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Millions of Britons Lonely or Depressed Over Christmas

Millions of Britons Lonely or Depressed Over Christmas | Depression | Scoop.it
A new BBC poll shows that many British people will be sad or depressed this Christmas. Find out who is most likely to be lonely this Christmas.
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The Extent Of Mental Health Problems In The UK

The Extent Of Mental Health Problems In The UK | Depression | Scoop.it
Mental health is a problem in the UK but a new study shows just how prevalent it is. New numbers show that mental health issues are far more common than expected.
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Teens May Soon Use Mobile Phones To Treat Depression

Teens May Soon Use Mobile Phones To Treat Depression | Depression | Scoop.it
Teens may soon be able to get help for depression on their phones. The government will use phones to reach teens suffering with depression.
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Preparing for Christmas with Depression or Anxiety

Preparing for Christmas with Depression or Anxiety | Depression | Scoop.it
Surviving Christmas with depression and anxiety. Learn the tricks and tips that will help you make it through Christmas with depression and anxiety.
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How to Support Someone With Depression

How to Support Someone With Depression | Depression | Scoop.it
Supporting someone with depression can be difficult. This blog offers some help and advice for anyone supporting a loved one with depression.
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Swedish man gets disability benefits for addiction to heavy metal

Swedish man gets disability benefits for addiction to heavy metal | Depression | Scoop.it
Roger Tullgren attended over 300 gigs last year (Swedish man gets disability benefits for addiction to heavy metal http://t.co/uChFLUz6aZ)

Via in-recovery.com
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This isn't directly about depression, but the underlying point is about recieveing benifits for a condition. I don't know if I should be annoyed by this, or find it funny...

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Depression is harming the European Economy

Depression is harming the European Economy | Depression | Scoop.it
New research shows one in ten Europeans has had time off work for depression.
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An interesting look at depression and its impact on our economy, using figures, empathy and good knowledge of the subject area.

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Surviving Christmas With Depression

Surviving Christmas With Depression | Depression | Scoop.it
Tips to survive Christmas with depression. Help getting through the holidays when you have depression.
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A Lack Of Mental Health Services Is Affecting Children

A Lack Of Mental Health Services Is Affecting Children | Depression | Scoop.it
The Health Select Committee recently warned that current child and adolescent mental health services are seriously and deeply ingrained with problems. Despite the fact that the Care and Support Minister, Norman Lamb has pledged to improve these services, at the moment areas all across England are still facing cuts however.
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Often Overlooked Signs Of Depression

Often Overlooked Signs Of Depression | Depression | Scoop.it
Depression has some less common and unusual symptoms. Understanding all depression symptoms can help people and make diagnosis easier.
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How To Improve Mental Wellbeing

How To Improve Mental Wellbeing | Depression | Scoop.it
Mental wellbeing is very important for anyone in recovery. With this in mind, we have written a piece to help those in recovery improve their mental wellbeing at home.
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Opioid abuse and mood/anxiety disorders

Opioid abuse and mood/anxiety disorders | Depression | Scoop.it
Opioid abuse and mood/anxiety disorders

Via Anna Deeds, LPC
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I wondered which catagory to put this story under. It is alarming that mood disorders can lead to a higher chance of developing a drug problem.

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Why Sleep Deprivation Eases Depression: Scientific American

Why Sleep Deprivation Eases Depression: Scientific American | Depression | Scoop.it
Glial activity reveals how sleep deprivation elevates mood
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I find this pretty facinating

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