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Depression

Neuroscientists Get at the Roots of Pessimism

Many patients with neuropsychiatric disorders such as anxiety or depression experience negative moods that lead them to focus on the possible downside of a...

The Connection Between Food and Mood

Most probably, you know a little bit about the connection between food and mood, especially if you have noticed that while you are tired...

Incidence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease on the Rise

More than four million people worldwide are affected by ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD) recent studies have shown that it is...

Digital Addiction Increases Loneliness, Anxiety and Depression

Smartphones are an integral part of most people's lives, allowing us to stay connected and in-the-know at all times. The downside of that convenience...

Does She Need Help? How to Spot a Mental Disorder

How do you know if someone you love is suffering from depression? Is there an easy way to determine if someone is just sad...

Here is Why Loneliness Is Bad for Your Health

Imagine a 65-year-old woman who sees her physician frequently for a variety of aches and pains. She might complain of back pain on one...

Both Obese and Anorexic Women Have Low Levels of ‘Feel Good’

Women who struggle with anorexia nervosa or obesity exhibit low levels of a neuroactive steroid known as allopregnanolone, a metabolite of the hormone progesterone,...

Self Esteem Depends on Other People’s Judgments

Self esteem is often shaped by what other people think of us, according to a new study published in the scientific journal eLife. Researchers from...

Smartphone Apps Help Reducing Depression

New Australian-led research has confirmed that smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, paving the way for safe and accessible interventions for...

How Happy You Are Dictates How Healthy You Are

Happy people are healthier and live longer. By now this notion is supposed to be a common belief that dictates lifestyle choices. Chronic unhappiness...

Practicing Yoga Reduces Depression Symptoms

People who suffer from depression may want to look to yoga as a complement to traditional therapies as the practice appears to lessen symptoms...

When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep, Bad Things Happen

Many people don't get enough sleep, and growing evidence suggests it's not only taking a toll on their physical health through heart disease, diabetes,...

Using Many Social Media Sites Tied to Depression

Use of multiple platforms is more strongly associated with depression and anxiety among young adults, the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Media,...

Depression in teens affects the stomach, anxiety the skin

Mental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists at the University of Basel and Ruhr University Bochum...

Depression: Let’s talk

World Health Day, celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization, provides us with...

The root of depression linked to not receiving rewards

Understanding of the physical root of depression has been advanced, thanks to new research. Researchers have identified the lateral orbitofrontal cortex as the area...

Depression goes hand in hand with unemployment

Unemployment has long been associated with depression, but now a new survey shows that the longer a person stays out of job, the more...

Social Media Can Tell If You Are Sick

Social media has the power to connect people, spread news faster than anything else, raise awareness about various issues and… diagnose diseases. Scientists recently...