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Ketamine ‘rapid and effective’ for reducing suicidal thoughts - Sat, 16 Dec 2017
The anesthetic ketamine has shown promise as a rapid treatment for reducing suicidal thoughts in people with depression, a new study reveals.

Another work email out of hours? Why you should ignore it - Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Do you often find your work life creeping into your personal life? If so, it’s time to draw the line. Your well-being will thank you for it.

How can you cope with fear of flying? - Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Flying is by far one of the most common means of transportation in today’s world, but fear of flying is also widespread. So how can we overcome it?

What are the early signs of a depression relapse? - Sat, 09 Dec 2017
Many people experience depression relapses. Learn more about the early signs of relapses and recurrence, and what can be done about them.

How to reduce Christmas stress - Thu, 07 Dec 2017
Christmas is supposed to be the season of peace and goodwill, but it’s often a source of stress, instead. Here are some tips for a stress-free Christmas.

Globus sensation: Causes of a lump in the throat - Tue, 05 Dec 2017
Globus sensation is an overwhelming feeling of a lump lodged in a person’s throat, even when nothing is there. Learn about the causes.

Teen marijuana use may lead to bipolar symptoms later on - Mon, 04 Dec 2017
A prospective study examines the link between cannabis use at the age of 17–18 and hypomania — a common symptom of bipolar disorder — in early adulthood.

Think your relationship is doomed? Then it probably is - Sun, 03 Dec 2017
If you think there’s a high chance you will break up with your partner, it’s probably in the cards, according to the results of a new study.

Think your relationship is doomed? Then it probably is - Sun, 03 Dec 2017
If you think there’s a high chance you will break up with your partner, it’s probably in the cards, according to the results of a new study.

Tardive dyskinesia: What you need to know - Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Tardive dyskinesia is a side effect of some drugs that causes unintended muscle movements, usually in the face. Learn about which medications cause it.

Tardive dyskinesia: What you need to know - Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Tardive dyskinesia is a side effect of some drugs that causes unintended muscle movements, usually in the face. Learn about which medications cause it.

What is hallucinogen-persisting perception disorder? - Wed, 29 Nov 2017
In this article, we examine the symptoms and causes of HPPD, a condition involving visual disturbances. We also look at diagnosis and treatment options.

What to know about general adaptation syndrome - Tue, 28 Nov 2017
A look at general adaptation syndrome, a response the body has to stress. Included is detail on when the syndrome occurs and how to manage it.

Is being unsociable the secret to creativity? - Sun, 26 Nov 2017
New research examines three different kinds of social withdrawal and finds that one particular kind of solitude may hold the key to higher creativity.

How can you cope with seasonal affective disorder? - Fri, 24 Nov 2017
More than just the ‘winter blues,’ seasonal affective disorder can turn the holiday season into a time of gloom and fatigue. So how can you keep it at bay?

Five common causes of early morning headache - Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Learn about a number of causes of early morning headaches, including sleep problems, along with what can be done to treat and prevent them from occurring.

Brain fog: Causes and how to cope - Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Brain fog affects mental processes such as memory and concentration. It can be a symptom of many conditions, including multiple sclerosis and depression.

Brain fog: Causes and how to cope - Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Brain fog affects mental processes such as memory and concentration. It can be a symptom of many conditions, including multiple sclerosis and depression.

Boosting brain’s ‘executive center’ may prevent anxiety - Tue, 21 Nov 2017
New research finds that stimulating activity in the brain’s dorsolateral prefrontal cortex protects against symptoms of depression and mood disorders.

Boosting brain’s ‘executive center’ may prevent anxiety - Tue, 21 Nov 2017
New research finds that stimulating activity in the brain’s dorsolateral prefrontal cortex protects against symptoms of depression and mood disorders.

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