ONE in five people say they would not work with someone suffering depression, a new survey shows.
The survey of more than 6000 Australians showed that men, the less-educated and migrants were more likely to attach stigma to depression.
The survey in the Journal BioMed Central was part of research by Kathy Griffiths and Helen Christensen of [...]
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‘Puerto Ricans 59 and older have higher rates of depression than other Hispanics living in the United States, researchers said.
“Our findings support the hypothesis that the assumption of homogeneity of the prevalence of depression across Hispanic groups is not tenable,” said study researcher Dr. Yang of Hebrew SeniorLife’s Institute for Aging Research in Roslindale, Mass. [...]
‘The ancient art of tai chi is helping bring peace and harmony in a place you would least expect it - Outback NSW.
For the past decade the drought has put pressure on farmer’s livelihoods and well-being.
So much so, that some farmers’ wives are afraid to leave their husbands amid fears of suicide.
But Mate Helping Mate, [...]
‘Increased positive experiences ease symptoms of depression often accompanying multiple sclerosis, U.S. researchers said.
The study, published in The Journal of Holistic Nursing, determined a higher number of positive experiences in patients with MS was associated with fewer symptoms of depression, fewer functional limitations and a better quality of life even when taking into account age, [...]
‘A history of depression, especially if it occurs early in life, boosts your risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study.
But depression does not seem to increase during the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, according to another new study, refuting the idea that the Alzheimer’s causes the depression, as some claim.
Together, the two [...]
‘Insomniacs are at increased risk of developing major depression, results of a 20-year study demonstrate.
The findings also suggest that while insomnia frequently accompanies depression, it may not be just a symptom of depression as is commonly thought, but a separate condition, Dr. Dr. Daniel J. Buysse of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and [...]