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Bad Reactions to Daily Stress Raise Risk of Mental Illness

Stress is the body’s natural biochemical reaction to potentially dangerous or undesirable changes in the surrounding environment. For a long time, doctors and mental health researchers have known that highly traumatic stressful events can act as triggers for the onset of medically serious forms of psychiatric disorders such as anxiety and depression. According to the […]

The Links Between Depression and Dementia

Those who have dementia also frequently suffer from depression. The link has been proven multiple times, but researchers now ponder which comes first-the depression or the dementia. A recent study in the Archives of General Psychiatry investigated this quandary of whether depression was a risk factor for dementia or an early symptom of it. The […]