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“the semicolon project “

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This June 18, 2015 post on the “HPWRITESBLOG” talks about the semicolon project that aims to help those struggling with anxiety, depression, self-harm or suicidal tendencies.

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“Depression May Be Caused by Inflammation”

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This January 5, 2015 Nova Next article on the PBS website talks about ongoing research that seems to show that it is possible that treating depression with an anti-inflammatory medication in addition to standard medications, may be a better approach since it’s possible that depression may be caused by inflammation.

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Public Broadcasting Service (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Holidays not a good season for everyone”

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This December 14, 2014 Bucks County Courier Times article is a good reminder that there are people who struggle immensely not just during the holiday seasons, but other times of the year as well.  The article includes a video of an interview with someone who answers a hotline number and shares her perspective on what happens that causes the spikes in calls to hotlines across the country.

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Bucks County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Bucks County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“People in Unhappy Places are Depressed More Than a Week a Month”

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This December 5, 2014 Gant Daily article talks about the ways that where people live can impact their risk of experiencing Depression.

“More Americans Show Signs of Depression”

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This November 2014 Managed Care article talks about research that seems to show an increase in the number of people experiencing symptoms of Depression in the United States.

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This image was selected as a picture of the week on the Malay Wikipedia for the 1st week, 2010. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Serious Childhood Burns Tied to Long-Term Mental Health Risks”

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This September 4, 2014 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about an Australian study that found that people who were treated for severe burns ranging from 1 to 80 percent of their body as children were at greater risk of developing depression or becoming suicidal later on.  The study also found that the person who had been burnt typically didn’t attribute their depression or suicidal thoughts to the burns. They generally pointed  to an unrelated issue that occurred later in life.

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English: Image for mental health stubs, uses two psych images – psychiatry (medicine) and psychology (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

“Systemic Inflammation Linked To Depression and Psychotic Disorders”

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This August 13, 2014 Medical News and Research article talks about a possible link found between inflammation and Depression and Psychotic disorders.  It is felt that there is a possibility that an increase in inflammation in kids could be something to keep an eye on as an indicator of an increased risk of developing depression or a psychotic disorder.

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