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Helping universities combat depression with mobile technology

Depression is the leading mental health issue on college campuses in the U.S.

Investigation into psychiatric patient deaths

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Dr Google will see you now – unnecessary medicine is booming

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36 psychiatric patients die after transfers to NGOs

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Making Mental Health a Global Priority

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Optimal SF-36 Threshold to Screen for MDD, GAD in RA

The Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) can be used to effectively determine the presence of major depressive disorder (MDD) and generalized […]

Participate in our stigma research study!

Have you been diagnosed with a mood-, anxiety- or substance use disorder? Then you and/or a family member is eligible […]

Study links parental depression to brain changes and risk-taking in adolescents

A new study concludes that parental depression contributes to greater brain activity in areas linked to risk taking in adolescent […]

Development and initial validation of the Cardiovascular Disease Acceptance and Action Questionnaire (CVD-AAQ) in an Italian sample of cardiac patients

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Food choices, brain structure influence overweight

Overweight people make unhealthier food choices than lean people when presented with real food, even though both make similar selections […]

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University of Stellenbosch
South African Medical Research Council
University of Cape Town