depression

Strategic program helps families counter depression and anxiety
Strategic program helps families counter depression and anxiety July 20, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new program aimed at reducing the impact of parents’ anxiety or depression on the family is being trialled in Australia. The Let’s Talk about Children program is being offered to parents by researchers at the Krongold Centre at Monash University. The program, developed ... Read More »

Australian children and adolescents increasingly use psychotropic drugs
Australian children and adolescents increasingly use psychotropic drugs June 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

More Australians, particularly children and adolescents, are using psychotropic drugs, a University of Sydney study examining prescribing patterns shows. The study examined trends across a four-year period from the start of 2009. Its results show Australia has one of the ... Read More »

Free online program proven to help children with anxiety
Free online program proven to help children with anxiety May 26, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A free, evidence-based program that has been proven to help prevent and treat anxiety in young people aged between 8 and 17 is now available online. The BRAVE program, which has been trialled and evaluated over the last 13 years, is ... Read More »

Tackling depression in primary school kids
Tackling depression in primary school kids May 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Curtin University researchers have trialled a program which has shown potential to significantly reduce short-term depressive symptoms and emotional difficulties in Western Australian (WA) children attending low socio-economic status (SES) primary schools. As part of the study, 467 Year 4 ... Read More »

Quick test can help spot depressed teenagers
Quick test can help spot depressed teenagers May 13, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A few minutes spent filling out a widely accepted mental health assessment in a health care provider’s waiting room could make a big difference for some teenagers suffering from depression, according to new study from a UT Arlington nursing researcher. ... Read More »

Music on Mother’s Day could be great way to tackle post-natal depression
Music on Mother’s Day could be great way to tackle post-natal depression May 12, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The gift of time, to allow a new mum to do something she did by herself before childbirth, could be the most valuable gift of all this Mother’s Day, according to University of Tasmania research student Melissa Terry. For the ... Read More »

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 »







 
 
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