Archive for February, 2018

Why are birthdays so hard?

February 27, 2018
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Birthdays can be a time of great celebration, but they can also bring about feelings of depression. Learn more about how to beat the birthday blues. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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The diet that could reduce the risk of depression

February 26, 2018
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Closer adherence to the DASH diet, which is high in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, could help to stave off depression, new research reveals. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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What are the signs of a nervous breakdown?

February 24, 2018
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A look at nervous breakdown, a condition now known as mental breakdown and identified by emotional and physical stress. Included is detail on prevention. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Self-compassion may protect perfectionists from depression

February 24, 2018
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Previous studies have shown that perfectionism can lead to depression, but new research suggests that self-compassion might also play a crucial role in this relationship, offsetting the harms of the former. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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How to cope with a breakup (the healthy way)

February 22, 2018
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We take a look at some helpful (and healthful) tips for coping with a breakup that will hopefully bring our heartbroken readers some much deserved comfort. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Is social media ruining your social life?

February 22, 2018
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A new study tests the theory that the more time you spend on social media, the less time you spend socializing with people in real life. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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It’s official: Pets benefit our mental health

February 19, 2018
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A systematic review of existing studies lists the many ways in which pets provide people with mental health issues some much-needed comfort. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Uncovering the science behind ‘sound body, sound mind’

February 7, 2018
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How does exercise benefit body and brain? A new study describes how muscular activity improves metabolism and the immune system and reduces depression. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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How to stop catastrophizing

February 7, 2018
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A look at catastrophizing and how to stop it. Included is detail on the related psychiatric conditions, medical treatments, and the outlook. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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How grape compounds can help to treat depression

February 5, 2018
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New research shows the mechanism by which two phytochemicals derived from grape compounds can promote resilience to stress-induced depression in mice. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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