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Benefits of crying: Why it’s good to shed a few tears

October 7, 2017
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Crying is a natural and often uncontrollable reaction we have to sadness, grief, joy, and pain. Is crying good for your health? Find out. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Just 1 hour of exercise per week could prevent depression

October 3, 2017
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Researchers found that 1 hour of weekly exercise can help to prevent depression, whereas a lack of physical activity increases risk of the disorder. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Brain response to unfairness ‘predicts depression’

October 2, 2017
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A new study shows that being treated unfairly in a computer game involving money rewards gives rise to brain patterns that can predict depression. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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How childhood trauma affects the brain

September 30, 2017
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Researchers shed fresh light on how a history of abuse in childhood disrupts brain connectivity, leading to negative mental health outcomes. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Antidepressants and weight gain: What’s the connection?

September 25, 2017
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In this article, learn why some antidepressants cause weight gain and what types of antidepressants are associated with changes in weight. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Depression: Is brain inflammation tied to suicidal thoughts?

September 25, 2017
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A new study indicates that suicidal thoughts are associated with brain inflammation in the case of people diagnosed with major depression. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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‘Mood spreads from person to person via social contagion’

September 23, 2017
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A new study suggests that moods are contagious among circles of adolescent friends, and this is true both for negative and positive emotions. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Antidepressants may raise death risk by a third

September 19, 2017
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New research finds that people who take antidepressants such as serotonin reuptake inhibitors may be at a considerably higher risk of premature death. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Caring for a sick pet can increase anxiety, depression

September 19, 2017
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A pioneering study looks at the impact of caregiver burden among owners of sick animals. The results point to elevated stress and poorer quality of life. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Linking depression, insomnia, and the brain’s reward center

September 19, 2017
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Increased activity in a brain region involved in reward and motivation appears to reduce the risk of sleep-related depressive symptoms. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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