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Combined Drugs and Therapy Most Effective for Severe Nonchronic Depression

The odds that a person who suffers from severe, nonchronic depression will recover improve substantially when treated by drugs and therapy.

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Sleepy College Students Stressed by Jobs

College students are typically more sleep deprived than the rest of us and often ignore the health benefits of adequate slumber, said a researcher who studies the topic.

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In an Already Stressful Workplace, Great Recession’s Health Effects Hard to Find

The Great Recession of 2007-2009 had little direct effect on the health of workers who survived the waves of job cuts that took place during that period, according to a new University of Akron study.

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Happiness in Schizophrenia

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Schizophrenia is among the most severe forms of mental illness, yet some people with the disease are as happy as those in good physical and mental health according to a study led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

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‘Super-Parent’ Cultural Pressures Can Spur Mental Health Conditions in New Moms and Dads

Mental health experts in the past three decades have emphasized the dangers of post-partum depression for mothers, but a University of Kansas researcher says expanding awareness of several other perinatal mental health conditions is important for all new parents, including fathers.

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Surprising Number of Older Adults Weathered the ‘Great Recession’ Without Financial Strain

The “Great Recession” may have put a dent in many older adults’ pocketbooks, but a new study, which will be presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, finds that more than 40 percent reported a decrease in “financial strain” between 2006 and 2010.

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Disconnect Between Parenting and Certain Jobs a Source of Stress, Study Finds

Some working parents are carrying more psychological baggage than others — and the reason has nothing to do with demands on their time and energy. The cause is their occupation.

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Tip Sheet for August

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The August tip sheet includes information on Parkinson's disease and depression, locally advanced pancreatic cancer, a stem cell clinic for heart patients and more.

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