depression

Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family
Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family January 25, 2016 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Nina raises a family and experiences depression. She and her husband speak openly about her illness with their three sons and Nina says that while coping with depression isn’t easy, talking about it has brought them closer together as a ... Read More »

Having time for yourself will benefit new mums
Having time for yourself will benefit new mums January 11, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

New research suggests that women who have time for themselves once a week or more in the first six months after childbirth have improved mental health. The findings from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute study of 1500 women found that ... Read More »

Early childhood depression alters brain development
Early childhood depression alters brain development January 10, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The brains of children who suffer clinical depression as preschoolers develop abnormally, compared with the brains of preschoolers unaffected by the disorder, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Their gray matter — tissue ... Read More »

Depression and weight gain in pregnancy linked to sitting down
Depression and weight gain in pregnancy linked to sitting down December 9, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A link between depression in pregnancy and long periods of sitting down has been identified by researchers from the University of Warwick. The study found those suffering from symptoms of depression during pregnancy are more likely to sit down for ... Read More »

Depression in early pregnancy associated with Gestational Diabetes
Depression in early pregnancy associated with Gestational Diabetes November 21, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research by Western Sydney University, has found if a mother receives a higher score for depression during early pregnancy she is more likely to develop Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Lead researcher, Professor Hannah Dahlen, from the School of Nursing and ... Read More »

Improving Mental Health of New Mothers
Improving Mental Health of New Mothers August 21, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Call for participants in mothers’ mental health study The School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health at The University of Western Australia, is currently seeking healthy 1st time mothers, who are between 30-38 weeks pregnant, to complete a series of online ... Read More »

Depression in teenagers
Depression in teenagers August 15, 2015 (4 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

The teen years are tough, emotions are raw and behaviours are unpredictable. Through the turbulence of it all, it can be difficult to tell the difference between normal teen behaviour and something more troublesome. How do we know when typical ... Read More »

App to help HSC students stress less
App to help HSC students stress less May 5, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new app that helps HSC students manage stress by teaching them mindfulness meditation techniques has been launched on iTunes and Google Play stores. The free app, ‘HSC Stress-Less’, was developed by psychology researchers at UOW with the assistance of ... Read More »

Toddlers in Trouble
Toddlers in Trouble March 30, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A father’s depression during the first years of parenting – as well as a mother’s – can put their toddler at risk of developing troubling behaviours such as hitting, lying, anxiety and sadness during a critical time of development, according ... Read More »

Study Shows Family Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy (FB-IPT) for Depressed Preadolescents is More Effective than Child-Centered Therapy
Study Shows Family Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy (FB-IPT) for Depressed Preadolescents is More Effective than Child-Centered Therapy March 19, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A recent study published in the March 2015 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry finds that Family Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy (FB-IPT) is more effective in treating preadolescent children with depression compared to child-centered ... Read More »







 
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