Depression – rethinking emotional blunting

Two hallmarks of depression that go hand in hand are isolation and withdrawal. While saying things like they want to die, feel completely alone, or have nobody who cares about them are obvious indications of a troubled mental state. General...

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The truth about mental health within gay communities

Young gay and bisexual men stand a greater risk for mental health issues than straight men. The results of a new study revealed mental health issues varied greatly among men who have sex with men (MSM), but high levels of income and living with a...

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Mental Health App Helps Track Moods

An Australian team from Monash University has developed a new smartphone app to track users’ moods over time and support their mental health and wellbeing. It’s thought that nearly one in every two Australians will experience a mental health...

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Depression – 10 natural ways to lift mood

As well as clinical treatment for depression, clinicians may also recommend natural ways to help a patient along the road to optimal health to feel happier and stay well. A healthy diet, exercise, relaxation techniques and doing things that bring...

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Surf therapy helping PTSD sufferers

Surf therapy is being used to help mend broken soldiers returning from war zones with crippling PTSD as well as children suffering conditions like attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism. It is a phenomenon not fully understood by...

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