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Kirti Kulhari recalls being replaced in a film overnight while battling depression: ‘It just shook me up’ | Bollywood

Actor Kirti Kulhari opened up about being dropped from a South film several years ago when she was at the lowest point in her life. She said that she felt like ‘it’s the end’ when she was suddenly replaced. Kirti Kulhari made her Bollywood debut in 2010 with Khichdi: The Movie. She is known for […]

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Study claims being a morning person may protect against depression

If you are a morning person, you may be at reduced risk for major depression, a new study suggests. Several studies of the body’s circadian sleep-wake cycle have shown that being an early bird is associated with a lower risk for depression. But those studies were observational so could not prove cause and effect. For […]

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Why exercise may help ease depression | Health

JUST LIKE SELENA GOMEZ said, “If I don’t work out ... everything about me just feels a bit down,” a lot of folks rely on exercise to banish the blues. Now neuroscientists from the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research into Mental Illness have found out how exercise does that oh-so-welcome magic trick. They […]

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Twenty-year study links childhood depression to disrupted adult health and functioning

Newswise — Washington, DC, June 21, 2021 - Depression in youth, between the ages of 10 and 24 years, is both a leading cause of stress and a possible risk factor for future diseases and impairment. Now, a study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, confirms that depression in childhood […]

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Zuranolone Wins for Quick Depression Fix; Laughing Gas for Tx-Resistant Depression?

The phase III WATERFALL study found that 50 mg of zuranolone (SAGE-217/BIIB125) -- a once-daily investigational oral agent given for 2 weeks -- significantly reduced depressive symptoms by day 15 versus placebo in patients with major depressive disorder, Sage Therapeutics and Biogen announced. Using cannabis in middle to late adolescence, specifically ages 14 to 19, […]

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Largest genome study of depression to date reveals genetic risk factors

In the largest genetic analysis of depression to date, VA researchers identified many new gene variants that increase the risk for depression. The groundbreaking study helps researchers better understand the biological basis of depression and could lead to better drug treatments. The study involved genetic data on more than 300,000 participants of VA’s Million Veteran […]

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Sage antidepressant achieves goals of study, but questions linger - STAT

Sage antidepressant achieves goals of study, but questions linger  STAT

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Older Americans more resilient to COVID-19 related anxiety, depression, and stress

RICHMOND, Va. -- Carolyn Lussenhop said she was grateful to Jim Meharg, her life partner of 20 years. She first met Meharg while working with a Northern Virginia retirement community where Meharg was the director. The friendship eventually blossomed into a romance and the couple made Richmond their home. Now retired and living together in […]

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Local residents react to Tropical Depression Claudette and its possible impact

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) —The impact Tropical Depression Claudette will have on the Cape Fear area is still unknown, with our coast expecting to see the worst of the storm. Many people say they are concerned to see a storm like Tropical Depression Claudette headed our way, this early in hurricane season. Some treating it […]

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Post-COVID, Apps Help Students with Depression and Anxiety

(TNS) — The mental health toll of COVID-19 has been difficult for many, and traditional resources such as talk therapy have been overloaded in recent months. As a result, developers and grassroots mental health organizations are trying to address the increase in need through behavioral health smartphone apps, which have been gaining popularity since even […]

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