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Retail Therapy: One In Three Recently Stressed Americans Shops To Deal With Anxiety

  The Huffington Post  |  By Carolyn Gregoire       Forget meditation and yoga: For many stressed-out Americans, the best remedy for a stressful day at work or the sting of a painful breakup is the smell of brand-new clothing, the feel of a silk dress and the sound of a credit card being swiped. […]

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By Angela Cain | Thursday, May 16, 2013 1:24 pm If someone has cancer, heart disease or certain other physical ailments, we have compassion for them. But there is one illness that often elicits shame, not compassion. It is silenced in many families and that silence can add to the burden of those who have […]

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Call Me Crazy  Brittany Snow and Jason Ritter which premiered on Lifetime Television on April 20. (Photo: Lifetime Television) By Katrina Gay, NAMI Director of Communications In April, Lifetime Television premiered Call Me Crazy, a series of interconnected short films that deal with the subject of mental illness. Through five short stories named after each […]

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Months after retiring from professional sports, Olympic medallist Clara Hughes talks about her brush with depression and the Bell Let's Talk campaign.     Clara Hughes: ‘I want to erase the stigma’ of mental health issues Months after retiring from professional sports, Olympic medallist Clara Hughes talks about her brush with depression and the Bell […]

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Sometimes the health care system just does not work.     Peter Elias, MD | Physician | February 11, 2013   I had seen him one week earlier on a Friday afternoon, accompanied by his estranged wife. They were there because of concern about increased depression. He told me that he had stopped taking his […]

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Feb. 6, 2013 — Abusive bosses who target employees with ridicule, public criticism, and the silent treatment not only have a detrimental effect on the employees they bully, but they negatively impact the work environment for the co-workers of those employees who suffer from "second-hand" or vicarious abusive supervision, according to new research from the […]

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But some experts still believe behavioral therapy can help the whole family By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) — Many parents pursue costly and time-consuming treatments to help their children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Now, a new study finds little evidence that non-drug interventions reduce key symptoms of ADHD. A multinational […]

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Psychologist Marc Milhander, 54, says he's weeks away of having to close his Niles, Mich., counseling center after delays and denials in insurance payments caused by an overhaul of treatment codes. Jennifer Shephard / Jennifer Shephard for NBC News By JoNel Aleccia, Staff Writer, NBC News Published at 4:45 a.m. ET:   Marc Milhander conducted […]

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Monday, Mar. 19, 2012 By John Cloud   The mind, in our modern conception, is an array of circuits we can manipulate with chemicals to ease, if not cure, depression, anxiety and other disorders. Drugs like Prozac have transformed how we respond to mental illness. But while this revolution has reshaped treatments, it hasn't done […]

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Researchers discovered pensioners who ate the fruit regularly were 46% less likely to suffer the blues.   Eating tomatoes just two days a week can halve the risk of depression, a study has found. Researchers discovered pensioners who ate the fruit regularly were 46% less likely to suffer the blues. But other fruits and vegetables […]

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