mental health

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Study: Stress Causes Aging — Even In Teens And Pre-teens

Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.

12/11/2014

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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Changing Seasons Can Mean a Change in Mood

Millions of people will turn their clocks back an hour on Sunday, but for some the extra hour of sleep gained is not worth the hours of daylight lost.

10/30/2014

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When Does One Glass Of Wine Become One Glass Too Many?

It’s the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?

10/15/2014

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Religion, Mental Health Problems Draw Many Americans To North Korea

Time and again, Americans over the years have slipped illegally into poor, deeply suspicious, fervently anti-American North Korea, even as it has become increasingly easy to enter legally as a tourist. It’s incomprehensible to many, especially since tens of thousands of desperate North Koreans have crossed in the opposite direction, at great risk.

09/17/2014

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How Common Is Depression?

Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.

08/14/2014

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Video Games Being Developed To Target Depression, Anxiety

Psychologists believe video games could be a new way to reach people who need help.

08/13/2014

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Study: Twitter Has Potential To ‘Induce Psychotic Symptoms’

A new study finds that the downside to global social networks is the potential to ‟aggravate or even induce psychotic symptoms” in psychologically vulnerable patients.

08/13/2014

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Study: Depression Found In Preschoolers

A new study has found that depression in children can start as young as preschool.

08/07/2014

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New Va. Mental Health Panel Has First Meeting

Virginia lawmakers are promising a top-to-bottom review of the state’s mental health system with the goal of making it a model for the rest of the country.

07/21/2014

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