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Posts Tagged ‘depression’

Are suicidal thoughts contagious?

Posted on Friday, 5 July 2019 12:07 PM | No Comments
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

Posted on Friday, 3 May 2019 11:10 AM | No Comments
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

Posted on Monday, 25 February 2019 07:55 PM | No Comments
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

Posted on Thursday, 17 January 2019 03:11 PM | No Comments
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

Posted on Saturday, 5 January 2019 10:22 AM | No Comments
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

Posted on Monday, 8 October 2018 05:53 AM | No Comments
(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

Posted on Thursday, 14 June 2018 04:33 PM | No Comments
  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

Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017 01:42 AM | No Comments
(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

Posted on Thursday, 12 January 2017 09:32 PM | No Comments
(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

Posted on Friday, 1 July 2016 05:51 PM | 1 Comment
(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...