What is dissociative identity disorder?

April 11, 2018
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Dissociative identity disorder is a condition where one person develops multiple personalities or identities. It used to be called multiple personality disorder. In this article, learn about the causes and risk factors, as well as how it is treated. We…

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How does depression affect people with cardiovascular disease?

April 9, 2018
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A new study outlines the ways in which the risk or diagnosis of depression affects the health-related quality of life for people with cardiovascular disease. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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What are the signs of mild depression?

April 3, 2018
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Mild depression leads to changes in moods and behavior. These altered emotions can seem and feel like regular responses. However, depression is a condition that should be addressed, and it can become more severe if left untreated. Here, learn about…

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Depression may raise risk of abnormal heart rate

March 24, 2018
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A new study has found that people with depression are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation. In fact, they are around 30 percent likelier to develop it. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Don’t try too hard to be happy, study warns

March 18, 2018
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You may think that if you just work hard enough, you’ll eventually achieve your best life. But are you sabotaging yourself by putting in too much effort? Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Major depression: Brain tissue reveals sex-specific gene changes

March 16, 2018
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From analyzing the postmortem brain tissue of adults with major depression, researchers have pinpointed sex-specific changes in gene expression. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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How high altitudes could raise risk of depression, suicide

March 16, 2018
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Researchers have found that people who live in states with a higher altitude may be at greater risk of suicide, possibly due to having lower blood oxygen. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Could mindfulness prevent major depression?

March 14, 2018
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A weekly session of mindfulness meditation may help to prevent the development of major depression in those with subclinical depression, a new study finds. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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These genes could make us prone to insomnia

March 12, 2018
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Researchers have identified specific genetic variants that are linked to the risk of insomnia, and which could also affect our physical and mental health. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Stomach acid drugs may cause depression

March 9, 2018
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The first study of its kind finds an observational link between the use of proton pump inhibitors and the risk of clinical depression. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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