Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Untreated depression changes the brain

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/neuronarrative/201804/how-untreated-depression-changes-the-brain-over-time Years of untreated depression may lead to neurodegenerative levels of brain inflammation. That’s according to a first-of-its-kind study (link is external) showing evidence of lasting biological changes in the brain for those suffering with depression for more than a decade. The study findings are from the same research team that originally

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Survive Depression

http://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2018/03/02/six-ways-to-beat-loneliness-when-depression-occurs.html 1. Read a book, watch a movie or TV series Sometimes when life feels too difficult, we can seek temporary escapes in books, movies, or TV series that are familiar to us. Reading or watching a show that explains every detail about the thinking process, emotions, and situation we are going

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Identifying linguistic markers specific to depression

https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/how-to-know-if-youre-depressed-text-messages-language/ Depression is a far-reaching condition that can be hard to pinpoint: Like, are you feeling depressed, just anxious, or both? And how do you know if you’re just going through a rough patch or if your mood is symptomatic of something bigger? Although mental health is not an exact science,

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Traps when dealing with depression

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/in-practice/201801/five-mistakes-people-depression-make 1) Feeling irritable is one of the main symptoms of depression for many people. Some problems that trigger repeated irritation and frustration are easily fixable. However, people with depression often go into a passive "survival" mode and don't address these issues, even though they could. 2) Difficulty sleeping is one

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#CBT & #medication

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/from-pills-to-psychotherapy-treating-depression-often-lies-in-a-gray-zone/2017/11/24/7e124962-779a-11e7-8839-ec48ec4cae25_story.html?utm_term=.66ade46629ac A number of recent studies highlight the uncertainty involved with these treatment decisions. Researchers have dedicated considerable effort to studying the relative effectiveness between psychotherapies and antidepressants, frequently without finding much difference. For instance, a study published in 2012 reviewed data from more than 100 prior trials and included more

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1hr #Exercise #Week #Protects #Against #Depression

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-athletes-way/201710/one-hour-exercise-week-protects-against-depression#_=_ The findings of this study suggest that surprisingly small amounts of low-intensity physical activity (60 minutes of exercise per week, without becoming breathless or sweating) can protect against future depression, regardless of age or gender. This international research team was led by the Black Dog Institute in Australia who conducted an

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