Posts Tagged ‘depression recovery’

By On July 30th, 2018

OKC Thunder’s Steven Adams reveals his struggles with depression

Over the past few years, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Steven Adams has become something of an adopted home-town hero. Though he is a New Zealand native, Oklahomans have come to love his feats on the court and his good-natured goofiness off the court. However, even his biggest fans may be surprised to learn Adams struggled…


By On October 16th, 2017

The psychoactive compound in “magic-mushrooms” may help with treatment-resistant depression

A new study suggests the key ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms may help people with treatment-resistant depression, according to a report published in the journal Scientific Reports. In the small study, psilocybin – the psychoactive compound found in so-called “magic mushrooms” – helped improve depression symptoms nineteen of 20 depression patients for up to five weeks…


By On December 2nd, 2016

Counseling Can Provide Long-Term Results For Teens With Depression

Depression can be a terrible burden on a person of any age, but it can be especially difficult for teenagers already going through a tumultuous time in their life. Even worse, depression during a person’s formative years can have lasting implications for their entire life. Thankfully, a new study suggests psychological counseling can provide long-term…


By On June 9th, 2016

Blood Tests Could Identify Those Who Will Respond Well To Depression Treatment

Finding the right medication to treat depression can be incredibly tricky and unfortunately often boils down to trial and error. Patients can be prescribed multiple ineffective medications before ever finding the right one and occasionally the side-effects can be devastating. Approximately half of all people who experience depression do not respond to medication. Thankfully a…

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