Fall Brings the Onset of SAD

Fall Brings the Onset of SAD

When fall begins, it brings with it cooler days, grey skies, and the onset of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). The people who are afflicted by this unique depression experience increased symptoms throughout the winter and early spring. The disorder typically affects those living in the northern regions of the globe. While SAD is different than […]

Half of Antidepressants Taken for Things Other Than Depression

Half of Antidepressants Taken for Things Other Than Depression

  One would assume an antidepressant is prescribed for depression, but new research shows almost half are taken for other things. While the study published in the “Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)” on Tuesday looked at experience in Canada, the practice of prescribing antidepressants for other causes is widespread in the U.S. too. […]

Lawyers’ Drinking, Depression Rates Much Higher Than General Public

Lawyers’ Drinking, Depression Rates Much Higher Than General Public

Lawyers have been the butt of jokes for centuries. Even Shakespeare took them on: ”Let’s kill all the lawyers” in Henry VI. While many attorneys laugh off the digs, the profession does have two big problems: The drinking and depression rates for lawyers are much higher than those of the general public. According to a study […]

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