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Is Marriage Good For You? It Is If You Are Depressed.
A new evaluation of the National Survey of Families and Households performed at Ohio State University questions the old belief that marriage is good for everyone. Going in the examiners thought that depressed people would benefit less from being married be...
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Depression Linked to Risky Sex Behavior in African-American Youth
A new study from the Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center and Brown Medical School reveals that African American adolescents with symptoms of depression are more than four times likely to engage in risky sexual behavior.
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Depression Treatment May Trigger Thoughts of Suicide in Genetically Predisposed Men
A study of 1,447 people with depression, conducted by Roy H. Perlis, M.D. of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School and his colleagues found that 10 percent of the men studied expressed suicidal thoughts during at least one follow up vis...
Stubborn Streak in Toddlers Not Necessarily a Bad Thing
According to researches at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Michigan, children between the ages of 14 and 27 months who exhibit defiant but cooperative behavior when being controlled by their mothers are not behaving badly, but rather...
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When Medication Fails, Combination Therapy May Help Depressed Teens
For the 40 percent of clinically depressed teenagers who do not respond to their first antidepressant treatment, a combination of medication and psychotherapy has an excellent chance of providing successful treatment.
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Low Testosterone Linked to Male Depression
In the early years of life, women are more likely than men to be depressed. As we age, however, rates of male depression soar to near-equal levels with women.
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