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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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Elisa Curry closed her Facebook just days before vanishing

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:10
A woman missing since Sunday closed her Facebook account and stopped using her Fitbit just days before she vanished near her holiday house in Aireys Inlet, south of Melbourne.
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New test could predict soldiers who may suffer PTSD

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 01:23
The pre-deployment psychological tests can identify those most at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder or depression before they have been in combat.
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Demi Lovato's Jiu-Jitsu trainer offers his top tips

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 22:44
Demi Lovato just released her new album. Behind the scenes she is keeps fit with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Her trainer, World Champion Tarsis Humphreys, tells how the sport can change your life.
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Ashley Judd reveals her dog has died

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 20:58
The actress revealed the news in People magazine on Wednesday when she said she recently had a calm moment a few days ago when her dog 'was getting ready to go to heaven.'
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Starting school before 8.30am causes depression

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 18:32
Researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center believe early start times put pressure on children to get plenty of shut eye, which hinders their ability to sleep and causes depression.
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Johnny Ruffo reveals he thought his tumor was depression

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 14:13
Last month, former X Factor star Johnny Ruffo announced he was undergoing chemotherapy after being diagnosed with brain cancer.
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Texas woman's incredible 200lbs weight loss

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 19:45
Megan Fuschak (pictured), 30, started putting on weight when she was seven years old, after a sudden move away from her grandmother and close friends triggered her depression.
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Exercise cuts your risk of depression

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 05:03
Researchers from Black Dog Institute in Randwick, Australia, studied the link between exercise and depression. They found depression increased if people exercised for at least one hour a week.
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Sydney mother overcame Postnatal Depression with exercises

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 13:29
A mother-of-two from Sydney experienced post natal depression so severe that she often had thoughts of her killing herself. Lizzy Willamson, 40, had always been a 'positive' woman.
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Easyjet businessman jumped from carpark to his death

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 12:44
Graeme Price, 33, from Dunstable in Bedfordshire, had successful career with EasyJet and a happy family but took his own life after battling mental health issues.
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Miss Universe Australia Olivia Rogers on fake social media

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 01:22
Miss Universe Australia 2017 Olivia Rogers has made a call for more honesty and sincerity on social media after opening up about her personal struggles with depression.
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How getting less sleep could help improve depression

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 00:15
An analysis of 36 years of studies by the University of Pennsylvania suggests temporarily depriving patients of sleep can be effective in the short-term.
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Dame Kelly Holmes 'cut herself every day with scissors'

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 13:57
Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes revealed at an event in Kent she used to 'cut herself every day' while struggling to cope with injuries that could have ended her career.
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Prince Harry says we must stop handing out pills

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:25
Speaking before the opening of the Invictus Games in Toronto for wounded veterans, he called for ‘a better way’ to tackle mental health.
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Strictly's Brian Conley says he is feeling better

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:13
The English comedian fell ill after the death of his father in 1998 and spoke publicly about his struggles with mental health on I'm A Celebrity in 2012. He later had to quit the show to receive hospital treatment.
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Cassie Glaister opens up about her battle with anorexia

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 16:59
Cassie Glaister, from Kiama about 120 kilometres south of Sydney, has spoken about her battle with anorexia after her weight dropped to a dangerously-low 37 kilograms.
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Olivia Rogers talks about her depression battle

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 17:16
Miss Universe Australia Olivia Rogers has opened up on her battle with anxiety and depression, saying she felt 'so alone' in her teenage years, and that many models feel the same way.
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Asthma medication cause nightmares and depression

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 01:26
Researchers at the University of Groningen, Netherlands, studied asthma medication and its side effects. They found it was more likely to increase nightmares and depression in children and adults.
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Ulrika Jonsson: 'MasterChef soothed me after depression'

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:29
Ulrika Jonsson's first appearance on this year's Celebrity MasterChef saw her looking a little pained; and she is the first to admit this.
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Sleep deprivation could cure depression for a day

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:02
A new study shows sleep deprivation can be an effective antidepressant for half of people with the mood disorder. Much is unknown still, but sleep deprivation could be used to augment treatments.
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