“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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“‘Welcome to My Breakdown’ explores depths of depression”

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This May 9, 2015 Tribune correspondent piece on the Philadelphia Tribune website is a review of a book I thought looked interesting.  I haven’t read it myself, but the review seems to show it is a memoir about how Depression took control of one woman’s life and how she made it through to the other side.  I’m considering reading it myself and thought maybe someone else might find it interesting as well.

“The Medical Minute: The Causes and Signs of Depression in Children”

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This May 9, 2015 Gant Daily article talks about symptoms of depression and anxiety in kids and ways to respond to them and when to get professional help.

“Women and mental health: Warning signs and getting help”

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This April 24, 2015 article on the Philly.com website talks about the mental health needs of women and some of the things that may be impacting a woman’s mental health or even whether they seek help.

“Depression Remains Important Risk Factor For Cardiovascular Disease”

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This March 7, 2015 MedicalResearch.com article talks about studies that seem to further point to depression as being a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and is beginning to show signs that taking either a statin or an anti-depressant can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in people with varying degrees of depression.

“New Research Discovers That Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation”

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This January 6, 2015 Feel Guide article talks about ongoing research that seems to point more towards depression being caused by inflammation then what was thought before.  The article estimates that researchers are estimating they are about 5 years away from developing a blood test that will allow them to test for depression based on inflammation.

“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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