Is Canada's Mental Health Care On The Rocks?
Considering the importance of a person’s state of mental condition, why did a renowned journalist slammed Canada's lack of mental health care? Are there underlying issues behind this instance? Is Canada’s mental health care on the rocks? Find out what authorities have to say
Face Transplant Patient Ecstatic With New Look
After shooting himself in the face because of deep depression, Andy Sandness gets a second chance in life after he becomes a face transplant patient sponsored by Mayo Clinic. He is ecstatic with his new look, and now feels more confident and able to get on with life.
Older Adults Experience Increased Depression With Poverty
Older people become more susceptible to depression. This increases if poverty is added. Older adults experience increased depression with poverty.
Depression Could Affect Your Heart Just As Much As Bad Cholesterol
When thinking of heart attacks, you might assume that the most common causes are smoking, high cholesterol, or obesity. Mental health issues are probably left behind individual concerns. But a new study found out that depression also poses great heart health risk just as other more familiar heart disease contributors.
Depression Goes Away When You Sit Up Straight
Good posture such as sitting straight is effective in warding off depression symptoms, a new study says. It effectively enhances mood, increases enthusiasm, and lessens fatigue.
Oh No! Psoriasis May Lead To Fracture Risk, New Study Says; But Why? Details Inside
Double jeopardy is real! Considering that psoriasis is indeed a disease that brings discomfort to its victims, how is it associated with fracture risk? What factor links these two? Is there something that a victim can do to stop the condition from getting worse? Here's what health professionals have to say.
Magic Mushrooms Can Manage Anxiety And Depression In Cancer Patients; According To Research
For more than 40 years, psilocybin has been considered illegal in the United states. An ongoing study, however investigates on the drug’s potential benefit in reducing anxiety and depression in cancer patients.
Stop Smoking Services Help Smokers Improve Their Mental Health
A study shows that people who seek help from stop smoking services report a boost in mental health and are more consistent in quitting the habit. Depression and smoking have been previously linked, with quitting smoking decreasing symptoms of depression.
‘Facebook Depression’ Poses A Health Risk To 1.79 Billion Active Users; According To Research
With 1.79 billion active users, Facebook has proven to us the power the lies in social media. The sudden rise of Facebook fame has prompted some scientists to assess its effects on its many users. Results confirmed that the popular social platform has been linked to depression—a condition characterized by withdrawal and social isolation.
Electroshock Therapy: Kitty Dukakis And Husband Campaign To Destigmatize Therapy For Depression
Kitty Dukakis reportedly stands up for the stigmatized electroshock therapy to become an accepted treatment to depression. Kitty has become an advocate for ECT which she claims has ended both her depression and addiction.
Depression Treatment: New Smartphone Apps Designed To Reduce Anxiety
A smartphone app can now help in depression treatment. A study suggests IntelliCare apps can reduce depression symptoms as much as antidepressants or psychotherapy.
Carrie Fisher Death Cause: People With Mental Issues Tend To Hide Problems
In relation to Carrie Fisher death cause, people still tend to hide problems with mental health.
Facebook Depression: How To Avoid Depression Caused By Facebook
A recent study about risk factors of Facebook depression suggests tips on how to avoid depressing caused by to much social media use.
Replaying An Argument In Your Head Could Help Reduce Depression
Psychologists believe that people who are able to train themselves to review details of emotional issues in their heads are less likely to be depressed. People who are able to think about the specific sensory details of how an argument unfolded are "emotionally resilient."