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Foods considered natural antidepressant

Foods considered natural antidepressant

How is your current diet? What is causing your bad mood or depression daily? Modern life is bringing both advantages and disadvantages for us. One it provides us more comfortable, better living standard. On the other side, we are now … Read more

Mood Disorders and Right Choice for Treatment

Mood Disorders and Right Choice for Treatment

Depression, anxiety, and sadness have some similar symptoms and often cause the patients confused in identification and treatment. In fact, these disorders take a long time to treat and require different treatments. What is common thing of depression, anxiety, and … Read more

Depression and Relating Factors

Depression and Relating Factors

Depression is a serious medical illness that involves the brain. It affects the way a person eats and sleeps, the way one feels about oneself, and the way one thinks about things. A depressive disorder is not the same as … Read more

Most ADHD Kids Have Multiple Conditions, Study Says

Most ADHD Kids Have Multiple Conditions, Study Says

MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — Two-thirds of American children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder struggle with other mental health and developmental conditions, such as learning disabilities and anxiety, a new study suggests. Two-thirds face other struggles, such as learning disabilities, anxiety, … Read more

Schizophrenia Drugs May Spur Subtle Brain Tissue Loss

Schizophrenia Drugs May Spur Subtle Brain Tissue Loss

MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — The use of antipsychotic drugs to treat schizophrenia is associated with the loss of a small but measurable amount of brain tissue, a new study finds. Doctors should prescribe lowest effective dose of antipsychotic … Read more

Depression in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Linked to Social Status

Depression in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Linked to Social Status

FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) — Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with low socioeconomic status are at increased risk for depression, a new study finds. Race, income, education affect degree of suffering, study finds. Previous research has shown that 13 percent … Read more

Study Ties Hot Flashes to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Study Ties Hot Flashes to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

THURSDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) — Here’s some good news for women ever bothered by hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms: Your risk for breast cancer may be reduced as much as 50 percent, researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer … Read more

Parents’ Divorce May Contribute to Suicidal Thoughts Years Later

Parents' Divorce May Contribute to Suicidal Thoughts Years Later

THURSDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) — Adults who were children when their parents divorced are more likely to seriously consider suicide than adults who grew up in intact families, according to a new study. For men, other childhood stressors increase … Read more

Fewer Cancer Patients May Be Depressed Than Thought

Fewer Cancer Patients May Be Depressed Than Thought

THURSDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) — The rate of depression among cancer patients may be lower than previously believed, a new study indicates. But it was common in cancer patients with other mood disorders, researchers found. An international team of … Read more

Good Bond Between Therapist, Depressed Patient Aids in Recovery

Good Bond Between Therapist, Depressed Patient Aids in Recovery

THURSDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) — A good relationship between a patient and therapist is likely to improve the patient’s recovery from depression, a new study finds. But success of alliance affected by other factors such as patients’ job and … Read more