How bad will my postpartum depression be in 12 months? ‘Game-changing’ study uses four factors to accurately predict severity, longevity of postpartum depression

A new Northwestern Medicine study was able to successfully predict if a new mother would experience worsening depressive symptoms over the first year after giving birth by identifying four maternal characteristics that put her at risk. Identifying these factors early in the postpartum period will allow mothers to seek treatment earlier and improve their chance of a full recovery, the […]

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Recalling Positive Memories May Cut Depression Risk for Teens

TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 — Recalling specific positive life experiences may build resilience and help lower vulnerability to depression among adolescents with a history of early-life stress, according to a research letter published online Jan. 14 in Nature Human Behaviour. Adrian Dahl Askelund, from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, and colleagues used path modeling to assess whether […]

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Depression and anxiety as unhealthy as Smoking and Obesity?

A new study suggests that increased psychological problems and the risk for heart disease, high blood pressure and Arthritis to a similar degree, such as obesity and Smoking. The health check unhealthy behavior such as Smoking or a high body weight in General. A question that might be equally important, is: "Are you depressed or do you suffer from feelings […]

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Many say ketamine eased their depression, but is it safe?

Jen Godfrey (HealthDay)—Jen Godfrey couldn’t shake the “deep cloud” that lingered even after she found an antidepressant she could tolerate. Then a string of stressors hit—five years of fertility treatment and an 80-pound weight gain during pregnancy that left her with persistent pain; a close relative’s suicide; another who went missing; and her own divorce. It was all too much […]

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These bacteria may be the key to treating clinical depression

We like to think of ourselves as individuals. But scientists estimate that we share our bodies with 38 trillion organisms that play an integral part in keeping us healthy and making us who we are. They crawl across our skin, cling to our intestines, and generally call our bodies home. Now, a study led by researchers at Northeastern shows that […]

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Depression, sick warns: Spahns new supply law, endangered people’s lives.

With the appointment service and supply act, Insured persons are to come in the future faster to a doctor’s appointment. At the end of September the Minister of health, Jens Spahn, has introduced a corresponding draft law. However, there is a resistance. For the mentally Ill, the law carries risks. The appointment service and supply act, short-TSVG, sounds like a […]

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Depression: Causes, Symptoms, Help

Depression will always häsingle-stage diagnosed. Nevertheless, many Missverst&auml circulate as before;concessions üabout the disease – to the detriment of the patients Depression is a serious disease and köcan be cured only by something holiday Depression is considered as a widespread disease. According to the Robert Koch-Institute in Germany, 11.6 per cent of the Bevöpopulation affected once in their life. Nevertheless, […]

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New pharmacies Illustrated: Psyche in Distress: depression

The current issue of the New pharmacies is illustrated by the 15. November 2018 is located in many pharmacies ready. Here is the first part of the new series &quot starts;Psycho in Not" with the topic of depression. Physical ailments and diseases are often easy to understand. It looks totally different in the case of diseases of the Psyche: they […]

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A molecule for fighting muscular paralysis

Myotubular myopathy is a severe genetic disease that leads to muscle paralysis from birth and results in death before two years of age. Although no treatment currently exists, researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, — working in collaboration with the University of Strasbourg, France, — have identified a molecule that not only greatly reduces the progression of the […]

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