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Better sense of well-being linked to longer lifespan A study of older people - average age 65 - published in The Lancet shows that having a sense of meaning and purpose is linked to longer lifespans.
Medical News Today | Nov 8, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The future of children with behavioral disorders affected by alcohol consumption and poor academics Childhood behavioral conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and conduct disorder are linked with an increased risk of being convicted of a felony later in life, with heavy...
Medical News Today | Nov 7, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Youth pastors feel ill-equipped to help young people cope with mental health issues Many mental health disorders first surface during adolescence, and college and youth pastors are in a good position to offer help or steer youths elsewhere to find it.
Medical News Today | Nov 7, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trinity College led trial of online programme sees significant results in reducing symptoms of depression SilverCloud Health, a global provider of behavioural and mental wellness online solutions, in conjunction with Aware, the national charity for depression, has announced the significant success of...
Medical News Today | Nov 6, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Soldier Hard's hip-hop lyrics reveal PTSD's rough edges Jeff Barillaro, an Iraq War veteran out of the service since 2010, has steadily gained fame among active-duty troops, young veterans and their families for his bare, often-bleak music about the daily demons of living with severe Post Traumatic Stress Diso
MSNBC | Feb 10, 2013 10:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Drinking diet soda linked to depression Diet drinks may taste good, but they might not bring happiness. A new study finds that people who drink diet sodas of fruit drinks are more likely to be diagnosed with depression.
MSNBC | Jan 8, 2013 10:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Generic antidepressant pulled off the market Teva Pharmaceuticals is pulling its generic version of a popular antidepressant off the market after a federal analysis showed the pill does not work properly.
MSNBC | Oct 3, 2012 8:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
1 in 3 autistic young adults lack jobs, education One in 3 young adults with autism have no paid job experience, college or technical schooling nearly seven years after high school graduation, a study finds. That's a poorer showing than those with other disabilities including those who are mentally disab
MSNBC | May 14, 2012 05:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Concussion crisis growing in girls' soccer The number of girls suffering concussions in soccer accounts for the second largest amount of all concussions reported by young athletes, according to the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Kate Snow reports for Rock Center.
MSNBC | May 9, 2012 2:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Addicted to your cellphone? Nomophobia on the rise The fear of being apart from your cellphone -- or nomophobia -- is on the rise, according to a study by SecurEnvoy.
MSNBC | May 8, 2012 07:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend