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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Effective Treatment For Depressed Teenage Girls, Says Study

Philadelphia, September 16: The risk of developing the major depressive disorder (MDD) surges during adolescence-particularly for girls. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be an effective treatment, but only about half of girls diagnosed with depression show significant improvement. Researchers have now identified a non-invasive test of brain function that could help predict who will respond… Read More »

Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,… Read More »