Women’s health: Thousands of menopause cases are wrongly diagnosed as depression

Women’s health activists have warned that hundreds of thousands of patients were wrongly prescribed antidepressants. They have called for doctors to be better educated. But the Royal College of GPs insisted menopause was already included in their curriculum, insisting: “Mandatory training courses for some conditions and not others would be unworkable.” Diane Danzebrink, founder of Menopause Support UK, said any […]

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New tool assesses risk of depression in adolescence

A study involving researchers from King’s College London, has developed a predictive tool that can recognise adolescents who are at high or low risk of depression in young adulthood. Using data from over 2,000 Brazilian adolescents, the researchers developed the tool that can help identify which young people will go on to experience a major depressive disorder when they reach […]

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Harnessing biology and technology to develop new depression treatments

New research into the biology of depression, along with new and evolving technologies, provides the basis for developing the next generation of treatments for major depressive disorder (MDD), according to the special January/February issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. “By embracing a multifactorial understanding of MDD, by attending carefully to the sex difference in its prevalence and manifestation, and by […]

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Dwayne Johnson health: Actor revealed his dark time ‘It was the absolute worst time’

Dwayne Johnson, 46, was originally a college footballer playing who played for the University of Miami. He was set for a life of professional football but a serious injury derailed his dreams. He later went on to secure a contract with the WWF and rose to prominence thanks in part to his charismatic persona which brought a new “attitude” to […]

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Spike in millennials with depression could 'hamstring US economy'

Depression spike among millennials hits their pockets: Spending on medication is expected to rise to $4,500 a year in US and could even start to harm the economy Experts say millennials will fork out an extra $4,500 on medications annually They will be more likely to take off work or become unemployed completely  Warning was issued by Blue Cross Blue […]

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Birth control pills and teen depression possibly linked, study suggests

Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 4 Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 4 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com Teenage girls may be more prone to depression if they take birth control pills, a new study suggests. In a report published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, teenage girls — specifically 16-year-olds — who took birth control pills reported […]

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Brain Stimulation Shows Promise in Treating Severe Depression

For more than a decade, doctors have been using brain-stimulating implants to treat severe depression in people who do not benefit from medication, talk therapy or electroshock sessions. The treatment is controversial — any psychosurgery is, given its checkered history — and the results have been mixed. Two major trials testing stimulating implant for depression were halted because of disappointing […]

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Matthew Wolfenden health: Emmerdale star admitted ‘I just got lower and lower and lower

Matthew’s rode to stardom was not easy as he started out as a member of the British gymnastics squad, however, that dream came to a screaming halt when he was practicing on the rings and broke his back. With gymnastics put on hold, Matthew set his focus on acting and appeared on shows such as Hollyoaks before moving to Emmerdale. […]

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Molecular link between chronic pain and depression revealed

Researchers at Hokkaido University have identified the brain mechanism linking chronic pain and depression in rats. Their research, which was recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience, could lead to the development of new treatments for chronic pain and depression. “Clinicians have known for a long time that chronic pain often leads to depression, however the brain mechanism for this […]

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Psychological therapies can have side effects – however, when a treatment error?

Prior to the inpatient psychotherapy, Mrs. D. long years, suffered from social Anxiety. She had hardly any friends, the Main caregiver was her husband. Through individual and group therapies, learns their needs and to talk about it; it’s also your Hobbies. However, it is a crisis in the relationship. Mrs D. says: “For us, it was probably only good for […]

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