depression

A woman with her hand on her forehead as someone comforts her from behind
When negative self-talk gets going, it’s so loud in your mind that reason and logic are drowned out. So how can we stop that mean voice inside our heads?
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People usually develop resilience at a young age. And while sometimes finding the strength to push forward can be tough, it’s imperative for brain health.
It’s completely normal to feel anxiety and stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, but taking care of your emotional health will help protect you and your family.
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Older adults who get a Medicare Annual Wellness Visit are more than four times as likely to be screened for depression as those who opt out of this free health benefit
Depressed older man
The good news is that appropriate treatment can help most older adults with depression. What’s more, Medicare has recently improved its coverage for people with mental disorders. It now covers a free annual depression screening, and beneficiaries no longer have to pay more for outpatient treatment…
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October at colleges and universities may evoke images of falling leaves and football games, but midsemester exams bring a spike in anxiety, the No. 1 mental health problem on campuses.
Older man in conversation at restaurant
If you’re finding it hard to hear what your companions are saying in a restaurant or at a party, it’s time to get your hearing checked.
The Growing Soul Geometry
Over a lifetime, the longest relationship typically is not with parents, partners or children, but with siblings. Research focused on these family ties identifies five types of sibling relationships: the intimate, the congenial, the loyal, the apathetic and the hostile.” But when a sibling suffers…
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New research finds that cochlear implants in older people not only help with hearing loss but may also improve thinking and memory.
Older adults in senior center
I got an email from someone I didn’t know this week, saying how comforting she had found my book, especially the chapter about friendship.
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