Everybody feels sad once in a while. Depression, on the other hand, is a complex condition characterized by profound sadness, lethargy, feelings of worthlessness, and a loss of interest in social activities. About 15 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with clinical depression each year.
First Things First: This Is Not Your Fault and It Can Be TreatedDepression is more than the blues. It's a chronic illness that, left untreated, can worsen. Educating yourself on the symptoms and treatments is the first step to feeling better.
By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Children and teens involved in bullying — victims and perpetrators alike — are more likely to think about suicide or attempt it. And cyber bullying appears more strongly linked to suicidal thoughts than other forms of bullying, a new research review finds. The findings “establish with [...]
MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) — College students who consider heavy drinking a harmless spring break tradition might need to think again. Binge drinking is a serious problem and puts students at risk for injury and death, an expert says. Binge drinking is defined as having five or more drinks within two hours for a man, [...]
People who’ve had nonmelanoma skin cancer are at increased risk for melanoma and other types of cancers, and this link is especially strong among young people, a large, new study contends.
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) — U.S. children in need of a kidney transplant are faring better now than a couple of decades ago, but there is still plenty of room for improvement, a new study finds. Kidney failure is relatively uncommon in children — affecting five to 10 kids per million [...]
FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Teens and young adults involved in relationship violence are more likely to suffer depression, a new study indicates. The Bowling Green State University sociologists found that both males and females who committed or were victims of relationship violence had more symptoms of depression. It’s clear why such violence can harm [...]
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