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Running Your Blues Away

tags: researchblogging.org, mental health, depression, major depressive disorder, MDD, exercise, James A. Blumenthal Image: Lucozade Sport. “A lot of people know from their own experience that when they exercise, they feel better,” observed James A. Blumenthal, a professor of psychology at Duke University and lead author of a newly published study that examined the relationship…

tags: online mental health fair, bipolar disorder, manic-depressive illness, manic depression, Revolution Health It has come to my attention that Revolution Health is currently running an Online Mental Health Fair, with a special focus on reaching college students and their parents. College is a particularly challenging time for students struggling with depression or bipolar disorder…

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day

tags: suicide, world suicide prevention day, mental health, depression, bipolar disorder Suicide is a major public health issue and accounts for nearly 3% of all deaths worldwide — around the world, one million people will die by suicide this year. But suicide is a taboo subject that many people, regardless of age, sex, socioeconomic status…

tags: researchblogging.org, mental health, suicide, depression, bipolar disorder, SSRIs, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, antidepressants, FDA black-box warning Prozac. Image: Tom Varco After a 2003 report linking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, with increased suicide rates among children and teen agers was published, the use of this class of antidepressants in these age groups has…