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How safe teens feel in their community environments contribute to how depressed they feel

Research on depression in adolescents in recent years has focused on how the physical brain and social experiences interact. A new University of California, Davis, study, however, shows that adolescents with large hippocampal volume were more, or less, susceptible to feelings of depression depending on how unsafe — or conversely — protected they felt in […]

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Global Day for Hope #LetsTalk

April 7th, 2017 the World Health Organization launches a year-long campaign called on a global health issue for Global Health Day, and this year that focus is depression via #LetsTalk. iFred (The International Foundation for Research & Education on Depression), joins in that effort with a campaign asking for all to plant sunflowers around the world, post a […]

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Teen Trauma May Impact Depression Risk in Perimenopause

Women who experience multiple traumatic events during adolescence have a significantly greater risk of depression in the years leading into menopause (known as perimenopause), according to a new study at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Increased Risk for Depression Among Diabetic ‘Night-Owls’

A new study finds that people with type II diabetes who prefer the evening for activity report having more symptoms of depression than those who are early to bed and early to rise, regardless of the quality of their sleep.

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Suicide Helpline: Suicide Resources

People turn to suicide when the emotional pain overwhelmstheir coping resources. Suicide is felt most often when people are in the depths of depression, a common but treatable mental health concern.

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