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Research: 1 in 8 adults experienced depression for the first time during the pandemic

Research: 1 in 8 adults experienced depression for the first time during the pandemic

One in eight seniors in Canadaaccording to recent large-scale research that included more than 20,000 people, experienced their first episode of depression during the outbreak. The statistics were significantly worse for people who had previously struggled with depression. Almost half (45%) of this population reported suffering from depression in the fall of 2020. Analysis of …

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New Longitudinal Research Highlights Severe Effects of Childhood Trauma on Anxiety and Depression

New Longitudinal Research Highlights Severe Effects of Childhood Trauma on Anxiety and Depression

Childhood trauma is well known to have adverse effects on mental health in adulthood, but the nuances of these findings are not well understood. A study published in the Affective Disorders Diary explores how childhood trauma affects specific aspects of depression and anxiety over time. Childhood trauma has long been linked to increased mental health …

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Can a messy house cause depression?  Experts give their opinion and explain how to get started in storage

Can a messy house cause depression? Experts give their opinion and explain how to get started in storage

Keeping a clean and tidy home isn’t as easy for some as it is for others, no matter how many decluttering articles they read. Although each person’s level of organization and cleanliness changes, evidence suggests that a home that’s too messy could have a negative effect on your mental health. For many, decluttering advice can …

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1 in 8 adults experienced depression for the first time during the pandemic: Research

1 in 8 adults experienced depression for the first time during the pandemic: Research

One in eight seniors in Canada, according to recent large-scale research that included more than 20,000 people, experienced their first episode of depression during the epidemic. The statistics were significantly worse for people who had previously struggled with depression. Almost half (45%) of this population reported suffering from depression in the fall of 2020. Analysis …

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Amygdala connectivity predicts response to ketamine treatment in patients with anxiety depression

A region of the brain known as the amygdala may play a key role in predicting symptom improvement after ketamine treatment in patients with treatment-resistant anxiety depression Journal of Affective Disorders. “Since the antidepressant effects of ketamine in patients with anxiety depression remain uncertain, there is a need to investigate potential biomarkers predicting the antidepressant …

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