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Research has established a connection, not necessarily causative, between loud noise and depression. It also indicates that reducing one could reduce the other.
Learning how to talk about depression can be of critical importance, both for people with depression and those who care about them.
The anti-depressant side-effect akathisia--the feeling you want to "jump out of your skin"--is well-known and usually treatable.
A new study confirms something people with depression have long suspected -- that insomnia and sleep disorders may be a cause, not just an effect, of depression.
Some symptoms of depression seem more likely to appear in men, who may be more resistant to talking about it -- and getting help.
Google now directs people who search "depression" or "clinical depression" to a questionnaire to help them evaluate their symptoms.
There is strong evidence that political realities are leading to upticks in stress leading to anxiety and aggravated depression.
Medicine increasingly sees a link between depression and obesity. Are anti-depressants part of the link?
Certain kinds of physical exercise are particularly helpful in dealing with depression.
Doing physical exercise and making it a routine are keys to getting fast-acting and long-term relief from depression.
Self-care and other forms of support are crucial for caregivers of people living with depression.
This article discusses how depression creeps in after retirement, and what potential retirees can do, when preparing for retirement, to brush the blues away.
The Power Of Self-coaching: The Five Essential Steps To Creating The Life You Want
A proven five-step program for reconnecting with the innate capacity for happiness, The Power of Self-Coaching gives you what you need to: * Identify learned patterns of thought and feelings that are making you unhappy * Use Dr. Luciani's celebrated Self-Talk techniques to develop new, healthy ways of thinking and feeling * Eliminate boredom, hopelessness, chronic fatigue, and emotional numbness from your life * Tap your full creative, intellectual, and emotional potential and live the rich, rewarding life you want and deserve
Persuasive Technology: Using Computers to Change What We Think and Do
Can computers change what you think and do? Can they motivate you to stop smoking, persuade you to buy insurance, or convince you to join the Army? "Yes, they can," says Dr. B.J. Fogg, director of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford University. Fogg has coined the phrase "Captology"(an acronym for computers as persuasive technologies) to capture the domain of research, design, and applications of persuasive computers. In this thought-provoking book, based on nine years of research in captology, Dr. Fogg reveals how Web sites, software applications, and mobile devices can be used to change people's attitudes and behavior.
Acupuncture for Beginners
Acupuncture is an ancient medical procedure that has been adopted by modern medicine. It is derived from traditional Chinese medicine thus it has been around for thousands of years. Traditional ancient medicine believes that the body is made up of energy called qi. Blockage of qi results to disorders and other health problems. Acupuncture uses needles to unblock all energy points in the body.There are many benefits of acupuncture and if you want to take advantage of this alternative treatment, then this book will serve as your guide.
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus
A maddened creature, frothing at the mouth, lunges at an innocent victim—and, with a bite, transforms its prey into another raving monster. It’s a scenario that underlies our darkest tales of supernatural horror, but its power derives from a very real virus, a deadly scourge known to mankind from our earliest days. In this fascinating exploration, journalist Bill Wasik and veterinarian Monica Murphy chart four thousand years in the history, science, and cultural mythology of rabies.