Psychologist Eric Maisel, Ph.D. explores whether the misery of symptoms experts call “depression” is really a “mental disorder”. Read the Story.
There’s now a new smartphone app that determines when you’re depressed and urges you to reach out to friends. Read the Story.
Some evolutionary psychologists think that while depression is painful, it can conceal something positive. However, this article from The New York Times explores why most treating psychiatrists disagree. Read The Story
Prolonged exposure to stress can lead to anxiety disorders and depression. Read The Story
The odds of a major depressive episode are more than double for those working 11 or more hours per day compared to those who only work 7 to 8 hours. Read the Story
Dr. Andrew Weil writes of an ‘integrative’ approach to mental health, warding off mild and moderate depression with an anti-inflammatory diet, exercise and activities. Read The Story
People with recurrent depressions or those exposed to chronic stress exhibits shorter telomeres in white blood cells.
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In the latest issue of the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, a team of Columbia Psychiatry researchers reveals information that could be significant to the over 20 million people in the United States who suffer from major depression.
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This interesting article from the Wall Street Journal takes a look at a number of mentally ill leaders who were able to lead effectively in times of great crisis due to the unique abilities resulting from their illnesses.
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