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WHO Report: Depression Is Second Biggest Cause Of Disability Worldwide

Furthermore, WHO says the global burden of depressive disorders increased by 37.5% between 1990 and 2010 because of population growth and ageing.

11/07/2013

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Study: Teen Cancer Patients At Increased Risk Of Suicide

A Swedish study looking at teenagers diagnosed with cancer finds the teens are at an increased risk of suicide compared to their peers.

11/04/2013

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Chronic Traumatic Encephalitis

Autopsies have been performed on many NFL players and others with head trauma and have uncovered chronic traumatic encephalitis as a result of repeated concussions.

10/08/2013

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Study: ‘Harsh Verbal Discipline’ May Be As Harmful To Teenager’s Well-being As Physical Punishment

You might want to think twice the next time you’re ready to scream at your defiant teen.

09/04/2013

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Author Sets Out To Tell Tale Of American Rowing Team From Hitler’s Berlin Olympics

The Olympics have been the source of many inspirational tales and a journalist is following one of the biggest, hot off the presses from 1936.

06/23/2013

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Philadelphia Veteran Using Music To Help Self, Others

Verna Ingram did two tours in Iraq with the Army and when he left the military he struggled with depression.

06/15/2013

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Dealing With Mental Illness In Our Homes, An Expert Weighs In

Dr. David Tolin from the Institute of Living dispels some common myths about mental illness.

06/12/2013

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Author: America Is Going About Drug Addiction All Wrong

Drug addiction remains a stubborn problem in the U.S., ruining individuals and families and costing society a bundle. But an author says we’re going about this all wrong.

05/26/2013

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Study: Depression May Be Overdiagnosed And Overtreated

New research shows that most people diagnosed with depression do not actually meet the criteria for the illness.

05/01/2013

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Report: Drug Reduces Painful Chemo Side Effect

A medication used for depression and anxiety can reportedly be effective in treating chemotherapy-induced pain.

04/08/2013

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A Difficult Time, A Difficult Workplace

I hear it more and more often from my patients…the work place is becoming harder and harder to tolerate – but what choice do they have?

02/22/2013

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The Winter Blues

Seasonal Affective Disorder is a form of depression where people start to react negatively to the absence of light. It classically happens this time of year when the days are short and the sky is dark and dreary.

02/21/2013

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Increased Risk Of Suicide Among Physicians

It is a sad statistic but death by suicide is a major occupational hazard for physicians and the numbers are startling.

02/07/2013

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Diagnosing And Treating Fibromyalgia

People with fibromyalgia often feel muscle tightness and there are certain tender points. The doctor can actually examine you to see the problem.

02/06/2013

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Jewish Museum Exhibit Captures Life During Great Depression

Many of the artists worked as part of the Works Progress Administration, which supported workers during the depression. They used vibrant colors to tell showcase life amid layoffs, food shortages, housing crises and the escalating anti-Semitism.

01/28/2013

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