All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘NIMH’

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 percent of adults in any given year, for a total of about 25 million Americans, though only half that experience …

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Eye Contact Could Predict Autism in Infants

A new study published this week in the journal Nature shows that children as young as six months old may show signs of autism. Researchers observed that for infants between the age of two and six months a decline in eye contact is associated with a later autism diagnosis. This is compared to most infants, who tend to focus on …

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