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Treatment-Resistant Depression: Part Two

David Blistein | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
David Blistein

Six months ago I published a book about depression. In addition to describing my own battles with the beast, I spent a great deal of time explaining in layperson's terms the diagnoses for different mental illnesses as well as the theoretical bases behind prescription drugs, counseling, herbs, supplements, and various "natural" therapies.

How to Recognize and Get Help for Depression

Jim T. Miller | Posted 11.18.2012 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Depression is a real illness that affects mood, feelings, behavior and physical health, and contrary to what many people believe, it's not a normal part of aging or a personal weakness, but it is very treatable.

Neurotechnology: Science Fiction or Applied Science?

Matthew D. Erlich, M.D. | Posted 05.21.2012 | Science
Matthew D. Erlich, M.D.

As science makes a reality of what has been science fiction, we will face questions of how to best apply neurotechnologies. Should they be limited to helping those who have illnesses? Or should they bolster the performance of a wartime soldier, enable a C student to get As, or supercharge CEOs?

Magnet Device Aims To Treat Depression Patients

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON — The government has approved the first noninvasive brain stimulator to treat depression _ a device that beams magnetic pulses throug...