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Family's heartbreak for Zeynep Pattie who killed herself

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 17:22
Zeynep Pattie, from Ongar, Essex, is thought to have taken her own life at Shenfield station this week after struggling with depression. Her family released an emotional tribute to the schoolgirl.
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Katie Piper and Frankie Bridge discuss depression battles

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 21:26
Katie Piper was left scarred and blind in one eye, after her ex-boyfriend arranged for an accomplice to throw sulphuric acid in her face in 2008.
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Denise Welch gushes about son Matty Healy and her film

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 20:05
Denise Welch has debuted a short film inspired by her battle with post-natal depression – a condition that has plagued her following the birth of her eldest son Matthew Healy.
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'Me time' improves mental health through creativity

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 19:26
Spending time alone can improve mental health by boosting creativity, University of Buffalo research shows. People who enjoy being alone are more creative, reducing their stress levels.
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Jim Carrey talks about overcoming depression

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 12:11
During an interview, published in the latest edition of i , the 55-year-old screen star said: 'At this point, I don’t have depression. There is not an experience of depression.
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Doctor recalls own experience with postpartum depression

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 18:32
Dr Tara Lynn Frankhouser didn't fully understand the postpartum depression she saw in her patients in her North Carolina practice until she went through itself. She bravely tells of all she went through.
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Ketamine boosts mices' mood when administered by men

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:24
A study by University of Maryland researchers found that ketamine, an anesthesia drug also commonly used as a party drug, has anti-depressant properties in mice, but only when administered by men.
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US farmers are depressed, anxious and at risk of suicide

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 22:21
As crop prices fall across the US, farmers are increasingly anxious, depressed, and at risk of suicide, as shown by a recent Minnesota survey. Some states have introduced helplines.
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Mother says placenta helped beat post-natal depression

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:06
Stephanie Gardner, 31, of Long Beach, California, feared she would be susceptible to postnatal depression when she fell pregnant  so ate placenta to ward off anxiety.
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Figure skater Gracie Gold drops out of US Championships

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 15:22
Gold announced last month that she was withdrawing from her Grand Prix assignments as she sought treatment. Her decision ends her chance of competing at the Winter Olympics 2018.
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Sexual harassment at work causing women depression

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:22
Most victims are female, but complaints by men have risen, found a University of Texas study. An earlier poll found 1 in 5 British women and 7% of men have suffered sexual harassment.
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MIT finds stress can cause you to make risky decisions

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:37
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have identified the part of the brain that becomes impaired under stress and leads to poor decision-making.
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Depressed fathers may pass it on to their teenage children

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:53
Researchers from University College London found this occurs regardless of whether the mother suffers from the disorder. Past research suggests depression may be inherited.
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MIC's Louise Thompson reveals she battled depression

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:24
She's the picture of health and confidence with a thriving career and dedicated legion of fans owing to her reality show stints and fitness demonstrations. 
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NSW woman shares dark decline into post-natal depression

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 02:30
A woman who suffered post-natal depression so severe she made plans to end her own life has detailed her painful decline from pregnancy to contemplating suicide.
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Could chicken fed omega 3 cut risk of a heart attack?

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:23
The world-first clinical trial was carried out by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland on behalf of Belfast-based farming and food company Devenish.
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Mother killed herself after Hull unit's 'serious failure'

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:32
Polly Ross, who was 32, was struck by a Hull to Scarborough train less than four hours after walking out of Westlands mental health unit in Hull unsupervised.
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Pregnant Cara de la Hoyde has postnatal depression fears

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:24
The reality star, 28, addressed her struggle with mental health in an interview with Closer and worries that it could lead to postnatal depression are 'always in the back of her head'. 
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Girls glued to phones ‘more likely to suffer depression'

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:53
Scientists in San Diego say five or more hours in front of a screen raises the risk of depression and suicidal risk factors by 71 per cent for teenage girls.
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Channel 9 presenter Yvette Done on postnatal depression

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 01:09
Channel 9 presenter Yvette Done has revealed how she ‘fell apart’ in the weeks after giving birth to her third child.
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