depression

Antidepressants during pregnancy linked to preterm birth
Antidepressants during pregnancy linked to preterm birth April 7, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Antidepressant medications taken by pregnant women are associated with increased rates of preterm birth. This finding reinforces the notion that antidepressants should not be used by pregnant women in the absence of a clear need that cannot be met through ... Read More »

School work a worry for sleepless teens
School work a worry for sleepless teens February 1, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As Year 12 begins for thousands of South Australian students, a new Flinders University study shows teens who can’t fall asleep at night are mainly worrying about the fallout of sleeping in and missing out on school. The report, which ... Read More »

It’s more than emotional turmoil but many teens outgrow their problems
It’s more than emotional turmoil but many teens outgrow their problems January 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Almost a third of males and more than half of females have an episode of depression or anxiety during their teens. However many episodes, especially when brief in duration, are limited to these teenage years and do not carry on ... Read More »

Teen Concussions Increase Risk for Depression
Teen Concussions Increase Risk for Depression January 15, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Teens with a history of concussions are more than three times as likely to suffer from depression as teens who have never had a concussion, finds a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health. “What this study suggests is ... Read More »

Depression in pregnant mothers may alter the pattern of brain development in their babies
Depression in pregnant mothers may alter the pattern of brain development in their babies December 14, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Depression is a serious mental illness that has many negative consequences for sufferers. But depression among pregnant women may also have an impact on their developing babies. Children of depressed parents are at an increased risk of developing depression themselves, ... Read More »

Head Start workers report poor health
Head Start workers report poor health November 21, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women working in Head Start, the United State’s largest federally funded early childhood education program which serves nearly one million low-income children, report higher than expected levels of physical and mental health problems, according to researchers at Temple University. Their ... Read More »

Why people with depression may struggle with parenthood
Why people with depression may struggle with parenthood October 24, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Although the link between depression and poor parenting has previously been identified, this is the first time that researchers have brought together multiple studies in order to identify the reasons behind the parenting difficulties. The editorial, published in the journal ... Read More »

What’s missing in teen health programs?
What’s missing in teen health programs? September 23, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Adding a mental health component to school-based lifestyle programs for teens could be key to lowering obesity, improving grades, alleviating severe depression and reducing substance use, a new study suggests. As a group, high-school students who participated in an intervention ... Read More »

Parents’ genes may influence children’s back to school fears
Parents’ genes may influence children’s back to school fears September 17, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Many parents may have noticed their children seemed on edge during their first week of school. They may have been agitated, withdrawn or more focused on themselves, rather than what was going on around them. Such behaviours are classic symptoms ... Read More »

Group-based child care linked to reduced emotional problems in preschool children of depressed mothers
Group-based child care linked to reduced emotional problems in preschool children of depressed mothers August 16, 2013 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

“We found that children exposed to maternal depression during the preschool years were nearly two times more likely to develop emotional problems and separation anxiety symptoms. However, regular child care attendance of at least 8 hours per week was linked ... Read More »







 
 
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