clinical depression

Depression, anxiety affects every society: Study


July 24th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that depression and anxiety affects every society and country in the world, debunking old theories that only Westerners get depressed.The findings come from ... Read more...

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Treating Vit D deficiency could ease depression


June 27th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) Women with moderate to severe depression reported substantial improvement after undergoing treatment to overcome Vitamin D deficiency, according to a new find. "Vitamin D may have ... Read more...

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Does dad’s stress affect his kids?


September 1st, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) An individual's risk for stress-related disorders may be determined by his or her father's life exposure to stress, according to a new study. Most of the ... Read more...

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Depressed mum kills kids


July 30th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A British woman suffocated her two kids to death after observing herself to have failed to be "the perfect mother", a court heard.Susan Talby killed her ... Read more...

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Depression too has a positive effect


May 5th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Traits likes sadness, pessimism and defeatism define depression, the world's most frequently diagnosed mental disorder -- but it does have a positive side-effect.A new study conducted ... Read more...

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Living close to nature does improve health and overall life quality


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): A recent study has found that living close to greenery and natural environment makes a person healthier, social, generous and calmer than living in a concrete jungle.According to ... Read more...

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Sleepless nights can lead to euphoria, risky behaviour: Study


March 24th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study has warned that a sleepless night can result in short-term euphoria, which can potentially lead to poor judgment and addictive behavior.Researchers at UC Berkeley and ... Read more...

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Elderly people with clinical depression more prone to knee arthritis


March 17th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that clinical depression can make the symptoms of knee arthritis worse than what is evident on X-rays.It found that elderly people with ... Read more...

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Chopin suffered from epilepsy, says research


January 25th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Famed 19th century Polish composer Frederic Chopin was always haunted by terrifying visions of strange creatures crawling out of his piano. Those visions were caused by epilepsy, says ... Read more...

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Composer Frederic Chopin’s hallucinations may be linked to epilepsy


January 25th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Polish composer Frederic Chopin, who was hounded by hallucinations during his relatively short life, probably had epilepsy, according to a new study.Chopin, who was plagued by poor health ... Read more...

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Feeling unfocused at work? You’ve got ‘New Year blues’


January 16th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 16 (ANI): Barely back at work and hate it already? Well, chances are you have a case of post-holiday blues.According to experts, post-holiday blues are common in the early part ... Read more...

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Mums’ depression adversely affects quality of life in kids with epilepsy


January 6th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new study has found that maternal depression adversely affects quality of life in children with epilepsy.Canadian researchers examined the prevalence of maternal depression and its impact on ... Read more...

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Adolescent stress ‘linked to mood disorders in adulthood’


November 4th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A series of studies have found that there may be a link between recent rise of depression rates and the increase of daily stress.Now, the researchers from Concordia ... Read more...

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Depression during pregnancy ups risk for preterm birth, low birth weight


October 5th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 05 (ANI): A new study has found that clinical depression puts pregnant women at increased risk of delivering prematurely and of giving birth to below-normal weight infants.Risk is even higher ... Read more...

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Distressed personality linked to heart problems


September 15th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): A new study has found that heart patients with the "distressed" (Type D) personality profile may face a higher risk of future cardiovascular problems.The findings are based ... Read more...

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The Slayer Of The Revered John Lennon Is Eligible For Parole Again


September 7th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 7, 2010 (Just Flashed): John Lennon happened to be an English vocalist and songwriter, who acquired global famousness and international veneration as one of the founding members of The Beatles. ... Read more...

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50pc of poor babies have mums showing signs of depression: US study


August 29th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): More than half of poor babies have mothers showing signs of depression ranging from mild to severe, according to a new Urban Institute study.Eleven percent of poor ... Read more...

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Sad mothers give birth to smaller babies: Study


August 26th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A new research has revealed that clinical depression and anxiety during pregnancy results in smaller babies who are more likely to die in infancy.The study, which focused ... Read more...

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Why the world looks dull and gray when you are blue


July 21st, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): The whole world seems to be dull and gloomy if you are depressed-this is because the ability to perceive contrast is impaired, say experts.The researchers ran an ... Read more...

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Depression does make the whole world seem dull and gloomy


July 19th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): The whole world seems to be dull and gloomy if you are depressed-this is because the ability to perceive contrast is impaired, say experts.The researchers ran an ... Read more...

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‘Hoarding is a compulsive, anxiety disorder’


July 12th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 12 (ANI): If you have a habit of collecting and stashing things up for 'later use', chances are, you have a compulsive disorder.Dr Randy Frost said the disorder involved "compulsive ... Read more...

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Obesity tied to depression in teen girls


May 25th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): A new study has found that obesity is a risk factor for depressive symptoms, but not for clinical depression, suggesting that weight status could play a part in ... Read more...

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Telephone therapy ‘as good as face-to-face consultations’ to beat the blues


May 11th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Telephone consultation can be as effective as face-to-face discussion in the treatment of clinical depression, a new study suggests.Experts from Brigham Young University conducted a trial run, which ... Read more...

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Why postpartum blues is so common after childbirth


May 5th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A new study has explained why postpartum blues and clinical depression are so common after childbirth.Greater levels of a brain protein called monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A) could provide ... Read more...

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Ginkgo likely to aggravate seizures in epileptics


April 15th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) The use of Ginkgo biloba, a top-selling herbal remedy, should be restricted as growing scientific evidence shows it may increase the risk of seizures in people with epilepsy, ... Read more...

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Ginkgo herbal meds may up seizures in epilepsy patients


April 15th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Ginkgo may increase the risk of seizures in people with epilepsy and could reduce the effectiveness of anti-seizure drugs, a new report concludes.The article appears in ACS' monthly ... Read more...

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Transcendental meditation can help cure depression


April 9th, 2010 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) A new study has revealed that transcendental meditation can successfully be used to treat depression. The research led by University of California Los Angeles has shown that depressive symptoms ... Read more...

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Transcendental Meditation may help fight depression


April 8th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Transcendental Meditation, a stress-busting technique, may help reduce symptoms of depression, according to two new studies.The studies will be presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Society ... Read more...

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Work saved Emma Thompson from depression


March 29th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): Actress Emma Thompson says work saved her from depression during difficult times.The Oscar winner, 50, has opened up about her life and how she began suffering from depression."I ... Read more...

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Terry Bradshaw At The 163rd American Psychiatric Association Meet


March 16th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New Orleans, Mar 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mr. Steel Arm Terry Bradshaw will be gracing the ninth annual conversations event with his presence. The event is an attempt which is being ... Read more...

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New online therapy programme helps you beat the ‘office’ blues


February 28th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 28 (ANI): For all those stressed with their jobs, an online therapy programme that could revolutionise how companies deal with on-the-job stress is being introduced.Depressed workers are being offered online ... Read more...

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Belief in a caring God antidote to depression


February 24th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Belief in a caring God can act as an antidote to depression, says a new study. Rush University Medical Centre (RUMC) researchers surveyed 136 adults diagnosed with major depression ... Read more...

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Ginkgo herbal meds may increase seizures in epileptic people


January 28th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Ginkgo may increase the risk of seizures in people with epilepsy and could reduce the effectiveness of anti-seizure drugs, a new report concludes.The article, which appears in ACS' ... Read more...

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Artistic men ‘less likely to be depressed’


December 17th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Men who take the time to engage in cultural activities or artistic pursuits are less likely to suffer from depression, says a new study.The study, by the Norwegian ... Read more...

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Depression linked to osteoporosis


November 10th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study by Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers has shown a clear link between depression and a loss of bone mass, leading to osteoporosis and fractures.The study ... Read more...

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