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Negative social media behaviors may be associated with depression in millennials

Negative social media behaviors may be associated with depression in millennials

Increase in the frequency of social media use could contribute to increased depressive symptoms, suggests a new study. Certain social media factors were linked with...
Depression and obesity linked to greater likelihood of hip pain

Depression and obesity linked to greater likelihood of hip pain

People with depression or anxiety may experience weight gain or weight loss due to their condition or the medications that treat them. Depression and...
This brain circuit is key to both depression and addiction

This brain circuit is reason to both depression and addiction

Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore have recently discovered a key region in the brain that is responsible for both...
Social media use increases depression and loneliness

Social media use increases depression and loneliness

A number of studies have by now correlated social media use with mental-health risks, such as loneliness and depression. It could lead to symptoms of...
The study for the first time has identified three distinct sub-types of depression. D1: This sub-type is characterized by high functional connectivity of the brain and a history of childhood trauma. D2: This sub-type is characterized by high functional connectivity of the brain and an absence of childhood trauma. D3: This sub-type is characterized by both low functional connectivity of the brain and absence of childhood trauma. Credit: Neural Computational Unit, OIST.

Scientists identified three sub-types of depression

In a recent study by the scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have analyzed three subtypes of depression. This...
MIT researchers have developed a neural-network model that can analyze raw text and audio data from interviews to discover speech patterns indicative of depression. This method could be used to develop diagnostic aids for clinicians that can detect signs of depression in natural conversation.

New model to naturally detect depression in conversations

In order to help patients to tackle depression, clinicians perform various methods including asking specific questions — about, say, past mental illnesses, lifestyle, and...
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A depressed spouse may increase one’s own cognitive decline, study

Yale's new study suggests that having a discouraged mate can expand one's own depressive symptoms and in addition cognitive decline over time in late life. Utilizing...
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Lifting weights may help in treating depression

Heavy lifting is in! You can't swing a kettlebell these days without hitting some workout guru, exercise program. There are various benefits of lifting...
Many women worry about the potential side effects of hormonal contraceptives, including depression. However, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center conducted a comprehensive review of current research and found there is not sufficient evidence to link birth control and depression

There is no link between hormonal birth control and depression, study confirms

There are many different methods of birth control. When it comes to birth control, women are often concerned about side effects. Depression is most common...

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