depression

Rural residents ages 50 and older experienced higher rates of depression than urban residents in 2020 and estimates varied by race.
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You may not give much thought to B vitamins, but they provide valuable benefits that keep your body running and help your brain stay strong.
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Staying Sharp’s Building Resilience Challenge offers practical techniques and tips on building resilience in the face of life stressors.
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As pandemic-related stress drags on, a new poll suggests that health care providers need to check on the mental health of their patients older than 50.
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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
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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.
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