Topic: Depression

Clinicians Need Reliable Predictors

April 2, 2015
Clinicians Need Reliable Predictors to Identify Who Will Attempt Suicide

Any loss of life is tragic, but this is especially true when a person's death is self-inflicted.

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U.S.-Born Children of Undocumented Parents Report Anxiety and Depression Symptoms

March 5, 2015

U.S.-born children of undocumented parents experience elevated levels of anxiety, and if their parents were detained or deported, those children are more likely to report depressive symptoms, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Depression Lowers When Teens Learn They Can Change, Study Shows

Sept. 23, 2014

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Robin Williams' Death: It's Time to Unmask "Masked" Depression

Aug. 19, 2014
Robin Williams' Death: It's Time to Unmask "Masked" Depression

"The guy who laughs the loudest is likely the most depressed." That sentence, shared with me by a close friend, is ringing all too true after Robin Williams' tragic suicide. As news has spread, Williams' grief-stricken wife has asked people to focus on his life, not his death.

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The Therapist Will Skype You Now

Nov. 4, 2013
School of Social Work professor Namkee Choi is using technology in an innovative way for older generations: bringing

For homebound seniors, video chats offer "life-changing" treatment for depression, study shows. Plus, they become more tech savvy in the process. Learn more.

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