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depression, health, mental health

Lacking This Biomarker? It Could Be Responsible for Your Depression

There is still little known about what biologically may predispose individuals to depression, but researchers are getting closer to solving the mystery. As of late, scientists have discovered a biomarker that they believe may be an indicator of depression in adults. A new study conducted by Stanford University and The Rockefeller University discovered that people …

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video games, gaming

WHO to Include “Gaming Disorder” in Its Latest Edition of Mental Health Ailments

You might have it or know someone who shows symptoms of it – an obsessive love of video games. Now, the World Health Organization (WHO) is finally acknowledging it as a form of mental illness. “Gaming disorder,” as it’s been called, is set to be included in the 11th edition of International Classification of Diseases …

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depression, health, mental health

1 in 3 Adults in the U.S. Take Medication that May Cause Depression

What if you found out that the medications you were taking for certain ailments were actually contributing to potential depression? This is what a new study now claims, and it’s more common than you may think. Researchers note that more than 200 common medications sold in the U.S. contain depression as a potential side effect. …

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kids, school

How Can Parents Pass on Healthy Relationship Traits to Their Children?

Depending on your relationship with your parents, you may have learned skills to maintain relationships in your own life. At least this is what a new study suggests, as conducted by researcher and graduate student Mengya Xia and her colleagues. The results indicate that depending on how warm and nurturing your relationships with your parents …

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