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Dealing with stress: To cope or to quit?

From sciencedaily.com

We all deal with stress differently. For many of us, stress is a great motivator, but for others, stress triggers depression. Researchers are actively working to understand how and why this debilitating mental disease develops. Today, a team of researchers reveals a major insight into the neuronal basis of depression.

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over 4 years

Easing depression among women with new care approach

From sciencedaily.com

Women who received collaborative care for depression at an obstetrics and gynecology clinic showed fewer symptoms after treatment than women receiving usual depression care in the same setting, research has found. In this model, the patient's physician, a mental health professional, and a depression manager work together with the patient.

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almost 5 years
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This Is Your Brain on Food: The Link Between Eating Well and Mental Health

From takepart.com

Research suggests improving nutrition can help those with cognitive disorders.
Should the Hippocratic maxim “Let food be thy medicine” apply to mental health care? Absolutely, says Dr. Bonnie Kaplan, a professor at the University of Calgary and a pioneer in a resurgent field of research on the role diet and nutrition…

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almost 5 years

Intervention Summary - Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

From samhsa.gov

Learn more about the five stages of implementing a program or specific activity to work in a real setting.

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almost 5 years

No evidence that vitamin D supplements reduce depression, study concludes

From sciencedaily.com

Vitamin D deficiency has been implicated in numerous health conditions in recent years, including depressed mood and major depressive disorder. Recent observational studies provide some support for an association of vitamin D levels with depression, but the data do not indicate whether vitamin D deficiency causes depression or vice versa.

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almost 5 years
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Why Your Depression Treatment Efforts Aren't Working

From psychcentral.com

Tackling depression or bipolar sometimes feels like an endless battle against an external invading force in your mind. Almost everyone I know who suffers from either illness has - at some point or another - come up against the two greatest fighting forces it deploys against anybody seeking to bounce…

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almost 5 years
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Depressed, but Not Ashamed

From nytimes.com

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - MOST of our closest friends didn't know that we struggled with depression. It just wasn't something we discussed with our high school classmates. We found that we both had taken Prozac only when one of us caught a glimpse of a prescription bottle in a suitcase…

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almost 5 years
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5 Ways to Maintain Boundaries with Difficult People

From psychcentral.com

Maintaining healthy boundaries with difficult people can be, well, difficult. That’s because they don’t want you to have boundaries in the first place, said Julie de Azevedo Hanks, LCSW, founder and executive director of Wasatch Family Therapy, a private practice in Utah. It may not be a conscious decision. “It’s…

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almost 5 years

Spirituality, religion may protect against major depression by thickening brain cortex

From sciencedaily.com

A thickening of parts of the brain cortex associated with regular meditation or other spiritual or religious practice could be the reason those activities guard against depression - particularly in people who are predisposed to the disease, according to new research.

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almost 5 years
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Foodie Moody Blues

From savetime.com

Can food affect your mood? The answer is yes. To know what, why and how, read further. By Avanika Mote ____________________________________________________________________________ Last year I drove into the Aundh outlet of McDonalds and drove out with a McMeal. It had a soda, a burger and a pack of fries.

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almost 5 years
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