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Most adults with depression aren't treated, study finds
 Most adults with depression aren't treated, study finds

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN   |  Posted Sep 2nd, 2016 @ 7:40am  https://www. ksl. com/?sid=41261295 ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) — There's an alarming disparity in the treatment of depression, and experts are calling for a stronger effort to help those with the mood disorder.

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: What Is It and Who Needs It?

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: What Is It and Who Needs It? TMS uses magnetic pulses to electrically stimulate nerve cells in the brain and relieve symptoms of depression. By Kirstin Fawcett | Contributor Dec. 15, 2014, at 11:58 a.

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Anxiety and Depression Together

Anxiety and Depression Together The disorders are two sides of the same coin. Over the past couple of years, clinicians and researchers alike have been moving toward a new conclusion: Depression and anxiety are not two disorders that coexist. They are two faces of one disorder.

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Teen Depression Treatment Is an Increasingly Thorny Issue

Alice Park  @aliceparkny  June 8 2016   And the most commonly prescribed antidepressants often don’t help Treating mood disorders in children and adolescents is a tricky business. The pharmaceutical industry has developed somepowerful drugs that can blunt some of the more serious imbalances in brain chemicals that are linked to depression, but it’s unclear how those medications can affect still-developing brains. Weighing the benefits of treating depression against the risks associated with the medications remains a challenge for doctors, especially since there are few studies that investigate the effects of antidepressants in minors.

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Season Affective Disorder (SAD)

Season Affective Disorder (SAD) is a condition typically associated with increased depression symptoms related with the winter season. As the days of winter get colder and produce less sunlight some people experience an increase in depression symptoms. About 4-6 percent of the US population is affected by seasonal affective disorder.

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