It's a horrifying depression statistic. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among teens. Why is the suicide rate among teens so high?
Today, the Dr. Phil Show is "Teens under Pressure." Here's the description of the show from Dr. Phil's web site:
Teenagers today are more stressed than ever before — from the pressure to... Read more
It's that time of year again, time for our 2010 Putting Our Heads Together Poetry Contest.
Depression and Migraines tend to be comorbid conditions, meaning that we can have both diseases at the same time, but neither causes the other. People with Migraines are more likely to also have depression than people without Migraines;... Read more
Depression is difficult enough, but for pregnant women, it can present additional problems. Most antidepressant medications are classified to be FDA pregnancy category C or D. Category C means that animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women or that animal studies have... Read more
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be a debilitating condition, but at this time no biomarker currently exists. A biomarker is a distinctive biological or biologically derived indicator, such as a biochemical metabolite in the body, an indicator that would confirm a diagnosis of PTSD. Having such a biomarker that could be found in a... Read more
by Teri Robert
Wednesday, January 20 2010
We've known for some time now that depression and Migraine are frequently comorbid diseases -- occurring together, but neither causing the other.
Studies have shown that patients with depression have a higher prevalence of Migraine that patients without depression. Conversely, studies have shown that patients with Migraine have a higher... Read more