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Therapy plus medication better than medication alone in bipolar disorder

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This common mental issue could be a sign of high dementia risk

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Antipsychotics for depression may come with higher death risk

In a new study, adults with depression who added newer antipsychotic medications to their treatment had an increased mortality risk compared to a control...

Why are men so negatively impacted by depression?

Anxiety, worry and depression are natural responses to the coronavirus pandemic and all of the problems that accompany it. Paul Ingram, an assistant professor of...

Sitting is not always bad for older adults, says study

It's generally accepted health advice that adults of all ages should sit less, move more, and engage in regular exercise to feel better and...

Social media use during COVID-19 pandemic linked to higher risk of depression

The COVID-19 pandemic has rewritten social media usage habits: People spend more time on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, and more often, they post pictures and...

How is the contraceptive pill affecting your mood?

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Social media use linked to depression and trauma during COVID-19

Researchers found that social media usage was related to both depression and secondary trauma during the early part of the COVID-19 outbreak. Can’t stop checking...

This health problem a key sign of COVID-19 in frail, older people

A new study has shown that delirium—a state of acute confusion associated with a higher risk of serious illness and death—is a key symptom...

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