Chronic Depression: Disease or Charcter Flaw?

A major survey on depression symptoms from the National Mental Health Association (NMHA), released in july 2001, revealed a dramatic degree of progress in public understanding. Yet even amid this promising trend, the survey sheds light on the difficulties faced by millions of people striving to manage this sometimes chronic,... Read More

The Patients Guide to Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Depression

INTRODUCTION Everybody has a story. My story is the one I know best and can write about. It is not a memoir of chemical dependency or self-abuse. Those subjects have been written about many times. This is a story of my winning battle against depression and... Read More

Depression in Teenagers: Now What Can We Do?

No doubt you have seen the recent news headlines about a federal panel that recommended to the FDA that anti-depressant medications carry the strongest possible warning label for use in children and teenagers. This recommendation to the FDA shook the medical community, especially those who work with depressed young people.... Read More

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Depression Are Not The Same Thing!

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a very misunderstood illness and this is perhaps why there are so many myths about it. Perhaps the most common myth about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is that it is effectively a mental condition, and another name for depression. ... Read More

New Treatment for Chronic Depression

Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Treatment-Resistant Depression About Vagus Nerve Stimulation VNS is not brain surgery, although it is a treatment that affects the function of the brain. Vagus Nerve Stimulation uses specific stimulation of the vagus nerve to send stimulation to specific parts of the brain that are involved... Read More

ADHD and Depression -- More Common Than Thought

"Thanks for Noticin' Me" says Eeyore. He walks slowly. He looks sad. He doesn't accomplish much. He's just glad to be noticed. This is Eeyore, the stuffed donkey who is so often in need of his tail being pinned back on. Eeyore is a good picture of life is like... Read More

5 Tips to Reduce Depression

While war and poor economic conditions begin to affect people all over the world, more and more people suffer with depression. The more we focus on news events and the business climate, the more we are depressed. Whatever the reason you feel is the cause of your depression, the following... Read More

7 Things You Can Do Immediately To Ease Depression

1. Get out now and walk fifteen minutes. It will get your feet moving and help you feel you are at least able to do something.2. Go immediately and be with someone who loves you. It will give you the feeling that you are wanted.3. Religious? Say a prayer. Ask... Read More

Is it ADHD or is it Depression?

During the assessment process it is of great importance for the physician or clinician to consider other possible causes of inattention, impulsivity, or hyperactivity in your child, or teen, or yourself. In fact, this is probably the most important element of a good assessment. There are several possible causes of... Read More

St Johns Wort and Depression

The bright yellow flower of the St Johns Wort (hypericum perforatum) with it's ray-like petals, represents the power of the sun that forces away the darkness. This already points to the anti-depressant effects of the St Johns Wort which are highly respected, even in conventional medicine.St. John's Wort, a perennial... Read More

In The News:


Depression Is a Risk Factor for Dementia, New Research Says
TIME
Many studies have noticed a correlation between the two diseases and a 2013 review of 23 studies of about 50,000 older men and women reported that older adults suffering from depression were more than twice as likely to develop dementia and 65% more ...
Light Shed on Link Between Depression, DementiaWebMD
Depression linked to faster cognitive decline in old ageReuters
New Insight Into Link Between Depression, DementiaMedscape

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Tropical Depression Genevieve restrengthens in central Pacific
KHON2
The National Weather Service reports that Tropical Depression Genevieve, currently south of Hawaii, may strengthen into a tropical storm. The depression is moving slowly westward far southeast of the Big Island, roughly 575 miles south-southeast of ...
Genevieve Still Huffing, Puffing Into a DepressionMaui TV News (blog)
Watch NOW: System south of Hawaii regenerates into Tropical DepressionHawaii News Now
Forecasters expect Genevieve to become tropical stormHonolulu Star-Advertiser

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TechCrunch

Founders On Depression
TechCrunch
Last month, I wrote a post asking people working in startups to seek help if they are dealing with depression. It was a personal plea, because I have dealt with depressive episodes since I was a teenager and hate thinking about other people suffering ...


Depression in Elderly Not Related to Dementia Markers
MedPage Today
Depression was associated with cognitive impairment in a cohort of elderly individuals but not with specific brain abnormalities that underlie most dementias, researchers said. Among nearly 1,800 participants in the Religious Orders Study and Rush ...


MiamiHerald.com

Tropical Depression Three is poised to develop in the Atlantic
Washington Post (blog)
In what seems like deja vu, exactly one week after Tropical Depression Two dissipated before our eyes, Tropical Depression Three is close to forming in almost the same location. But this week, the environment is more favorable for it to strengthen ...
Tropical wave weakens; still could become depressionSun-Sentinel (blog)
Tropical disturbance could form into depressionMiamiHerald.com
High chance of tropical depression forming in eastern Atlantic by SaturdayThe Times-Picayune
The Outer Banks Voice -WCTI12.com -Newsworks.org
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Science 2.0

Depressed preschoolers still suffer years later
Futurity: Research News
Children diagnosed with depression in preschool are 2.5 times more likely to have the condition in elementary and middle school, report researchers. “It's the same old bad news about depression; it is a chronic and recurrent disorder,” says child ...
Many Depressed Preschoolers Still Suffer in Later School YearsNewswise (press release)
Many Depressed Preschoolers Still...Wait, What?Science 2.0

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Harvard Gazette

New treatment for depression shows immediate results
Harvard Gazette
Individuals with major depressive disorder or bipolar disorder who receive low-field magnetic stimulation (LFMS) show immediate and substantial mood improvement, McLean Hospital researchers report in the Aug. 1 issue of Biological Psychiatry. “LFMS is ...


Phys.Org

NASA sees zombie Tropical Depression Genevieve reborn
Phys.Org
Tropical Storm Genevieve weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday, July 27 and the National Hurricane Center issued their final advisory on the system as it was entering the Central Pacific. Now, after three days of living as a remnant low pressure ...
STORM ALERT: Tropical depression moving towards MarianasPacific Daily News
Tropical Depression 11W, # 2Stars and Stripes (blog)
Tropical depression Eleven is forecast to strike the Northern Mariana Islands ...Thomson Reuters Foundation
Pacific News Center -Focus Taiwan News Channel
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Medical Daily

A New Risk Factor For Dementia: Depression Symptoms Linked To More Rapid ...
Medical Daily
Many doctors, observing how their depressed patients appear to be more likely to develop dementia, have wondered: Which comes first, the depression or the dementia? Do both problems share the same cause? Now, a new study from Rush University ...


How is depression related to dementia?
Medical Xpress
A new study by neuropsychiatric researchers at Rush University Medical Center gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia. The study is published in the July 30, 2014, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the ...

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