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Could an Amazonian psychedelic treat depression?

July 2, 2018
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For many people with depression, medical treatments do not work. According to a recent study, the psychedelic drug ayahuasca might be the answer. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Exercise, the ‘best antidepressant,’ also prevents heart disease

June 28, 2018
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Depression often interferes with the motivation to exercise and raises the risk of heart disease. New research aims to help people overcome this obstacle. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Why does depression make you feel tired?

June 26, 2018
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Depression can lead to a lack of physical and emotional energy, in addition to causing sleep disturbances that leave a person feeling chronically fatigued. In this article, learn about the link between fatigue and depression, as well as the possible…

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How does ketamine relieve depression so quickly?

June 25, 2018
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Ketamine has been shown to relieve symptoms of depression quickly. A new study delves into the molecular details and asks how and why. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Study reveals new cause of depression

June 21, 2018
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Understanding the interactions of a hormone receptor that regulates sleep and feeding may help to design innovative ways of treating depression. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Catatonic depression: What to know

June 20, 2018
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Catatonic depression is a subtype of depression characterized by not speaking or responding to things for a prolonged period. Catatonia can be a part of several other mental health conditions, including schizophrenia and mood disorders. Learn more about the symptoms,…

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Early risers have lower risk of depression, study finds

June 17, 2018
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How do your sleep-wake preferences affect your risk of developing a mood disorder such as depression? A large, detailed observational study investigates. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Why do I wake up depressed?

June 15, 2018
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Diurnal variations are types of depression that cause symptoms to get worse at certain times of the day. Morning depression is a common diurnal variation. In this article, learn about the symptoms and risk factors for morning depression, as well…

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Assessing trauma through art: The signs of inner struggle

June 15, 2018
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Traumatic brain injury can bring post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, or anxiety. Can therapy art help to assess how severe someone’s trauma is? Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Sleep paralysis, hallucinations may raise depression risk in some people

June 7, 2018
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A new study finds that sleep paralysis and hallucinations are unexpectedly common and predict depression severity among young athletes. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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