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The Controversy Surrounding New Treatments for Depression: 2 Trends

2014-07-21 10:10
Mental Depression Can Be Treated

Depression is a highly treatable disease, affecting millions of Americans today. Every so often, you'll hear about a new treatment method promising to cure this disorder. That can be exciting news to a person suffering from depression. This story discusses two of the latest trends in treating depression.

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Breakthrough leads to powerful new 'natural' treatments for depression

2014-04-24 12:30
potent new class of antidepressants

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center say they have made an important breakthrough in the treatment of depression by discovering how a natural compound works to regulate mood, a finding that could lead to powerful new treatments for depression.

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Lifestyle interventions can prevent major depression

2014-03-26 22:41
Suffering from depression

It is possible to prevent depression with lifestyle interventions. Depression can cause catastrophic problems in a person's life due to adverse effects which it can have on your ability to work well and to socialize. Serious depressions can even lead to suicide. Drug therapy to treat depression has come under attack in recent years due to the serious side effects which are often associated with psychiatric drugs. Therefore natural interventions to prevent depression are important.

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New method discovered for detecting depression in teenagers

2014-02-18 19:14
Saliva test to detect cortisol levels can determine which teen boys are more likely to develop clinical depression.

A National Institute of Mental Health survey reports that some 11.2 percent of American teenagers ages 13 to 18 have been severely depressed. For teenage boys, however, researchers have discovered the first biomarker for predicting their chances of developing clinical depression.

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New treatments for depression offer hope

2014-02-04 14:34
New treatments for depression show promise

If you’ve ever suffered from depression, you know how debilitating it can be, but you’re not alone. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly 7 percent of adults in the U.S. have been diagnosed with depression, costing employers anywhere between $17 billion to $44 billion as a result.

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There's a link between sleep disorders and depression

2014-02-03 07:37
A kid getitng some sleep

It is vitally important for your kids to sleep well at night to maintain good mental health. Although good nutrition is often highlighted as being the most significant factor for good mental health in a growing child, the vital importance of good sleep should not be forgotten. Recent research points to a genetic link between sleep disorders in kids and depression.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Tips for Fighting the Winter Blues

2013-12-13 12:52
Research shows bright light therapy and antidepressants work best in fighting SAD.

If you’re sad this time of year, you’re not alone, and there may be more to it than just a case of the so-called “holiday blues”. Although there are many people who associate the holidays with happy memories, good times and cheer, there are those who feel just the opposite due to a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD for short.

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Depressive Symptoms Could Follow Years Later After Concussion

2013-12-10 22:42
Motorcycle riders with helmets

A concussion may seem harmless, but it could lead to depressive symptoms years later. A lot of sports people and others are not careful enough about potential head injuries, feeling generally with a little rest this will pass them by. However, this is not always true.

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