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  • Understanding Suicide Risk Factors and Suicide Prevention

    September 10, 2015

    Suicidologist Doug Gray M.D. discusses ongoing research at the University of Utah surrounding suicide and suicide prevention.... Read more

  • When Picky Eating is a Problem

    August 04, 2015

    They are a problem for parents everywhere: children who just won’t eat. Or, if they do eat, they only eat a limited number of foods, only at certain times. For some it is bad enough that every meal becomes a battle for bites, and new research says severe food aversions may be a sign of more significant problems like anxiety, depression, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. ... Read more

  • Staying Healthy After a Break-Up

    May 26, 2015

    There’s no doubt that our physical health is often influenced by our mental and emotional health. Research shows that depression has been linked to a number of physical ailments such as migraines, headaches, back pain, digestive issues and many others. ... Read more

  • Do You Have the Winter Blues?

    February 16, 2015

    Seasonal affective disorder affects more than 500,000 Americans, including many Utahns. Learns the symptoms and possible treatment options. ... Read more

  • Dealing With Illness During the Holidays

    December 05, 2014

    The holiday season can feel like the most wonderful time of year to some, while it can also feel like a time of loneliness, pressure, and stress to others, especially to those who may be dealing with the effects of cancer and other serious illnesses.... Read more

  • Physical Activity May Fight Depression

    October 27, 2014

    A 50-year study found that people who exercise regularly experience less depression than people who are not active.... Read more

  • Did You Know 30% of College Students Suffer from Depression?

    October 02, 2014

    College is a time for change. For some students, tough transitions may trigger or unmask depression. Be on the lookout for these signs and symptoms.... Read more

  • Enjoy an "Evening with the Experts" Through February

    February 12, 2014

    Read a recap of the Feb. 5 discussion on street drugs, and see the schedule of presentations slated for each Wednesday in February.... Read more

  • Seasonal Depression: Got the Wintertime Blues? You're Not Alone.

    December 19, 2013

    Referred to as seasonal affective disorder, SAD affects an estimated 10 million Americans each year. ... Read more

  • U Researchers Find Surprising New Ally in the Fight Against Depression

    August 06, 2012

    Women battling stubborn major depression may have a surprising new ally in their fight -- the muscle-building dietary supplement creatine. In a new proof-of-concept study, researchers from three South Korean universities and the University of Utah report that women with major depressive disorder (MDD) who augmented their daily antidepressant with 5 grams of creatine responded twice as fast and experienced remission of the illness at twice the rate of women who took the antidepressant alone. ... Read more

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