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5. Treatments for Depression

Just over half of adult Americans suffering from depression receive what is considered to be “minimally adequate treatment” in any given 12-month period, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. That means almost half of all depressed people in the U.S. are not receiving the care they need, even

7 Brain-Boosting Resolutions for 2016

7 Brain-Boosting Resolutions for 2016

When it comes to brain health, it’s never too late to turn over a new leaf, and the New Year provides a perfect opportunity. It’s the ideal time for vow- ing to put your gray cells first by changing aspects of your lifestyle and behavior that otherwise might have long-term

A Diet High in Refined Carbohydrates May Increase Depression Odds

A high glycemic index diet—that is, a diet high in refined carbohydrates, such as white bread, white flour, and white rice found in many processed, packaged foods—may lead to increased risk of depression in postmenopausal women, according to a study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (online, June

7 Brain-Boosting Resolutions for 2016

When it comes to brain health, it’s never too late to turn over a new leaf, and the New Year provides a perfect opportunity. It’s the ideal time for vowing to put your gray cells first by changing aspects of your lifestyle and behavior that otherwise might have long-term negative

The Right Foods Can Improve Your Mood

Food choices not only affect your weight and physical health—they can also affect your mental well-being. Recent studies link dietary deficiencies to mood disturbances, depression, and anxiety. Eating certain foods helps maintain brain health, regulate mood, and produce chemicals called neurotransmitters. Serotonin, dopamine, GABA, and norepinephrine are examples of neurotransmitters

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