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Typically, diagnosing depression involves discussions about symptoms with a doctor or a therapist. It isn't an exact science, because until now, there wasn't an empirical test for most mental illnesses.
Bottom Line: Children and young adults who start antidepressant therapy at high doses, rather than the "modal" [average or typical] prescribed doses, appear to be at greater risk for suicidal behavior during the first 90 days of treatment.
A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison reveals that marital stress could make people more susceptible to depression.
According to a new government report, one in 13 US schoolchildren is taking at least one medication for emotional or behavioral disorders and more than half of the parents of these children maintain that the drugs used are actually working for their kids.
End Your Depression created by Cecil Ellis is a new program that gives people techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to eliminate depression from their life.
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Are mental illness and crime linked? According to a recent study published by the American Psychological Association, only 7.5 percent of all crimes were directly related to a serious mental disorder.
As many as 10 million Americans over the age of 50 suffer from late-life depression, but new research suggests that many of those individuals could ward off the symptoms of the disorder simply by spending more time online.
Older people who have apathy but not depression may have smaller brain volumes than those without apathy.
Adjustment Disorder is commonly known as situational disorder as well. It is often considered a significantly smaller situation than anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder with a usually less intense stressor than those of the more extreme disorders. Symptoms Because the disorders are similar, Adjustment Disorder and PTSD have similar symptoms like general loss of interest, a feeling of hopelessness, depression, and anxiety. Although they have similar symptoms, Adjustment...
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