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Antidepressants Help Fibromyalgia

By PsychCentral — From

— A new analysis of prior studies suggests the use of antidepressant medications by patients with fibromyalgia syndrome is associated with a reduction in pain, sleep disturbances and depressed mood and improvement of health-related quality of life.
Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), which consists of chronic widespread pain and tenderness, with…

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over 8 years

How should you deal with your unhappy, possibly depressed teen?

By Amy Wang, The Oregonian — From

— A dad of our acquaintance reports that one of his teenage daughters, a high school student, was consistently down in the dumps this winter, showing signs of clinical depression. So he and her mom took the girl to see a naturopath, who took her…

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about 8 years

The top five foods for beating depression

By Erin Bates — From

— Drug advertisements and conventional doctors tell the public that depression is caused by an imbalance of a neurotransmitter in the brain called serotonin. This idea makes it seem that drugs that flood the brain with serotonin are the answer to depression, but there is no scientific…

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about 8 years

Utah scientist makes breakthrough in mental illness research

By Jennifer Stagg — From

— It is heartbreaking to see someone you love suffer from mental illness. Now a famous Utah scientist says he's made a big breakthrough in the research to find a cure.

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almost 8 years

Researchers Find Key Genetic Trigger Of Depression

By Medical News Today — From

— Yale University researchers have found a gene that seems to be a key contributor to the onset of depression and is a promising target for a new class of antidepressants, they report Oct. 17 in the journal Nature Medicine.
"This could be a primary cause…

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over 7 years

Lower Dose of Injectable Risperdal Gets Approved

By Schizophrenia Daily News — From

— The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new, lower dose — 12.5 mg — of Risperdal Consta (risperidone) Long-Acting Injection for the treatment of schizophrenia within specific patient populations. Patients who may need this lower dosage may include those with renal (kidney)…

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over 8 years

Who, Me Depressed? No Way ...

By Kristina Osberg — From

— Real men don't need help, right? Think again.
Depression occurs in both men and women. And, while the rate of depression in men is less than for women, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, over 6 million men suffer from depression each year.
Depression in men…

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about 8 years

Mind over Meds

By Daniel Carlat, M.D. — From

— A psychiatrist describes how he came to feel that performing meds checks was not why he wanted to be a psychiatrist.

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about 8 years

Do pregnancy and bipolar disorder mix?

By Michele Hoos, — From

— "As recently as 10 years ago, doctors advised women with bipolar disorder not to have children. While that thinking is now dated, bipolar women often face tough decisions about how to handle their medication during pregnancy."

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over 7 years

Natural Substances treat depression

By Ed Yeates, KSL News — From

— Utah researchers have discovered a unique treatment for depression and bipolar illnesses, using two natural substances made by our own bodies.

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over 7 years
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