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December 27, 2020
by Elizabeth Pratt

a teen mirror

Dislike Of Appearance In Teen Years Predictive of Depression Later in Life

December 27, 2020 08:00 by Elizabeth Pratt  [About the Author]

a teen mirror
Teenagers who are unhappy with how they look have a significantly heightened risk of depression by adulthood. In a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, researchers found the increased risk of depression ranged from 50 per cent to 285 per cent, with boys being more likely to experience severe depression than their female peers. [More]

August 31, 2020
by Elizabeth Pratt

an eating disorder

Pandemic Taking Its Toll On Those With Eating Disorders

August 31, 2020 08:00 by Elizabeth Pratt  [About the Author]

an eating disorder
Nine out of ten people with experience of eating disorders are dealing with profoundly negative impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A study from Northumbria University in the UK found that as well as affecting the general population around the world, the pandemic is causing additional and unique challenges for those experiencing eating disorders. [More]

December 28, 2017
by Tracey Block

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The answer may be just below the surface

December 28, 2017 01:04 by Tracey Block  [About the Author]

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For some sufferers of chronic depression, medications and psychotherapy bring no relief. For those people, researchers are looking at a completely different kind of treatment. And while drilling a hole into the brain may sound like something out of science fiction movies, it just might be the answer. The treatment requires a very small hole in the brain—but, it has been showing big results. [More]

December 25, 2017
by Tracey Block

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Make Mental Health a Priority in the Last Days of 2017

December 25, 2017 23:34 by Tracey Block  [About the Author]

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The last week of December rushes past in a whirlwind of remembering gifts, managing party schedules, and recalling recipe ingredients. Sometimes in the haste of it all, we forget what is most important--our mental health. Professionals suggest managing mental health issues as well in the last week of December as in the other 51 weeks of the year. How can you prevent one week of festivities from undoing all your hard work? [More]