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MENTAL HEALTH

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Study: Fewer Kids Have Severe Mental Health Issues, Take More Medicine Than Ever Before

Contrary to public perception and horrific cases that make headlines, serious mental problems are declining among the nation’s youth, and there has been a big rise in how many are getting help, a new study finds.

05/21/2015

Too Much Truth: Mental Health Awareness

On Too Much Truth, we were joined by Terrisita Terry of Community Friendship Inc. and Ashley Smith, author of “What’s On My Mind?” We discussed mental illness and Ashley shared her own story of how […]

WAOK-AM–05/11/2015

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Study: Student Loan Debt Linked To Poor Mental Health In Young Adults

Student loan debt is being linked to poor mental and psychological functioning among young adults and students, including increased levels of depression and stress.

02/04/2015

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Study: Stress Causes Aging — Even In Teens And Pre-teens

Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.

12/11/2014

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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Changing Seasons Can Mean a Change in Mood

Millions of people will turn their clocks back an hour on Sunday, but for some the extra hour of sleep gained is not worth the hours of daylight lost.

10/30/2014

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Researchers Find Hidden Consciousness In Coma Patients

Scientists may have found a new way to see how aware coma patients are of their surroundings with the use of a new technique.

10/18/2014

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When Does One Glass Of Wine Become One Glass Too Many?

It’s the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?

10/15/2014

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Study: Sunny Days May Boost Suicide Rate

A recent study has found a link between sunlight exposure and suicide rates; adding further evidence to previous studies.

09/14/2014

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How Common Is Depression?

Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.

08/14/2014

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