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Night Owls May Have Higher Depression Risk

Image Night owls may be at greater risk for depression than early birds. Previous studies have found a link between a person’s unique circadian rhythm, or...

A Troubling Prognosis for Migrant Children in Detention: ‘The Earlier They’re...

Dr. Bowlby’s attachment theory informs many approaches to the treatment of children torn from their parents by circumstance or, in the case of current...

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor’s Office

Video games work hard to hook players. Designers use predictive algorithms and principles of behavioral economics to keep fans engaged. When new games are...

6 Therapists, Psychiatrists and Counselors Talk About Treating the Suicidal

Last week provided two grim case studies in how fans, friends and family react to the suicides of beloved celebrities. It also provided a...

Common Drugs May Be Contributing to Depression

The use of medications that have suicidal symptoms as potential side effects also increased, to 23.5 percent of the population in 2013-14, up from...

How Cognitive Behavior Therapy May Help Suicidal People

A person who is dealing with addiction or who is under the influence of alcohol or other drugs will have impaired judgment and is...

How Suicide Quietly Morphed Into a Public Health Crisis

According to Matthew Nock, a professor of psychology at Harvard, the wide majority of people who die by suicide “explicitly deny suicidal thoughts or...

Depression in Older People Tends to Be More Severe

Advertisement It is apparently unconnected to known risk factors like social isolation or the chronic diseases of old age. June 7, 2018 ...

What to Do When a Loved One Is Severely Depressed

But don’t overthink it. The key initially is just getting a professional involved so you are not the only person managing this situation. (That...

Suicide Is Increasingly Common in the U.S.

The analysis found that slightly more than half of people who had committed suicide did not have any known mental health condition. But other...

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