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Stereotypes, Stigma Prevent Depressed Men From Seeking Treatment
Older men are less likely than older women to seek treatment for depression or to recognize its symptoms due to traditional ideas about masculinity and the stigma of depression, says a study published in the October 2006 edition of the American Journal of G...
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Poor Sleep Hurts Young and Old
While we often hear about working adults' lack of shut-eye, two studies released this week show that both teens and seniors also suffer from not sleeping enough--or well enough. The first, published in the yesterday's Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, sh...
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PsychBriefs: August 19 - 25, 2007
Our weekly wrap-up of news, interesting research, and noteworthy happenings in the worlds of psychiatry, psychology, and social work. Boys with Reading Problems Fare Better with Female Teachers A study of 175 third- and fourth-grade boys in a ten-week read...
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Depression May Predict Mental Impairment in Elderly
A two-year study of individuals age 65 and older shows that depression puts seniors at risk for subsequent declines in executive function. Researchers tested 709 subjects yearly using the Mattis Dementia Rating Scale, monitored patients' medical charts and ...
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Depression Most Persistent in Older Women
Older women are more likely to become depressed than older men and more likely to stay that way, shows a study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine. The study monitored 754 seniors age 70 and older from 1998 to 2005 for seven years. Subjects complete...
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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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