February 17, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike New Dads, Too

Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Depression in and just after pregnancy is most often associated with moms-to-be, but a new study shows expectant dads can have similar symptoms. Expectant and new fathers who are in poor health or have high levels of stress are

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February 16, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Some Docs May Help Fuel Opioid Abuse Epidemic

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You may be more likely to wind up a long-term user of opioid painkillers if you’re treated by a doctor who frequently prescribes those drugs, a new study reports. Emergency room patients are at greater

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February 16, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD

Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Researchers who pinpointed brain differences in people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) say their findings show the condition should be considered a brain disorder. The international study — the largest of its kind — included more than 1,700 people with

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February 16, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Health Tip: Feeling Tense?

Latest Mental Health News (HealthDay News) — If you’re feeling tense and stressed, experts say there are things you can do to calm your nerves. The Helpguide.org website suggests: Hum or sing a song that helps you feel calm. Run your hands over an object that feels soothing. Breathe in

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February 15, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

America in 2017: Pass the Prozac, Please

Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Many Americans are stressed about the future of the country, and politics and terrorism are key reasons why, a new survey finds. “The stress we’re seeing around political issues is deeply concerning, because it’s hard for Americans to get

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February 14, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Tiny Babies May Face Mental Health Problems Later

Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Feb. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Extremely low birth weight babies may be at increased risk for mental health problems later in life, a new review suggests. Researchers examined 41 studies conducted from 1990 to 2016. The studies included more than 2,700 extremely low birth

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