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Depressive thinking can be contagious
(TIME.com) — We don't think of emotional states as passing from one person to another, but a new study suggests some depressive thoughts can go viral. Researchers studying a group of college students found that certain types of depressive thinking can …
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Researchers: Fight Depression With Faith
The researchers asked each patient to rank belief in God on a scale of 1 to 5 and questioned about how positive they felt that medical treatment would help their depression symptoms. Seventy-one percent of the individuals registered at least slight …
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Grief and Depression: The Sages Knew the Difference
In the intense debate over elimination of the “bereavement exclusion” from the DSM-5, a persistent claim among those who opposed the elimination was that intense grief and mild major depression are virtually indistinguishable—at least, shortly …
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