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Symptoms of job burnout and how to effectively deal with it

‘Burnout’ isn’t a medical diagnosis. Some experts think that other conditions, such as depression, are behind burnout. Some research suggests that many people who experience symptoms of job burnout don’t believe their jobs are the main cause. Whatever the cause, job burnout can affect your physical and mental health. Consider how to know if you’ve […]

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Perseverance toward life goals can fend off depression, anxiety, panic disorders

Surprisingly, a sense of control did not have an effect on the mental health of participants across time. The study was published by the American Psychological Association in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology. “Perseverance cultivates a sense of purposefulness that can create resilience against or decrease current levels of major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder […]

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Here’s how to identify and treat exercise addiction

Addiction to ‘drugs’ (or substances; a better scientific term) are known since ages. Not much surprisingly, certain behaviours can be addictive too, though the attention over them is a recent development. The increased usage of smartphones, the Internet, and online gaming is a real cause of concern by the end of 2017. And to add […]

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Here’s how fathers can recognise and avoid postpartum depression

Postpartum depression not just limited to women

If left untreated, postpartum depression can have a range of complications such as difficulties in bonding with one’s child, overwhelming fatigue, suicidal ideation, etc. The study titled ‘Prevalence of depression among fathers at the paediatric well-child care visit’ was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Paediatrics on July 23. It is estimated […]

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Treating depressed teens can also be beneficial for parent’s mental heath

The bond between parent and child extends far beyond sharing similar looks or behaviours, as symptoms of depression in teens and parents appear to be linked, according to research presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. When a teen’s depression improved through treatment, so did depression experienced by his or her parent, […]

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