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It’s festive season, feeling blue?

If the holiday season is tough for you, we have tips to help you cope.

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How laughing gas lifts depression

In a small pilot study, nitrous oxide helped patients for whom no other treatments, including conventional drugs, worked.

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Remember that time when...

Technology is ruining our memory. Here's why it doesn't matter.

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Benzodiazepines linked to Alzheimer's?
September 10 2014 at 12:06

Long-term use of a drug prescribed for anxiety and sleeplessness is linked to a greater risk of Alzheimer's.

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My mother's depression shaped my life
September 9 2014 at 14:06

Ann Mastergeorge says every child deserves to have a mother who smiles...

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Is narcissism a mental disorder?
September 5 2014 at 13:43

Katy Waldman says we live in a culture suffused by low-grade narcissism.

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‘One person commits suicide every 40 seconds’
September 5 2014 at 11:52

Three weeks after the death of Robin Williams, the WHO says reporting of suicide details raises the risk of copycat behaviour.

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Exercise lies in the brain - study
September 4 2014 at 14:01

Not motivated to visit the gym? Blame the habenula in your brain, writes Sarah Griffiths.

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Is yoga about inner peace or muscles?
August 26 2014 at 11:42

The death of yoga giant B.K.S. Iyengar revives a debate about whether yoga is misused by Western practitioners.

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Childhood illness may be linked to depression
August 22 2014 at 11:49

Children exposed to high levels of infection could be more prone to depression when they grow up.

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How losing kilos can make you sad
August 21 2014 at 13:31

Successful dieting can in fact make you miserable and more at risk of depression, claims a study.

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Internet use may help beat dementia
August 21 2014 at 11:34

An eight year study of Britons aged from 50 to 90 found that the brains of those who regularly go online are declining more slowly.

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The unlikely face of suicide
August 15 2014 at 13:48

Men at the end of a prosperous career, such as Robin Williams, face higher risk of taking their lives, say Lenny Bernstein and Lena Sun.

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