depression

Children born to mothers who are depressed during and after pregnancy are more likely to develop depressive symptoms themselves by the age of 24, according to new research led by the University of Bristol. By the age of 24, young people born to mothers with antenatal and postnatal depression, had depression scores that were almost
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Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a complex psychiatric disorder brought on by physical and/or psychological trauma. How its symptoms, including anxiety, depression and cognitive disturbances arise remains incompletely understood and unpredictable. Treatments and outcomes could potentially be improved if doctors could better predict who would develop PTSD. Now, researchers using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have
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  In a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, researchers aimed to determine a link between diet and depression. Depression affects around 350 million people in the world. Women have a higher likelihood—about 1.7 times more than men—of having depression. The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts depression will be the second most
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Psychedelic drugs tend to have a bad reputation; they can have harmful effects and lead to addiction. Many countries regulate them heavily. Now, however, researchers ask whether such substances may be used to manage conditions such as anxiety. Can psychoactive substances help people manage symptoms linked to anxiety, trauma, and depression? The annual convention of
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