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Katy Perry Reveals the Depths of Her Depression, Her Song to Help Others

Katy Perry Reveals the Depths of Her Depression, Her Song to Help Others

By Mike Tuttle November 12, 2014

Katy Perry’s life could’ve taken a very different arc. The pop sensation was aimed differently by her parents. She jokes about it now. “I released a gospel record when I was 15 because I grew up in a household where …

Robin Williams’s Wife Shares Secret Diagnosis

When it was revealed that Robin Williams had taken his own life, many people were shocked and reacted with disbelief. Williams was known for his amazing ability to make people laugh and most people had a hard time understanding how …

Depression Symptoms: Should You Get Help?

The death of Robin Williams has made more people aware of the dangers of depression. While most people think the only symptom of depression is severe sadness, there are really several more. Depression can be dangerous if left untreated and …

Depression Symptoms, Treatments, And Self-Tests Depression Symptoms, Treatments, And Self-Tests

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, depression is a mood state that “goes beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. It is a serious medical illness that affects one’s thoughts, feelings, behavior, mood and physical health.” Depression affects 5-8 …

Mental Health Coaching Helps Alleviate Depression Mental Health Coaching Helps Alleviate Depression

In a pilot study presented at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting & Exhibition yesterday, researchers showed that mental health coaching has not only the capacity to reduce depressive symptoms in patients but to help lower the concentration …

Depression A Risk Factor For Dementia New Study Says Depression A Risk Factor For Dementia New Study Says

A new study published in the scientific journal Neurology on July 30 showed that depression is a risk factor for dementia. The results indicate that treating depression in older patients may stave off some of the symptoms of dementia related …

Julia Roberts' Half-Sister Leaves Suicide Note

A few months before Julia Roberts’ half-sister Nancy Motes committed suicide, Roberts urged their mother to change her last name, Motes. An insider close to the family said, “Julia wanted it so her mom could distance herself from not only …

Depression Signs Could be Treated With New Drug

Millions of Americans with depression function perfectly well using common treatments, but there are those whose disease shows resistance to most drugs. Researchers this week announced some hope for those people in new research that could eventually lead to a …

Director Malik Bendjelloul Dies At Age 36

On Wednesday, fans and colleagues of director Malik Bendjelloul, known widely for his acclaimed documentary Searching for Sugar Man, were shocked to find out that he had taken his own life. Malik’s older brother Johar Bendjelloul revealed to Swedish daily …

Depression: Are You Suffering From it?

Depression is a common mental disorder that affects millions of people but can be treated. The treatment varies depending on each patient’s needs, but this cannot be done if the depression goes undiagnosed. The symptoms and types of depression can …

Socializing And Exercising Can Fight Depression

If you suffer from depression, you may be desperate for help. While counseling and medication can help, many people still find that they have bouts of depression or depression symptoms. Recent studies show that the best way to fight depression …

Depression Treatment with Nasal Spray

New research from the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) reveals a nasal spray that could soon be considered a new treatment for those suffering from depression. The protein peptide, first developed in 2010 by molecular neuroscientist Fang Liu, …

Depression Symptoms Alleviated By Social Groups

Researchers have found in a new study that social identification can reduce symptoms of depression in clinical and community settings. Depression, a debilitating mental illness, is characterized by feelings of lethargy, hopelessness, and worthlessness, among other symptoms. It strikes at …

Depression Linked to Obesity in Teen Girls

The idea that obesity is more closely linked to mental health than physical addictions has long been a pop psychology canard. Now new research is shedding new light on how depression in particular may be strongly linked with obesity. A …

Depression Can Be Diagnosed By Waiting Room Test

According to a new study in General Hospital Psychiatry, people can be easily screened for anxiety and depression while they are waiting for care in the hospital. Researchers at King’s College London University created a questionnaire that was given to …

Depression A Serious Issue For College Students

Attending college can be tough and scary for those new to the experience of being away from home. There’s the heavy burden of making sure you complete all your work for classes and pass exams. Most difficult of all can …

Cortisol Linked to Depression, in Young Men

Researchers today announced that the first biomarker for clinical depression has been identified. A new study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has linked cortisol and depressive symptoms to clinical depression. This biomarker is especially strong …