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SAD Sufferers Hold Unhelpful Beliefs About Sleep

Individuals with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) — a winter depression linked to loss of motivation and interest in daily activities — tend to have misconceptions about their own sleeping habits, similar to those of insomniacs, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh. The findings may lead to new treatments for seasonal affective disorder that are similar […]

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Postpartum Depression Most Common In Cities

Women living in Canadian urban centers were at higher risk for postpartum depression than other populations. Researchers discovered through postpartum depression statistics that Canadian women living in areas with populations higher than 500,000 people were more likely to suffer from depression after giving birth, a Canadian Medical Association press release reported. Researchers studied data from 621 people […]

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Depression: You Don’t Have to Do It Alone

September, 2000: Mike was two years along in the battle against ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) at that point and having lost his ability to swallow food, he’d had a feeding tube surgically placed so that he could receive nutrition. Once he was home from the hospital, he was being fed by an infusion pump, equipped […]

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How exercise can help treat depression and anxiety

ANYONE CAN EXPERIENCE a bout of the blues from time to time, but clinical depression can be long-lasting and debilitating. Symptoms include a change in appetite, loss of energy, and feelings of helplessness; and those who suffer from depression often experience significant anxiety as well. But one route to recovery may start with some running shoes: Consistent exercise can join […]

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Treating Depression

Depression treatments and how people respond to them vary considerably, which is why it’s so important to seek professional help to get the right treatment. Depression is a complex disease with a variety of causes, symptoms and degrees of severity. As such, it cannot be treated with a one-size-fits-all approach; different types of depression and […]

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