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Neoliberalism Is Killing Us: Economic Stress as a Driver of Global Depression and Suicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental health, Global study, World Health Organization, (WHO), April 7 World Health Day, depression, suicide, stressors, statistics, Neoliberalism, inequality, poverty, unemployment )

Judy
- 21 days ago - truth-out.org
A new report shows rates of depression increased 18% between 2005 and 2015, now estimated to afflict over 300 million people worldwide. Approximately 800,000 people commit suicide each year. Poverty and unemployment are leading causes.
Why a Staggering Number of White Working-Class Americans Are Succumbing to 'Deaths of Despair'
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, drug abuse, addiction, suicide, alcoholism, mental health, depression, quality of life )

Freya
- 30 days ago - alternet.org
In 2015, Princeton economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton released a bombshell study that revealed a dramatic rise in mortality among non-Hispanic, middle-aged white people in the United States.
Aboriginal Leaders Are Warning of the Mental Health Cost of Climate Change in the North
Health & Wellness  (tags: First Nations, Canada, Inuit, climate change, health impact, social problems, depression, risks )

Evelyn
- 419 days ago - thestar.com
First Nations and Inuit communities in the North are coping with growing despair over climate change, a problem observers are connecting to mental health and social problems.
The Truth About Depression BBC Documentary   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, illness, study, treatment, interesting, Depression )

M
- 419 days ago - youtube.com
It is an illness that can affect anyone, and prescriptions for antidepressants are soaring, yet depression is still badly misunderstood.
A Photographer Took 12 Stunning Pictures to Capture How Depression and Anxiety Can Feel
Health & Wellness  (tags: depression, Depression Awareness, anxiety, Anxiety and mood, Mood disorders, Mental health, mental illness, photos, art, anxious, heart )

Katie
- 703 days ago - upworthy.com
Anxiety and depression are fairly prevalent. And yet it can be hard to explain depression and anxiety to someone who has never experienced those things. That's why Katie Joy Crawford created a photo series she calls "My Anxious Heart."
Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz May Have Hidden Illness From Employers ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, mental illness, depression, 'Germanwings' co-pilot, health, humans, investigation, interesting, treatment, society, death, suicide, murder, news )

Carrie
- 760 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work on Tuesday, the day authorities say he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said.
7 Little-Known Side Effects of Daylight Saving Time
Health & Wellness  (tags: daylight savings time, sleep, depression, body adjustment, heart attacks, injuries )

Nancy
- 780 days ago - mnn.com
Springing forward can do a lot more damage than just making you sleepy. So, take care!!!
8 Signs That You May Be Depressed
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, research, medicine, depression, illness, prevention, humans )

AWAY AWHI
- 822 days ago - alternet.org
Many of us simply donâEUR(TM)t understand what depression looks like.
Depression Could Finally Get as Much Biomedical Attention as Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, study, science, safety, research, investigation, humans, illness, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, depression, biomedical, cancer, science )

Darren
- 887 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Research into depression has struggled whereas studies of cancer have thrived. The balance could be shifting
Please Sign: VA, Offer Pituitary Screening to All Veterans!
Health & Wellness  (tags: pituitary, hypopituitarism, veterans, EID blasts, PTSD, TBI, hormonal imbalance, corisol, adrenalin, depression, suicide, US Veterans Administration, Dept of Veteran Affairs )

Susan
- 980 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Pituitary.org says that 1 in 5 people suffer from pituitary dysfunction - even more so if you have suffered any kind of jolt to the head, as have many war veterans. Screening for this condition will certainly save lives and quality of life for many vets.
Robin Williams' Death Brings Lessons in Mental Illness and Its Link to Highly Creative People
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, illness, Body-Mind-Spirit, Robin Williams, depression, depression, creativity )

Naoko
- 982 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
"There really is no question that there's a statistical correlation of mental illness in highly creative people," said Andreasen, who chairs psychiatry at the University of Iowa. She stressed, though, that mental illness is usually treatable -- "It's not a
The Surprising Reason Americans Might Be Obese, Anxious and Depressed
Health & Wellness  (tags: hygiene, obesity, depression, sanitizers, germs, bacteria )

Freya
- 1145 days ago - alternet.org
Do you remember the "hygiene hypothesis" of the late 1990s? It theorized that humans had so over-sanitized their environment with disinfectants and hand cleansers, our immune systems were no longer doing their jobs.
PTSD: Know the Symptoms and When to Get Help
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, wellness, PTSD, suffering, depression, tramatic, safety, treatment, prevention, protection, risks )

Dee
- 1702 days ago - cnn.com
The brain is by far the most complex thing that we know of in the universe. And yet, for all its complexity, sometimes the brain responds to events in ways that are so remarkably predictable that we can use these responses to help people who are suffering
 

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