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MRI scans show structural changes in the brains of adolescents who spend greater amounts of time on cell phones, video games. TVs and other screens. Researchers say these changes were associated with increased depression and anxiety.
ADHD personality traits are more strongly linked to anxiety and depression than autism traits, researchers discover.
Aerobic exercise can help ease symptoms of depression in children and adolescents, according to researchers.
HealthDay’s Mabel Jong is joined by Colleen Carr, Director of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, and Cal Beyer, a member of the NAASP Executive Committee and a Workforce Risk and Worker Wellbeing specialist, about the rollout of the shortened 988 lifeline. Beyer and Carr will discuss how the lifeline works, why expanding mental health resources needs to be prioritized, and what more needs to be done to ensure equitable support of those in need.
Nearly 1 in 10 Americans report experiencing major depression with kids 12-18 being hit hardest, researchers fund.
Mothers with children on the autism spectrum report much higher symptoms of depression than mothers of neurotypical children, researchers find.
HealthDay’s Mabel Jong will be joined by Dr. Joanna Moncrieff, professor of psychiatry at University College London, and Dr. Srijan Sen, professor of depression and neurosciences at the University of Michigan. Moncrieff and Sen will discuss the future of depression treatment -- within the context of a large systematic review, co-authored by Moncrieff, that found no evidence to back up the “chemical imbalance” theory linking depression and low serotonin levels.
Researchers say depression is not likely caused by a chemical imbalance, but instead by stressful life events.
A staggering number of people are having trouble finding providers to treat mental health or substance use issues, researchers say.