Depression

Treating Teens' Depression May Be Great for Parents' Mental Health, Too

5 monthes ago   |   By The Atlantic

I spent a lot of time in therapy as a kid, for depression among other things. On and off until I graduated high school, I'd “hang out” in the doctor's office, playing Connect 4 before begrudgingly consenting to more intense discussions. The effect of these sessions was undoubtedly helpful for me. But one thing my self-involved teen brain never considered was that the treatment could improve my parents' mental health as well. Preliminary new research, presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association on Saturday, suggests that it did: When depressed teens go...
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Central Florida schools get millions of dollars for mental-health services after Parkland shooting

5 monthes ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

After years of “begging” the Legislature for more resources, Central Florida schools are getting millions of dollars to spend on mental health counselors and services for students this year - a result of the Parkland school shooting that left 17 people dead. Each district is substantially increasing...
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Day 100: Turn The Page

Day 100: Turn The Page

Hi friends - I'm officially on Day 100 of my 100 Day Project of posting a blog every single day. It feels kind of surreal that it's actually Day 100, and it's really crazy to... Read more ...

Can Negative Ions Improve Your Mood?

Can Negative Ions Improve Your Mood?

Hola chiquitas and chiquitos and chiquites... I'm a tiny bit thrown off right now because I thought I was on Day 100 of my 100 Days of Blogging, but I'm actually only on Day... Read more ...

The most powerful and effective home remedies you can use instead of ibuprofen

The most powerful and effective home remedies you can use instead of ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a type of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is often used to relieve pain, fever, and inflammation related to a wide range of health conditions. Some... Read more ...

It's part of how society works: Study finds children and chimpanzees WANT...

It's part of how society works: Study finds children and chimpanzees WANT justified punishments for antisocial people - does this explain our polarized politics?

A fascinating new study has shed light on one aspect of human behavior that doesn't tend to get a lot of attention, and that is the delight that some people take in seeing... Read more ...

Social Behaviors Could Be Influenced By Cerebellum Activity: Study

Social Behaviors Could Be Influenced By Cerebellum Activity: Study

A direct connection between the cerebellum and an area of the brain involved in controlling reward and motivational behaviors have been found in this study. This area is... Read more ...

Survey Studying Social Influences in People Attending A E

Survey Studying Social Influences in People Attending A E

A survey of 20 disadvantaged neighborhoods across North West UK revealed social influences behind people attending their local Accident Emergency departments. Read more ...

New Tools for Cancer Diagnosis Created

New Tools for Cancer Diagnosis Created

Fluorophores will help track whether a body has absorbed medications, said researchers. Read more ...

Renewable Source of Cancer-fighting T Cells Created

Renewable Source of Cancer-fighting T Cells Created

The technique uses structures called artificial thymic organoids, which work by mimicking the environment of the thymus, the organ in which T cells develop from blood stem cells. Read more ...

BREAKTHROUGH: Vitamin D supplements taken during pregnancy found to prevent...

BREAKTHROUGH: Vitamin D supplements taken during pregnancy found to prevent autism in children

Taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy can prevent the onset of autism spectrum disorder in children, a recent animal study showed. Researchers at the University of... Read more ...

Climbing Stairs at Short Intervals Throughout the Day Can Boost Your Health

Climbing Stairs at Short Intervals Throughout the Day Can Boost Your Health

Short bouts of stair climbing throughout the day can improve your health and fitness, reveals a new study. Read more ...