Posts Tagged depression

Are suicidal thoughts contagious?

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 5, 2019

There is a touch of lightness in the air as sun rays peek through the trees. Each step has a sound which carries a sense of peacefulness. There is calm....

Depressed? Call 989-USAP

Marje Pelayo   •   May 3, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) has tasked counselors to man a hotline for cases of depression and other mental health problems in the country. The...

Social media overuse can cause depression, research says

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 25, 2019

Based on the Millenium Cohort Study of Economic and Social Research Council in United Kingdom, depression in female teenagers is caused by social media overuse. From 11,000 girls aged 14...

DOH calls for increased awareness vs. depression after Razorback drummer’s suicide

Marje Pelayo   •   January 17, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday (January 17) issued a statement calling on the public to help spread awareness against depression following the apparent suicide of...

Social media linked to higher risk of depression in teen girls

UNTV News   •   January 5, 2019

LONDON (Reuters) – Teenage girls are twice as likely as boys to show depressive symptoms linked to social media use – mainly due to online harassment and disturbed sleep, as...

Sexual harassment, abuse tied to real health effects

UNTV News   •   October 8, 2018

(Reuters Health) – Sexual harassment and sexual abuse occur frequently and can harm physical and mental health, according to two studies from the U.S. and Europe published in JAMA Internal...

DOH calls for depression awareness to help save lives

Marje Pelayo   •   June 14, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos should extend support to their friends and loved ones with suicidal tendencies and avoid trivializing mental disorders. According to the Department of Health (DOH,) suicide...

Depression in late teens linked to high school drop out

UNTV News   •   December 11, 2017

(Reuters Health) – Older teens struggling with depression are more than twice as likely to drop out of high school as peers without that mental illness or those who recovered...

Active kids less likely to be depressed later on

admin   •   January 12, 2017

(Reuters Health) – Children who get more exercise may have fewer symptoms of depression than their peers who are less active, a recent study suggests. Researchers used activity trackers to...

Stretching may ease women’s depression and menopause symptoms

admin   •   July 1, 2016

(Reuters Health) – Stretching just 10 minutes a day might help ease menopause and depression symptoms in middle-aged women, a small study suggests. “Light-intensity exercises such as stretching have not...

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