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Anaesthetic Drug May Be Effective In Treating Suicide and Depression, Study

Jun 14, 2014 AM EDT Ketamine, a drug traditionally used as an anaesthetic, could be used to avert suicide and treat depression, according to a study at the University of New South Wales.

Michigan Researchers Design App for Early Intervention in Bipolar Disorder

May 14, 2014 AM EDT Bipolar disorder affecting tens of millions of people worldwide is characterised with alternative manic and depression episodes.

Getting Too Much or Too Little Sleep Causes Major Depression in Teens

Feb 03, 2014 AM EST Getting the right amount of sleep is found to keep depression and its symptoms at bay, according to American Academy of Sleep Medicine study. Researchers said that sub-optimal sleep or too much sleep ...

Animal Interactions Help Young Adults Develop Confidence and Better Social Skills, Study

Feb 01, 2014 AM EST Young adults who are extremely fond of animals are more likely to have positive traits, and enhanced social relationships and association with their communities, according to a Tufts University study. ...

Want To Sleep Peacefully? Quit Smoking, Study

Jan 03, 2014 AM EST A University of Rochester study has found that smokers can have a good night's sleep just by giving up the habit.

Anti-Smoking Drugs Did Not Increase Suicide Risk, Self-Harm and Depression, Study

Oct 12, 2013 AM EDT Suicide risk among patients using anti-smoking drugs has not increased when compared to those using nicotine patches and gum, according to a new study conducted by researchers from University of ...

Playing Musical Instruments Helps Avoid Mental Illness, Study

Sep 28, 2013 AM EDT Playing musical instruments leads to good mental health and helps fight depression and dementia, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of St.Andrews.

Yelling At Teens Linked To Depression and Troubled Behavior

Sep 16, 2013 AM EDT Many parents resort to harsh verbal discipline instead of physically punishing their teens. However, even oral lashings can have a negative impact on mental health of children, according to a new ...

Drinking Wine in Moderation Can Lower Risk Of Depression, Spanish Study

Sep 02, 2013 AM EDT Drinking two to seven glasses of wine per week can lower depression risk in middle-aged and older people, according to a Spanish study conducted by researchers from the University of Navarra.

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