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Category: Depression

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November 2, 2018

Inner Strength- Associated with Reduced Prevalence of Depression Among Older Women

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and it is a major contributor to the global burden of disease (World Health Organization, 2012). It is known that late-life depressions are common, underdiagnosed, and inadequately treated (Alexopoulos, 2005; Djernes, 2006; Petersson et al., 2014). Depression can worsen the outcomes of many other medical illnesses and can increase mortality (Alexopoulos, 2005)…

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September 25, 2018

Therapy Reduces Risk in Suicidal Youth

                  Please let us know your thoughts on some of the most recent NIMH findings in the below article: “Preventing suicide has proven to be a difficult public health challenge. The suicide rate has climbed in recent years across age groups. In adolescents, suicide is the second…

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October 6, 2015

Happy head, happy heart: Positive emotions may promote heart-healthy behaviors

What do you think of this article by NIMH? “People with heart disease may benefit from maintaining positive emotions, according to health researchers. Over the course of five years the researchers tracked more than 1,000 patients with coronary heart disease. Patients who reported higher positive psychological states were more likely to be physically active, sleep…

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