For many older adults, the thought of stepping into a yoga class swarming with yogis more flexible than Gumby might provoke anxiety. But the practice itself may...
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Spirituality better predictor of happiness than achievement, says author
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Andreas Lubitz had suffered from an episode of "severe depression"
While it’s not clear exactly why Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed into a French mountainside, the black box from the cockpit raises questions about whether mental...
The combination of depression and stress may increase the chance of a patient dying of heart disease
Women who keep exercising into midlife can prevent depression, a new study suggests
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The vast majority of people with Alzheimer’s disease will experience changes like depression and anxiety. But a new study published in the journal Neurology...
The starting point for the theory is that everyone feels down when they are ill
The latest depression report shows that the majority are suffering in silence
I really felt that my inability to exclusively breastfeed my son was a complete personal failure that would affect him for the rest of his life
A study found that women in the workplace experience more symptoms as they gain job authority, while the opposite is true for men
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Here are some treatments for depression that are not antidepressants
It may even tell doctors whether patients will respond to some kinds of therapy
New research in mice show certain neurons in the brain may determine whether someone is depressed or resilient
A Depression-era photo from Arkansas puts into extraordinary relief the life Maya Angelou led, and the distance she traveled in her time
High levels of stress hormone cortisol led to much greater likelihood of clinical depression diagnosis