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How To Be A Friend When Your Mate Suffers From Depression

True friends are there to support each other through heartbreak, career woes and life’s successes. But what happens when a friend is diagnosed with depression? We asked a psychological expert to give his top tips for how to support a friend when you haven’t got a clue how to help …

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3 Things Entrepreneurs Need To Do When Dealing With Anxiety And Depression

Since I first began writing about the struggles with anxiety, depression, and uncertainty two years ago, I’ve heard from hundreds of entrepreneurs who are in desperate need of help. I’ve been humbled by the response, and do my best to connect with each person in a timely manner. Invariably, the …

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10 Natural Depression Treatments.For Mind Relaxation

Being depressed can make you feel helpless. You’re not. Along with therapy and sometimes medication, there’s a lot you can do on your own to fight back. Changing your behavior — your physical activity, lifestyle, and even your way of thinking — are all natural depression treatments. These tips can …

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Using Lots Of Social Media Accounts Linked To Anxiety And Depression

New research links the number of social media platforms a person uses with risk of depression and anxiety. The analysis, published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, shows that people who report using seven to 11 social media platforms had more than three times the risk of depression and …

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5 Ways to Keep Anxiety and Depression From Ruining Your Budget

Life gets tough sometimes. When work is overwhelming, you are fighting with your parents, and the news seems to get grimmer every day, you might find yourself shopping your way into a better mood or pulling the covers over your head and ignoring all of your responsibilities. Stress, anxiety, and …

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Marijuana may help combat substance abuse.Mental Health Disorders and Depression

Contrary to research that suggests marijuana may act as a gateway drug, encouraging the use of other harmful substances, a new study indicates it may have the opposite effect. In the journal Clinical Psychology Review, researchers suggest marijuana use has the potential to help treat some individuals with substance use …

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Anxiety Depression Plague Cancer Survivors

Results from a new study show that more than four in five cancer survivors suffer from anxiety and a similar number had depression a year after diagnosis. “We urgently need new ways of supporting cancer survivors and addressing wider aspects of wellbeing,” said lead author Shridevi Subramaniam, a research officer at …

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8 Ways to Deal with Anxiety and Depression

As a person with active and severe mental illness, for six months I worked with a service animal. When I weaned off of his care, I transitioned to things that would keep my hands busy, things that would keep me from absentmindedly scratching myself or picking at my skin. I …

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WHY PSYCHEDELIC MUSHROOMS COULD CURE DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY, ACCORDING TO SCIENCE

To every college kid who ever took happy little trip into fantasyland on an idle weekend this may come as a welcome shock: psilocybin, the hallucinogen found in psychedelic ‘shrooms, may present an effective treatment for anxiety and depression, especially in cancer patients. Even better, that effect may last a month or …

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12 Things I Bet You Might Not Know About Depression

Depression is often misunderstood as just feeling sad. But it’s a complex condition, and the facts about depression, depression symptoms, and depression management might surprise you. What Is Depression? Doctors diagnose major depression (also called major depressive disorder) based on criteria in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual …

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