Depression

Antidepressants cause withdrawal; Psychiatrists sound warning bells

July 24, 2019

Antidepressants cause withdrawal; Psychiatrists sound warning bells

Addiction Depression Mental Health

Patients coming off antidepressants too quickly are suffering from withdrawal symptoms, suggested a recent study by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The researchers said that patients who have been taking antidepressants for a long time are experiencing serious side effects which require immediate support and help. Antidepressants are medications prescribed by mental health practitioners to…

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International Father’s Mental Health Day – The need to celebrate fathers

June 18, 2019

International Father’s Mental Health Day – The need to celebrate fathers

Depression Mental Health

Post-partum depression in new fathers common Nearly 6 million men struggle with depression every year, according to the Mental Health America (MHA). However, in majority of the cases, this depression remains undiagnosed and thus untreated. In comparison to women, who feel worthless and sad when depressed, men tend to get fatigued, irritable, aggressive, or lose…

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FDA approves Spravato – ketamine related drug for treatment-resistant depression

June 13, 2019

FDA approves Spravato – ketamine related drug for treatment-resistant depression

Depression Mental Health

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved Spravato, a nasal spray manufactured by Johnson & Johnson (J&J), as a fast-acting treatment for patients suffering from treatment-resistant depression. This chemical cousin of ketamine is the first of its kind to be reconsidered as a means of treating patients who have failed to achieve relief…

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Signs that you are lined up for a mental health day off from work

May 10, 2019

Mental Health Awareness Month: Signs that you are lined up for a mental health day off from work

Anxiety Depression Mental Health

The present day work culture has a tendency to take the concept of mental health day off at work lightly, compared to a sick day off. However, the fact remains that mental health day offs are as significant as a physically sick day off for an individual’s overall well-being. If a person has the flexibility…

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Women working for long hours are more susceptible to depression, says study

March 27, 2019

Women working for long hours are more susceptible to depression, says study

Depression Mental Health

Working women, especially the ones who work for long hours are more susceptible to depression, compared to men, revealed a recent study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. According to the study, women who worked for more than 55 hours per week, were around 7.3 percent more likely to develop symptoms of…

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