Author Archives: Marilyn Langeman

What You and Your Family Need to Know About Maternal Depression

For the first time, a national health panel has recommended a way to prevent depression during and after pregnancy. This condition, known as perinatal depression, affects up to one in seven women and is considered the most common complication of pregnancy. … Continue reading

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Nearly 1 in 7 US kids and teens has a mental health condition, and half go untreated, study says

Half of children with a mental health condition in the United States go without treatment, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/11/health/children-teens-mental-health-untreated-study/index.html

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Depression 101: Dallas schoolkids learn about mental health

Youth Aware of Mental health is just one of the programs used to teach teens about mental health. The National Alliance on Mental Illness created a 50-minute program called Ending the Silence that teaches students the warning signs of mental health problems. … Continue reading

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Education won’t help much when it comes to dementia, study says

A high level of education does not delay the start of dementia and does not slow the speed of decline, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology. Rather, it might be best to remain inquisitive and intellectually active throughout … Continue reading

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How to manage 5 common symptoms of schizophrenia

Individuals with schizophrenia often develop five symptoms that are difficult for the individual, parents, brothers, sisters, professionals and others to deal with. The symptoms are paranoia, denial of illness, stigma, demoralization, and terror of being psychotic. The following, edited from … Continue reading

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Psychosis: A Beginning. An End.

Psychosis: A Beginning. An End.

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COULD AN ANTIBIOTIC TREAT AUTISM? MEDICATION TO REDUCE BRAIN CELL INFLAMMATION COULD TREAT WIDESPREAD DISORDER

Bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism, depression and alcoholism may all share some similar genetic origins, according to a new paper published Thursday in Science. Understanding these genetic commonalities and differences could lead to new treatments—and for autism, that day might be right around the … Continue reading

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Tips for finding motivation with depression

Depression is a medical condition that causes a person to experience feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and loss of motivation. More than just a temporary case of the blues, depression can be long-lasting. It may affect a person’s ability to perform daily activities, … Continue reading

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The Exercise That Helps Mental Health Most

It found that physical activity typically performed in groups, such as team sports and gym classes, provided greater benefits than running or walking. Researchers rated mental health based on a survey. It asked respondents how many days in the previous … Continue reading

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The Life Vest Of Support

  One of the worst feelings in the world is feeling like you’re all alone. Feeling like nobody could possibly understand what you’re going through or identify with the deep, drowning pain you feel. Throughout my life and journey with … Continue reading

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