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Can Fathers Have Postpartum Depression? - New York Times

New York Times
Can Fathers Have Postpartum Depression? 
New York Times
In recent years, a growing body of research, and the increasing visibility of dads like Mr. Sandler, has given rise to the idea that you don't have to give birth to develop postpartum depression, the so-called ?baby blues.? Studies suggest that the ...


Fish Depression Is Not a Joke - New York Times

New York Times
Fish Depression Is Not a Joke 
New York Times
It turns out that not only can our gilled friends become depressed, but some scientists consider fish to be a promising animal model for developing anti-depressants. New research, I would learn, has been radically shifting the way that scientists think ...


4 ways to help a loved one who's coping with depression - Well+Good

4 ways to help a loved one who's coping with depression 
More likely than not, someone you love?your significant other, BFF, or family member?is dealing with depression or anxiety. Nearly 50 percent of American adults will develop at least one mental illness during their lifetime, according to the Centers ...
Intervention gives at-risk moms ways to cope with depression Futurity: Research News

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'Magic Mushrooms' Might Ease Depression Symptoms - Live Science

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'Magic Mushrooms' Might Ease Depression Symptoms 
Live Science
Psilocybin, the main ingredient in "magic mushrooms," may soothe symptoms of depression, according to a very preliminary study. The research had a small sample size ? only 20 patients ? and no control group who got a placebo for comparison's sake.
Magic mushrooms may ease depression The Hippocratic Post (blog)
Magic mushrooms relieve depression symptoms by 'reseting' brain ZME Science
Magic mushrooms chemical Psilocybin for treatment of hard-to treat depression
Edgy Labs (blog)  -Konbini US  -FOX 11 Los Angeles  -Nature 
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Sadness, depression set in for survivors of California fires - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Sadness, depression set in for survivors of California fires 
Las Vegas Review-Journal
SANTA ROSA, Calif. ? A week after fleeing wildfires, tens of thousands of Californians are drifting back into their neighborhoods. Some will face the prospect of destroyed homes. All will face the possibility of lasting emotional damage. ?It's never ...

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UCLA Offering Depression Screenings For All Incoming Students - The Onion (satire)

UCLA Offering Depression Screenings For All Incoming Students 
The Onion (satire)
To lessen the stigma of seeking mental health treatment, and to help manage stress, UCLA will now offer free depression screenings for all incoming students. What do you think? ?Acting like people care about your mental health is yet another way ...


The point of depression - OUPblog (blog)

The point of depression 
OUPblog (blog)
There has been a great deal of speculation about the evolutionary significance and origins of depression. What selective advantage does it confer? Does it allow the patient to concentrate on complex and important problems? Is it a type of pain that ...


Can 'Magic Mushrooms' Kick-Start Depression Help? - WebMD

Can 'Magic Mushrooms' Kick-Start Depression Help? 
FRIDAY, Oct. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The active ingredient in "magic mushrooms" may help patients with tough-to-treat depression, a new study suggests. Twenty patients received psilocybin -- the psychoactive compound in a group of mushrooms that ...
Scientists find that tripping on mushrooms is a promising way to treat depression Quartz
Magic mushrooms can 'reset' depressed brain BBC News
So-called magic mushrooms could help reduce depression symptoms, study finds Dayton Daily News
The Verge  -Atlanta Journal Constitution  -Newsweek  -Nature 
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Bright midday light eases bipolar depression - Futurity: Research News

Futurity: Research News
Bright midday light eases bipolar depression 
Futurity: Research News
Previous studies found morning bright light therapy reduced symptoms of depression in patients with seasonal affective disorder (SAD). But that kind of depression treatment can cause patients with bipolar disorder to experience side effects including ...
Bright Light Therapy at Midday Helps Patients with Bipolar Depression in Study Sleep Review

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Olympic Figure Skater Gracie Gold Is in Treatment for Anxiety, Depression, and an Eating Disorder - SELF

Olympic Figure Skater Gracie Gold Is in Treatment for Anxiety, Depression, and an Eating Disorder 
Olympic figure skater Gracie Gold announced in September that she was taking some time off to ?seek professional help.? Now, the 22-year-old is elaborating on why she needs that time: She's dealing with anxiety, depression, and an eating disorder. Gold ...
Gracie Gold brave in taking leave from figure skating to tackle personal issues Yahoo Sports

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