Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) say students with symptoms of depression have different tendencies using the Internet than those with no signs of depression, according to a recent news article.
Month: May 2012
Lisa Ballard is a born problem solver. Show her a tough math problem or complex computer question and she’ll have the solution. Need help planning a wholesome meal that heals the body, she’s got a plan. Bring her someone struggling with addiction, trauma or other mental health issues, and she’ll evaluate the whole person until …
Alcohol is a toxin that affects anyone who consumes it, but it definitely affects women even more than it does men. Because women and men metabolize at different rates it takes less alcohol for women to feel the effects of alcohol, but research also says that the long-term effects of alcohol use are also greater …
Women who have a history of being exposed to violence are more liable to take risks sexually. This is according to a study published in the journal The Psychology of Violence. The violence can be any type, from abuse experienced within the family, to witnessing a violent act in the neighborhood.
Those who suffer from depression often are prescribed with medication to treat their condition, but find that their symptoms may need an extra boost through an additional treatment form. Some options are therapy or the use of physical exertion to boost mood.
Anorexia nervosa is a disorder surrounded by stigma and misunderstanding. For many years, it has been falsely understood as a lifestyle choice favored by white middle class teenagers. Instead, the disorder is experienced by both genders, all races and across all economic levels.
Depression affects approximately three percent of the population, making it one of the most common mental disorders. It is also difficult to treat in some cases. While many people benefit from traditional therapy, it is widely believed that many patients require a boost from an additional type of treatment.
If you have been struggling with mild depression you need to see your doctor because it is possible that the condition could be related to your physical health, particularly your thyroid. The butterfly-shaped thyroid gland is located at the base of the neck just over the collarbone and is responsible for producing hormones which manage …
Those who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) face challenges in completing normal daily activities. Flashbacks can come on suddenly, and sleep problems can make nights very long.
What’s in a name? The U.S. Army’s General Peter Chiarelli believes that a name carries a lot of weight. He believes that people form opinions quickly when they hear the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and that these negative opinions are preventing soldiers from seeking the treatment they need.