Science news articles about 'battling depression'

  • You've got to have hope: studies show 'hope therapy' fights depression

    ... at Birmingham discussed some of the latest research on how hope can battle depression during a symposium Saturday Aug ... . The researchers specifically looked for people who were not diagnosed with depression or other mental illnesses, but who felt dissatisfied with where ...
  • Participating in religion may make adolescents from certain races more depressed

    ... participation, for the most part, is good and can be very helpful for battling depression. But our research has shown that this relationship does ... and negative feelings they had experienced in the preceding week such as depression, loneliness, isolation, happiness, or excitement. They were also asked ...
  • 'I am actually afraid of myself': Teen pleads for more services

    A teenager who is battling depression and an eating disorder says the Newfoundland and Labrador government has to provide more services to young people with mental illnesses.
  • Magazine Preview: A Journey Through Darkness

    Daphne Merkin, who has battled depression for as long as she can remember, writes about the struggle to emerge from its shadows.
  • Effect of call-based counseling ringing true

    ... even finds it can help cancer patients. The therapist-patient relationship is crucial to people battling depression, addiction, weight gain and diabetes ...
  • For teens battling depression, interactive online tools big help

    Interactive online mental health resources combined with traditional counselling help improve the mental wellbeing of teenagers, according to new research by the University of Sydney published in the ...
  • Common parasite may trigger suicide attempts

    ... of inflammation in the brains of suicide victims and people battling depression, and there also are previous reports linking Toxoplasma ... -uptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, have been the preferred treatment for depression. SSRIs are believed to increase the level of a neurotransmitter ...
  • Creatine Helps Depressed Women, Says Study

    ... dietary supplement creatine helps women battling depressions, according to a study from South Korea and the University of Utah. It reports that women with major depressive disorder (MDD) who augmented their daily antidepressant ...
  • Game makers to explore social issues at conference

    ... discussions led by game makers about such socially conscious topics as designing for gamers with disabilities, battling depression at game studios and tackling hate ...
  • A tiny molecule may help battle depression

    ... molecule found only in humans and in other primates are lower in the brains of depressed individuals, according to researchers at McGill University and the Douglas ... ," says Turecki, "We found that miR-1202 is different in individuals with depression and particularly, among those patients who eventually will respond ...
  • Sharon Osbourne details 16-year battle with depression

    Veronica LinaresLOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Sharon Osbourne revealed she's been battling depression for the last 16 years while speaking on her talk show "The Talk" on Monday.

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