Tagged: depression

Psychedelics for depression and PTSD?

The Aztecs and Timothy Leary touted the psychological benefits of mind-altering psychedelic drugs. Now, science is finding out they may have been right. Researchers are investigating the use of the mind-altering drugs psilocybin, for...

7 ways to live well with depression

Depression is the most common mental disorder in the United States, affecting some 16 million people. There are many steps that can help treat depression, starting with recognizing the signs and symptoms and asking...

Can exercise cure depression and anxiety?

At the age of 16, Heather Troupe received a diagnosis of chronic severe depression and a prescription for an antidepressant. Eight years and 9 kilos later, she was sleeping poorly, felt a lot of anxiety...

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Workaholism tied to psychiatric disorders

Researchers at the University of Bergen in Norway have examined the associations between workaholism and psychiatric disorders among 16,426 working adults. “Workaholics scored higher on all the psychiatric symptoms than non-workaholics,” says researcher and Clinical...