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Depression In The News

If you suffer from depression and back pain odds are it's down to your genes, suggests new research from the University of Sydney.
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Sixteen million Americans had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. Of that number, many struggle with whether and how to talk about their depression in the workplace.
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Mariel Hemingway is the granddaughter of famous novelist Ernest Hemingway. While Ernest Hemingway is known for his wonderful writing, he is also known for how he left this world: he put a double-barreled shotgun to his own head. In fact, …
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Depression: Nutrition and Cognition April 10, 2015, 3:51 pm
Although there is rarely just one cause, a poor diet often makes a significant contribution to depression.
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Title: Black Women Less Likely to Struggle With Depression Than Whites: Survey Category: Health News Created: 4/8/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 4/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
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By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – - Although rural living has been tied to higher risk of depression, a new U.S. study finds that country life may have differing effects on women of different races and ethnicities. African American women living in rural areas were at lower risk of depression and other mood disorders, compared to African-American women in urban areas, researchers report. Non ...
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Adopting a child is supposed to be a joyous event, but for some mothers it is far from a Hallmark moment. The adoptive moms feel powerless, worthless and hopeless, they can't sleep or eat, or they sleep or eat too much and they withdraw from the world. They are suffering from Post-Adoption...
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A pilot study with the shamanic brew hints at its therapeutic potential -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Black women are much less likely to report suffering from depression than white women are, a new study suggests.
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Q: What is the link between depression and suicide? In the vast majority of cases of depression, suicide is the main risk, not violence. So, depression is not in itself a sufficient explanation for murder-suicide, but early detection and adequate treatment might reduce the risk. - Depression is a treatable disease, and the presence of a depressive illness in the past does not necessarily tell us ...
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