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People born at certain times of year may have a greater chance of developing certain types of affective temperaments, which in turn can lead to mood disorders.
Understanding eating disorders is first step in prevention, treatment and Casa Palmera Treatment Center supports recent request for national study and additional statistics. Del
According to a UK psychologist, the third Monday of the month of January is considered to be the most depressing day of the year. And while the theory is based on a complex mathematical formula, some researchers feel that the actual bluest day of the year falls three weeks earlier, on the first Monday of the New Year.
Improved understanding of the role of female sex hormones on the drivers and symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) may shed light on the complex interactions between sex hormones and mood, potentially helping to explain the increased prevalence of mood disorders in women.
Even as spring has arrived on the calendar for much of the country this winter might seem almost unending. That is bad news for those suffering from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression that occurs at the same time every year.
People’s judgements about whether they are depressed depend on how they believe their own suffering “ranks” in relation to the suffering of friends and family and the wider world.
Hazardous alcohol use and depression are among the 10 leading causes of disability and premature death worldwide.
Individuals suffering from mood and anxiety disorders such as bipolar, panic disorder and major depressive disorder may be more likely to abuse opioids.
Low levels of a brain protein that regulates gene expression may play a role in the origin of bipolar disorder, a complex and sometimes disabling psychiatric disease.
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