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

    January 25, 2016

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

  • Beating the Winter Blues

    January 05, 2016

    Winter can be a tough time. Days are shorter. Nights are longer. And here in Utah, the inversion makes it feel like we rarely see the sun. That can lead many to experience the “wintertime blues” or, as it is officially known, seasonal affective disorder or SAD.... Read more

  • 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

  • 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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