ARTICLES RELATING TO DEPRESSION

Do dimmer days in pregnancy raise the risk for postpartum depression?

2019-06-12 19:00

Researchers recommend doctors encourage pregnant women who are at high risk for postpartum depression to increase their exposure to sunlight.

7 signs you might be depressed and not even know it

2019-06-02 10:00

It's not always super obvious.

How anti-anxiety medication could heighten miscarriage risk

2019-05-27 12:19

According to a study, when prescribing benzodiazepines, doctors must balance the severity of a pregnant woman's mood problem against possible harm to the developing foetus.

Roselyne: My 10 year bipolar journey

2019-04-29 16:19

A common misconception about bipolar disorder is that it's just mood swings which, if we're being honest, everybody has. What many people don't know is that it is actually a mental condition where those affected go through deep depression as well ...

Gigi Lamayne on how she plummeted into depression

2019-04-26 14:50

Gigi is better and is doing big things in the SA music industry.

Can R50 a session afford you the kind of therapy the poor and rich should be getting?

2019-04-25 13:19

I tried out the facilities at the new Counselling Hub in Woodstock, Cape Town and was pleasantly surprised.

Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner says she frequently thought about suicide during depression when she started on the show

2019-04-18 17:13

Sophie Turner has admitted she "frequently" thought about suicide when she was suffering with depression as a teenager. She has announced that she is taking a break from acting after completing the hit show to focus on her mental health.

I do the same simple thing each night before bed, and it's dramatically changed my outlook on life

2019-04-13 15:34

Some psychologists recommend writing daily gratitude lists to break up depression and improve your happiness.

Fussy baby may raise mom's risk of depression

2019-04-03 05:30

All mothers caring for babies with more difficult temperaments may need extra help managing the emotional toll.

 

OPINION: 'It's OK for a doctor not to be OK'

2019-06-06 11:09

Healthcare professionals run at full tilt, often putting the health and well-being of their patients ahead of their own. Lizette Rabe highlights the importance of sound mental-health care among the medical profession, along with medical students.

Are your emotions having a negative effect on your gut?

2019-05-31 11:28

When you feel nervous or threatened, digestion can slow or stop – and that might result in cramps or diarrhoea.

Yes, 'smiling depression' is a thing - here's how to know if you have it

2019-05-19 07:00

Depression doesn't look the same for everyone.

Pink says she’s been going to couples counselling for 17 years: “It’s the only reason we’re still together”

2019-04-30 14:27

“I’m hoping that the taboo of it all is going away because more and more people are talking about it. I think talking about it is the most important thing." – Pink talks mental health and opens up about marriage counselling.

Quitting Facebook for a month might make you happier

2019-04-29 14:30

Facebook is not always great for your mental health.

The reason behind Simphiwe Dana’s new sexier look

2019-04-26 12:37

Simphiwe Dana has evolved.

WATCH: Introducing the first aid kit... for your mind

2019-04-24 10:30

We have first aid kits for our physical health, but what about our mental health?

Akona Carol Lali's well-timed break from social media is a reminder of how important it is sometimes for women including Jhené Aiko and Kim K to take this route

2019-04-17 11:38

It is more than okay for blogger Akona Carol Lali, and anyone else, to take time off social media.

Depression plus HIV can turn deadly

2019-04-05 19:30

Depression is the most commonly reported mental health disorder among Americans with HIV, affecting 20% to 40%.

How brain stimulation may soothe severe depression

2019-04-01 20:00

Brain stimulation may help treat depression by changing activity in areas of the brain that are underactive or overactive.

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