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A Surge in Anxiety and Depression Around the World
Even people who have not lost loved ones are struggling with the emotional burdens of the pandemic. Two groups have been most affected.
Depression Linked to Insulin Resistance
Insulin resistance is a risk factor for serious health problems such as Type 2 diabetes. It also roughly doubles your risk of depression.
Too Much Time on Your Hands?
There's a sweet spot when it comes to free time: Too little of it and you're stressed. Too much, and productivity and happiness decline.
You've Been Phubbed
You're with a friend and their cell phone dings. They drop your conversation to text or take the call. Phubbed! Certain types do this more.
Tips to Prevent Burnout in College Students
Mental health stressors are at an all-time high for college students. These five tools can help prevent burnout, anxiety and depression.
Internet Therapy Good for Some, but Not All
Online cognitive behavioral therapy, with its on-demand capabilities, can really help those with symptoms of mild to moderate depression.
City Dwellers are Less Depressed
People who live in urban areas have to put up with traffic, pollution, and crowding. But they also tend to have happier social lives.
Give Lonely Seniors Opportunities to Socialize Ahead of Meds
Lonely seniors are more likely to feel depressed and anxious. That's why social interactions can often help them more than medications.
Hope for Assault Victims
Sexual assault can leave survivors suffering from fear and flashbacks. Given proper support, most victims come to feel better within months.
Bored Gamers in Search of “Flow”
If you play games on your phone whenever you have time on your hands, think again. It can lead to anxiety and depression, not engagement.
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