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Latest news on depression, anxiety, bipolar and postnatal symptoms plus updates on depression help such as treatment, medication and signs of depression.
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Ketamine improves depression sufferers' sleep and interest

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:44
Researchers from the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland, found that patients who respond to ketamine have better overall activity levels and sleep.
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Ryan Phillippe urges frank discussion about depression

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 06:20
The 42-year-old actor advocated for a frank discussion about depression in a new magazine interview.
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CDC: Smoking on the rise in depressed pregnant women in US

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 20:10
The study at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health coincides with the release of new CDC data showing American women are taking antidepressants more than ever.
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CDC: women twice as likely to use antidepressants than men

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 18:38
Experts say the data from the CDC show doctors have likely become better at recognizing and treating depression with medicine but stigma remains around male mental health.
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Katharine Welby didn't ask dad for help with depression

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 01:50
Katharine-Welby Roberts has admitted that she didn't turn to her father The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby for help when she was suffering from mental health issues.
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Iowa hairdresser fixes depressed teen's matted hair

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 18:46
Kayley Olsson, a student hairdresser in Waterloo, Iowa, refused to shave the head of a depressed 16-year-old. Instead, she spent 13 hours over two days fixing it for the girl's picture day on Tuesday.
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Corrie's Beverly Callard talks of battle with depression

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 09:10
Beverley Callard, 60, says her clinical depression has stopped her from getting TV work. The Coronation Street star pulled out of jobs because of her illness and believes she's seen as 'flaky'.
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Corrie's Beverley says depression makes her unemployable

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 13:22
Beverley Callard, 60, says her clinical depression has stopped her from getting TV work. The Coronation Street star pulled out of jobs because of her illness and believes she's seen as 'flaky'.
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AI can spot signs of depression from Instagram photos

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 01:10
Scientists from Harvard University and the University of Vermont gathered 43,950 photos provided by 166 people to study whether visual clues of depression could be picked up by their AI.
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Roxy Jacenko reveals her battle with depression

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 15:20
PR queen Roxy Jacenko has claimed she became 'very depressed' after her husband Oliver Curtis was sentenced to 12 months in prison for insider trading in June 2016.
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Vegetarians are more likely to suffer from depression

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 01:35
Giving up chicken and beef in favour or carrots and broccoli is making vegetarians miserable, a study from Bristol University has found.
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Twice weekly sessions of hot yoga helps to beat depression

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 20:00
Studies performed at San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Alliant University, and Massachusetts General Hospital all found the practice to be a key boost for depression sufferers.
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James Franco reveals battle with depression

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 16:55
The 39-year-old actor has admitted in a recent interview with OUT magazine that he first dabbled in the party lifestyle when he was a teenager.
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Liam Gallagher admits he wants to meet eldest child Molly

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 02:27
The Oasis rocker, 44, explained how he struggled with his mental health two years ago and ultimately decided it would be best to 'f**k off for a bit' abroad to start over, but is now wanting to make amends.
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Dr Max talks depression and BBC's Panorama programme

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 02:12
A new study shows that mental illness accounts for nearly half of all ill health in under 65s.
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Masterchef's Ben Ungermann depression drink driving charge

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 02:07
Convicted for drink-driving, after being involved in minor crash, Ben Ungermann from Masterchef has 'blamed' the pressure of the show
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Depression doubles death rates in heart disease patients

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 18:49
Researchers in Utah tracked more than 24,000 patients for 10 years, and found that post-coronary artery disease depression was the single biggest predictor of death.
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Minnesota student beats depression with booty training

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 14:10
Briana Chandler, 22, from St Cloud in Minnesota, regularly battled comments growing-up that she was 'light as a feather', should go 'eat a cheeseburger' and was 'too skinny'.
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Too much sugar increases risk of anxiety and depression

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 14:08
Men with a high sugar diet had a 23% raised risk of a new mental disorder, found University College London. Excess sugar for those already depressed is bad for both men and women.
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Parents of girl who died of overdose are raising awareness

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:30
Katie Golden, a senior at Plant High School who had used pot to help her ward off depression and anxiety, had ingested an excessive amount of heroin on the night of April 14.
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