according to a new study led by researchers at Penn Medicine. Additionally, they found that users tended to suppress positiv...
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Prior eating disorders linked to long-term depression risk for mothers
May 14, 2019
A history of eating disorders and body image concerns before or during pregnancy are associated with future depressive symptoms among mothers, finds a new UCL-led study published in the .
"We found that women who have had an eating disorder at any point before childbirth, even if it w...
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People fail to recognize male postnatal depression
May 13, 2019
A new study shows that people are almost twice as likely to correctly identify signs of postnatal depression in women than in men.
The research, published in the and led by Professor Viren Swami of Anglia Ruskin University, involved 406 British adults aged between 18 and 70.
T...
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