Anxiety and depression levels fall as lockdown eased

Levels of anxiety and depression in the UK have both fallen in the past week but remain above the usual reported averages, according to UCL’s Covid-19 social study of over 90,000 adults during the coronavirus epidemic. The ongoing study, which was launched in the week before lockdown, is funded by…

Depression linked to low sports activity

From a friendly game of soccer to sweating it solo in the gym, most of us know that exercise is good for our health. But beyond the obvious physical benefits, research led by UniSA expert in sports sociology Dr. Katja Siefken shows that sport can also protect us from developing…

Which comes first: Smartphone dependency or depression?

Young people who are hooked on their smartphones may be at an increased risk for depression and loneliness, according to a new study from the University of Arizona. A growing body of research has identified a link between smartphone dependency and symptoms of depression and loneliness. However, it’s been unclear…

Gretchen Rossi 'Couldn't Have Survived' Postpartum Depression Without Fiance

Gretchen Rossi is extra thankful for her fiancé, Slade Smiley, after battling postpartum depression. “Slade has been incredible,” the Real Housewives of Orange County alum, 40, told Us Weekly exclusively at Beverly Hills Rejuvenation Center’s Eternal Beauty book launch benefiting the American Heart Association on Thursday, September 26. “Slade’s just been truly incredible and…

Opioid treatment for teens? Medications can help

Teens who misuse prescription or illicit opioids might benefit from opioid treatment medications, according to a new study led by a Yale researcher. An estimated 900 adolescents started to misuse opioid painkillers every day in 2017, and some of them turned to cheaper and more potent illegal opioids like heroin….