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Eating to Beat Stress and Depression
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Eating to Beat Stress and Depression

Skip the mac and cheese and cookies, and reach for one of these healthy foods when feeling down.

Treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
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Treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Approaches to coping and moving on from the affects of trauma.

A Closer Look At Treatments For Depression
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A Closer Look At Treatments For Depression

Talk therapy and antidepressants could both be equally effective as stand-alone treatments for major depressive disorder, new research indicates.

Have You Been Screened for Depression?
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Have You Been Screened for Depression?

A new recommendation suggests that all U.S. adults, including pregnant and postpartum women, should be screened for depression by their family doctor.

The Depression and Body Weight Connection
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The Depression and Body Weight Connection

Does obesity lead to depression or does depression lead to weight gain?

Mental Health: The Hidden Illness Plaguing Minority Communities
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Mental Health: The Hidden Illness Plaguing Minority Communities

Mental health issues can affect anyone, but sometimes are more prevalent in minority communities. It's important that quality mental health care be available to all.

Your Mental Health at Midlife
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Your Mental Health at Midlife

Are you experiencing lots of ups and downs? No, you're not going crazy. You're going through middle age.

Mental Health: The Hidden Illness Plaguing Minority Communities
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Mental Health: The Hidden Illness Plaguing Minority Communities

Mental health issues can affect anyone, but sometimes are more prevalent in minority communities. It's important that quality mental health care be available to all.

Maybe a Therapist Can Help with Job Hunting
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Maybe a Therapist Can Help with Job Hunting

A type of counseling called cognitive behavioral therapy teaches skills that might help people who are unemployed get a job, a new study suggests.

Internet Addiction May Be Red Flag for Other Mental Health Issues
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Internet Addiction May Be Red Flag for Other Mental Health Issues

Internet addiction may signal other mental health issues among college students, according to a new study.

How to Stay Heart-Healthy After Menopause
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How to Stay Heart-Healthy After Menopause

Good nutrition, a healthy weight and exercise all factor into heart health. For midlife women, depression may also raise risk of heart disease.

Scientists Test 'Magic Mushroom' Chemical for Tough-to-Treat Depression
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Scientists Test 'Magic Mushroom' Chemical for Tough-to-Treat Depression

A hallucinogenic compound found in "magic mushrooms" shows promise in treating depression, a small, preliminary study found.

Could New 'Talk Therapy' Cut Cost of Treating Depression?
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Could New 'Talk Therapy' Cut Cost of Treating Depression?

A simpler and less expensive form of talk therapy is as effective as the gold-standard treatment—cognitive behavioral therapy—for treating depression in adults, a new study suggests.

Doctors Often Neglect Their Own Mental Health
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Doctors Often Neglect Their Own Mental Health

Wary of the stigma of a mental health diagnosis and its toll on their careers, physicians often avoid getting help for depression and other mental illnesses, a new survey suggests.

High Rate of Antidepressant Use After Cancer
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High Rate of Antidepressant Use After Cancer

Treatment for depression and anxiety is nearly twice as common among U.S. cancer survivors as it is for those who never had the disease, a new study finds.

How Effective Are Antidepressants in Children, Teens?
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How Effective Are Antidepressants in Children, Teens?

Treating children and teens suffering from depression with antidepressants may be both ineffective and potentially dangerous, a new analysis suggests.

Facebook Bullying Can Cause Depression
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Facebook Bullying Can Cause Depression

Negative experiences on Facebook can increase the odds of depression in young people, a new study found.

Do More Hot Flashes Mean Mood Woes During Menopause?
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Do More Hot Flashes Mean Mood Woes During Menopause?

Women who believe they have a lot of hot flashes during the night may be more likely to experience mild depression during menopause, a new study suggests.

Less Labor Pain, Lower Postpartum Depression Risk?
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Less Labor Pain, Lower Postpartum Depression Risk?

Women who obtain good pain relief during labor may have to worry less about postpartum depression later, new research suggests.