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Don't Become A Survivor: 8 Resilience Behaviors That Help You Recover And Thrive After Trauma And Suffering

From forbes.com

Several months ago, I received an email from a woman named Cheryl Hunter in California who reached out in thanks for my work on Forbes, and to offer something in return.She shared with me her TEDx Santa Monica talk, offering it humbly and generously as something that might be of…

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Trazodone antidepressant, used by Aaron Alexis, described as 'very safe'

From washingtonpost.com

Trazodone, the drug that officials say Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis was prescribed by Veterans Affairs, is a a generic antidepressant that is seldom used anymore to treat depression but is widely prescribed for insomnia, experts said. "We use Trazodone to help people sleep," said Gabriela Cora, a physician and…

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New study offers evidence of a link between staying up late and risk of depression

From washingtonpost.com

They say the early bird catches the worm, but night owls may be missing far more than just a tasty snack. Researchers have discovered evidence of structural brain differences that distinguish early risers from people who like to stay up late. The differences might help explain why night owls seem…

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Diabetes and Depression

From psychcentral.com

Depression can strike anyone, but people with diabetes may be at a greater risk. Diabetes is a serious health concern that afflicts an estimated 16 million Americans. Treatment for depression helps people manage symptoms of both diseases, thus improving the quality of their lives.
Several studies suggest that diabetes doubles the…

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The Surprising Link Between Depression, ADHD, Bipolar, Schizophrenia and Autism

From takepart.com

On the face of it, you'd never think autism, major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) would have much in common, except for the fact that they're all mental illnesses. Autism, for example, typically involves social withdrawal and trouble with language, while someone struggling with major depression…

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6 Ways Pets Relieve Depression

From psychcentral.com

The day I returned from inpatient therapy, my Lab-Chow mix cuddled up to me on the bed as I cried. She looked into my defeated gaze and licked my tears. I was astounded that this creature was capable of the empathy that I so craved in my closest friends and…

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6 Ways to Boost Your Mood With Food

From go.com

The modern Western diet-high in processed and fried foods, simple carbs, sugars and unhealthy fats-can set you up for depression, anxiety, and mood swings, a recent study has discovered. But plenty of tasty options exist that actually do the opposite: boost your mood and your energy, and set you up…

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Study tracks depression in seniors, ethnic groups

From msu.edu

Major depression is a serious public health problem among older adults in the United States, but tends to affect ethnic groups differently, finds new research led by a Michigan State University scholar. According to a survey of nearly 2,000 people aged 50 and older, whites and blacks of Caribbean descent…

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How To Conquer Your Fears And Live A More Courageous Life

From huffingtonpost.com

Aristotle believed courage to be the most important quality in a man. "Courage is the first of human virtues because it makes all others possible," he wrote. Today, it's one of the more neglected areas of positive psychology, but recent research has begun to move toward an understanding of what…

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Medication or Talk Therapy? PET Scans May Personalize Depression Treatment

From psychcentral.com

By Traci Pedersen Associate News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on July 5, 2013 Through the use of high-tech brain imaging, scientists can now tell if a person with depression would be better helped by talk therapy or medication. Researchers have identified a region of the brain that…

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