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Anxiety and depression sufferers share their stories

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 17:11
Justin Bullock (left) and Mary Tellers (right) are among a group of people aged 18 to 80 who opened up about their mental health issues as part of a new book based on their testimonies.
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Veteran hung up on after being classified as deceased

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 16:17
When war veteran Doug Steley called the Department of Veterans Affairs to query unpaid medical bills the last thing he expected was to have to explain he wasn't dead.
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Babies suffer postpartum depression too, scientists find 

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 20:11
At just 18 months old, young children can show biological evidence of added stress. New research by the University of Oregon shows this can be down to a unique connection between cells.
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Therapy for depressed teens saves $5,000 annually

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 00:35
For many, prescription antidepressants are cheaper than therapy, but a study by Kaiser Permamente found cognitive behavioral therapy saves money in the long run for teenagers.
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Michael Phelps opens up about his depression

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 00:02
Champion swimmer Michael Phelps, 32, said he struggled with bouts of depression after each Olympic games since 2004. He finally sought help after having suicidal thoughts in 2012.
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Parents 'not told of son's depression' before his suicide

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:11
James Thomson (pictured), a second-year Maths student, was only 20 years old when he was found dead by a close friend in his bedroom, having been battling depression for 18 months.
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Youtuber victim of revenge porn opens up on PTSD

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:40
Chrissy Chambers, from Los Angeles, appeared on This Morning today to reveal what it's like to be the victim of revenge porn, explaining her mental health is effected years later.
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Handless woman overcomes depression

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:17
Due to complications in the womb, Molly Higgins, 23, from Los Angeles, California, had her right hand amputated after she was born and her left hand was severely damaged.
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Depression: How one man 'kicked this monster in the balls'

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:54
Larry Meyler has struggled with depression since his mother died when he was six. The 38-year-old Irishman has now written a book to help others, after he travelled the world to beat his demons.
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Daughter of Yevgeny Kafelnikov speaks about depression

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:05
Alesya Kafelnikova, 19, said growing up in Russia her father and mother left her to be raised by nannies and drivers, and only spoke to her in order to berate her, which happened often.
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Chrissy Hales on exercise helped her overcome depression

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:52
Fitness coach Chrissy Hales, 31, from Indian Head, Maryland, has revealed how exercise and her faith has helped her overcome being molested by a relative at the age of nine.
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Mental Health organisation slam Blue Monday as 'hoax'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:40
A mental health organisation have slammed Blue Monday, which usually falls on the third Monday of January, as 'dangerously misleading'.
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Lili Reinhart opens up about her anxiety and depression

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 00:56
The actress, 21,discussed how depression and anxiety have impacted her since the seventh grade, and why she thinks it's essential for students to learn about mental health issues at school.
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Sutton man battling depression found dead by his father

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:16
Transport manager Benjamin Rathbone, 35, was found hanged by his father on their family farm in Sutton, near Macclesfield, Cheshire.
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Rick Springfield on struggle with depression and suicide

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:03
Australian rocker Rick Springfield, 68, speaks candidly on his lifelong struggle with depression and suicide, during a recent interview with SiriusXM.
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Mom who killed family in Texas was battling depression

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:11
A year before Flor Pineda, 37, shot her husband, their sons, aged five and 10, and then herself in Texas, the woman had checked herself into a psychiatric ward so she would not harm anyone.
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Hormone therapy stops depression before menopause starts

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:25
Women going through menopause are twice as likely to experience depression. Researchers from the University of North Carolina found that hormone therapy can prevent it.
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Fearne Cotton recalls the moment she had a panic attack

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:30
Promoting her new book, the 36-year old mother-of-two recalled one potentially devastating incident, during which she was overcome by a panic attack while behind the wheel of her car
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Depressed psychologist killed himself with sleeping pills

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:00
John McGovern (pictured), 62, had been suffered from bouts of insomnia and anxiety due to his heavy workload and depression. His body was found by police at his practice in Poynton, Cheshire.
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Magic mushrooms help depression without 'blunting' emotion

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 16:47
Mushrooms are effective for patients with serious symptoms, found a study by Imperial College London. Yet scans show they don't dampened area of brain that processes emotions.
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