Archive | November, 2018

DEPRESSION AGES THE BRAIN

Recent research confirms a 2015 study that found that people with depression had an 83 percent increased risk of developing dementia (compared with people who did not have depression). The new study, which reviewed 34 long-term observational studies that had investigated links between depression or anxiety and cognitive decline, found that people suffering from depression […]

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THE GAMES PEOPLE PLAY

“Gaming disorder,” which entered the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases in 2018, is a term used to describe people who have trouble controlling the amount of time they spend playing digital or video games. These individuals also place a higher priority on gaming than other activities and experience negative effects from their gaming […]

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A NATURAL STRESS REDUCER

If you are looking for ways to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, try taking a walk in the woods (preferably with your cell phone shut off). As interest in the growing scientific field of “ecotherapy” increases, there is mounting evidence emerging of a strong connection between time spent in nature and elevation in mood. According […]

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