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Depression: 35 extra minutes of exercise daily slashes risk

Depression: 35 extra minutes of exercise daily slashes risk

It is common knowledge that exercise is good for physical health, but a new study shows that it can also help curtail episodes of depression, even in those who have an increased genetic risk. Share on PinterestNew research suggests that any physical exercise can drastically cut the risk of depressive episodes. According to the researchers, […]

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16 strategies and treatments to fight depression

16 strategies and treatments to fight depression

Depression is one of the most common mood disorders in the United States. It causes persistent sadness and limits a person’s ability to go about their daily activities. However, depression is treatable, and people can recover from it. Both lifestyle changes and medical treatments can help individuals feel better. Typically, managing depression is an ongoing […]

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How does temperature affect mental health?

How does temperature affect mental health?

According to a recent study, there is an association between hotter temperatures and an increase both in the number of hospital visits for mental health reasons and in suicide rates. Share on PinterestIncreasing temperatures may negatively affect mental health. Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the United States and globally. According […]

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Risks Mount for Lonely Hearts After Cardiac Surgery

Risks Mount for Lonely Hearts After Cardiac Surgery

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Depression News MONDAY, Nov. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Loneliness can take a heavy toll on heart patients — including a higher risk of death in the year after hospitalization, researchers found. “This study confirms what has also been indicated in previous research regarding the serious health consequences of loneliness,” […]

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Could a combination of psychedelics and meditation treat depression?

Could a combination of psychedelics and meditation treat depression?

Mixing a specific type of meditation with a well-known hallucinogen may make for a new form of therapy that could aid those with depression, according to a new study. New research suggests that combining meditation and psilocybin may improve symptoms of depression. People often still regard psychedelic psychotherapy as a controversial treatment. However, recent evidence […]

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Metacognitive therapy may prevent depression relapse

Metacognitive therapy may prevent depression relapse

Ending the cycle of negative thought rumination is the premise of a depression treatment called metacognitive therapy. New findings suggest that it may be more beneficial in stopping depression relapse than other more commonly used methods. New research suggests that a new form of therapy called metacognitive therapy may prevent depression from returning. Depression is […]

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How to help a teen with depression

How to help a teen with depression

Teen depression is more than just sadness, moodiness, or a hormone-induced adolescent rite of passage. Depression is a serious illness that can affect a teen’s physical health, relationships, ability to succeed in school, and sense of self-worth. Suicide was the second leading cause of death for teens in the United States in 2017, and depression […]

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How can you help a loved one with depression?

How can you help a loved one with depression?

Depression is a mental health condition that affects people from all walks of life. It can be difficult to see a loved one having a hard time, and it is natural to want to help. However, it can be tricky knowing where to start. Depression is a difficult condition to live with, but it is […]

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What are the warning signs of suicide?

What are the warning signs of suicide?

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