ARTICLES RELATING TO DEPRESSION

Mommy’s got the blues

2014-04-18 15:00

When depression grips, how do you explain it to a toddler?

In war zones, civilians also suffer mental health problems

2014-04-11 13:00

Civilians who work in military war zones are also exposed to life-threatening hazards and experience mental health problems as anxiety, depression and anger.

Suicide intervention 'tool' for HIV patients

2014-04-08 11:47

HIV/Aids patients have a higher suicide risk than the general population, with an increased frequency and severity of suicidal ideation, despite the introduction of ARVs.

Pro footballers are prone to depression

2014-04-03 13:56

Contrary to popular belief, the life of a professional footballer has some dark sides and more than one quarter of professional soccer players suffer from depression or anxiety.

5 ways you could be sabotaging your weight loss

2014-03-27 05:00

If you feel like you’re constantly dieting but not getting anywhere, take a look at these five things you could be doing which may be sabotaging your weight-loss efforts.

5 ways you could be sabotaging your weight loss

2014-03-26 15:44

If you feel like you’re constantly dieting but not getting anywhere, take a look at these five things you could be doing which may be sabotaging your weight-loss efforts.

Sometimes, women can be their own worst enemies

2014-03-24 11:30

Women are constantly being told, by the media and society, how they should look. This can lead to them feeling inadequate and being too harsh on themselves for not being 'pretty' or 'skinny' enough.

Missing your ex?

2014-03-21 05:00

Find yourself tempted to call up your ex? You are not alone. Check out what CyberShrink has to say about this.

Sometimes, women can be their own worst enemies

2014-03-20 11:48

Women are constantly being told, by the media and society, how they should look. This can lead to them feeling inadequate and being too harsh on themselves for not being 'pretty' or 'skinny' enough.

'Yoga by Numbers' a step-by-step roadmap for novices

2014-03-19 07:15

After suffering a health scare, a 32-year-old American athlete designed 'Yoga by Numbers', an easier way to learn yoga for people who face challenges.

Your imperfections make you perfect

2014-03-11 09:42

It can be hard to love yourself when everyone around you doesn't see your beauty.

Psychiatrists to answer medication queries online

2014-03-04 14:44

On Friday, 14 March at 1pm and again at 7pm psychiatrists, Dr Greg Johnson and Prof Rita Thom will be live on Facebook to answer all your medication-related queries.

11-year-olds may be tested for depression in US

2014-02-25 14:11

A leading group of US paediatricians recommends that doctors should test middle school-age children for high cholesterol and start screening for depression at age 11.

Too much or too little sleep may cause depression

2014-02-24 14:45

Researchers report that inappropriate amounts of sleep may activate depression-related genes.

What are YOUR daddy issues?

2014-02-22 13:00

It’s a well known phrase used to describe troubled girls. But is there any truth to it?

What are YOUR daddy issues?

2014-02-20 15:18

It’s a well known phrase used to describe troubled girls. But is there any truth to it?

Saliva test can predict depression in teenage boys

2014-02-18 16:15

High levels of cortisol coupled with mild depression symptoms in teenage boys may be a predictor of clinical depression later in life.

Saliva test can predict depression in teenage boys

2014-02-18 10:25

High levels of cortisol coupled with mild depression symptoms in teenage boys may be a predictor of clinical depression later in life.

Catching depression early lowers heat attack risk

2014-02-12 15:00

A study suggests that treating depression in its early stages might help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Singles fret as Valentine's Day approaches

2014-02-12 05:00

More than 32% of single South African adults admit to feeling depressed and anxious about not finding love.

Inappropriate amounts of sleep may cause depression

2014-02-06 10:45

Researchers report that inappropriate amounts of sleep may activate depression-related genes.

Your imperfections make you perfect

2014-02-03 10:16

It can be hard to love yourself when everyone around you doesn't see your beauty.

Things you need to consider before you go to a plastic surgeon

2014-01-28 12:00

Thinking of going under the knife? Make sure you have all the info you need before you make your final choice.

The stigma of mental illness

2014-01-22 13:07

The labelling, discrimination and exclusion of the mentally ill happens all over the world and has occurred throughout history.

 

Domestic violence has serious impact on kids

2014-04-14 16:33

Family violence cuts across all segments of society and has a serious impact on children who witness, hear or see the results of such violence.

In war zones, civilians also suffer mental health problems

2014-04-11 11:37

Civilians who work in military war zones are also exposed to life-threatening hazards and experience mental health problems as anxiety, depression and anger.

Is it really an allergy?

2014-04-05 11:00

Food intolerance can easily be mistaken for a true allergy. Spot the difference.

5 ways you could be sabotaging your weight loss

2014-03-27 11:13

If you feel like you’re constantly dieting but not getting anywhere, take a look at these five things you could be doing which may be sabotaging your weight-loss efforts.

5 ways you could be sabotaging your weight loss

2014-03-26 18:00

If you feel like you’re constantly dieting but not getting anywhere, take a look at these five things you could be doing which may be sabotaging your weight-loss efforts.

Emotional abuse? Users speak out!

2014-03-25 15:03

Do you ever feel like your partner treats you so badly that it could be some kind of abuse? Well maybe it is. Here are the signs of an emotionally abusive relationship.

Sometimes, women can be their own worst enemies

2014-03-21 10:00

Women are constantly being told, by the media and society, how they should look. This can lead to them feeling inadequate and being too harsh on themselves for not being 'pretty' or 'skinny' enough.

I will never get over my father’s death

2014-03-20 12:30

Does the pain of the death of a loved one ever really go away? It's been two years, but it's still a daily struggle.

Missing your ex?

2014-03-19 14:16

Find yourself tempted to call up your ex? You are not alone. Check out what CyberShrink has to say about this.

'Yoga by Numbers' a step-by-step roadmap for novices

2014-03-18 13:54

After suffering a health scare, a 32-year-old American athlete designed 'Yoga by Numbers', an easier way to learn yoga for people who face challenges.

What really causes depression?

2014-03-06 16:38

Research has revealed several possible causes and contributory factors of depression. These are both biological/physical and social/psychological.

Online therapy an alternative to 'face-to-face'

2014-03-03 16:19

With the world of technology fast evolving, more and more people are seeking help on the internet, in the form of online therapy.

41 major life stressors

2014-03-03 05:00

Check to see how many of these life stressors you have experienced in the last year and find out just how high your stress levels are.

Perform, or else

2014-02-25 09:00

Is bribing your child with either love or stuff appropriate for growth?

What are YOUR daddy issues?

2014-02-24 10:30

It’s a well known phrase used to describe troubled girls. But is there any truth to it?

What are daddy issues and do you have them?

2014-02-21 11:30

It’s a well known phrase used to describe troubled girls. But is there any truth to it?

QUIZ: Could you be depressed?

2014-02-19 16:53

Just a bit down, or could you be suffering from depression?

9.5% of SA teen deaths due to suicide

2014-02-18 10:45

National Teen Suicide Prevention Week aims to educate the public about the warning signs of depression which can lead to suicide in teens.

Teen suicide: Why do they want to die?

2014-02-17 13:27

National Teen Suicide Prevention Week aims to educate the public about teen suicide and experts answer burning questions as to why this is an ongoing trend.

10 things to do when you're feeling down

2014-02-12 13:47

Life is not always moonshine and roses. There are those days when you feel really down, despondent, ugly and unwanted. Here's how to make yourself feel better.

Steroid medication makes asthmatics depressed

2014-02-10 13:21

People with severe asthma who rely on prednisone are more than three times more likely to be depressed than those with severe cases who don't use prednisone.

Too much or too little sleep may cause depression

2014-02-06 10:08

Researchers report that inappropriate amounts of sleep may activate depression-related genes.

Childhood abuse slows depression recovery in adults

2014-01-29 13:55

Adults who suffered childhood abuse or had parents with addiction problems may take longer to recover from depression.

Banish your bad mood with guided meditation apps

2014-01-22 12:21

In a bad mood? New smartphone apps provide short guided meditations to help users return to a positive state of mind.

 
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