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Displaying items by tag: Depression

The Federal Court recently found that Google misled Android users about personal location data from January 2017 to December 2018.

Published in Open Sauce

David Bowie, vice-president ANZ for global analytics leader SAS, says a safe, open and caring workplace culture is key to helping employees manage, and work against, depression even when not linked to the workplace.

Published in Health

Depression, bipolar disorder, and just feeling worthless, all lead to unacceptable rates of suicide and self-harm. Big data and analytics, courtesy of SAS, are helping the Black Dog Institute to understand these conditions better.

Published in Data
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 14:21

Kids Helpline moves to social media in 'world first'

Kids Helpline is today launching what it describes as a world first - a project to provide online group counselling to Aussie teens through social media.

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 06 July 2010 23:32

Two studies link depression with dementia

According to two U.S. studies on the effect that depression has on dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, having depression was found to increase the risk of developing dementia.


Published in Health
Thursday, 04 February 2010 02:38

UK shrinks say Internet addicts are more depressed

Psychologists in the United Kingdom have found that people addicted to the Internet are five times more likely to be depressed than non-addicted people.

Published in Health
Monday, 23 November 2009 09:14

Apache news editor threatens suicide

Tetsuya Kitahata, self-described international social entrepreneur, and editor of ApacheNews.org has posted online that he is planning to end his life within the next few days, if not today. If you know Kitahata, he needs your help.

Published in The Linux Distillery
Monday, 02 November 2009 18:05

British find depression linked to processed foods

A study performed in the United Kingdom found that among middle-aged civil servants, depression was much less of a chance when people ate a diet full of natural foods rather than processed foods.

Published in Health
Friday, 30 October 2009 06:10

When hackers get the blues

Hacking is often a lonely profession: the wee hours are generally the most productive and communicating with an inanimate object often results in people being unable to interact in a regular manner with their human counterparts.

Published in Open Sauce
Friday, 16 October 2009 21:29

Depressed? Poor? Sick? See green!

According to a Netherlands study, living close to green spaces means you are less likely to be depressed, anxious, and have other health-related problems. This conclusion is not new to the medical community, but it does add concrete scientific evidence to the already assumed statement that: Green is Good!

Published in Health
Saturday, 10 October 2009 19:55

Depression, anxiety leads to weight problems

A British-French-Australian study has concluded that common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety give larger risks of becoming obese. And, the more mental problems a person has the more risk of obesity.

Published in Health
Tuesday, 06 October 2009 21:25

Being depressed may be sobering

According to a study performed in Norway, people who do not drink alcoholic beverages are more at risk from anxiety and depression when compared to those people who consume low levels and moderate levels of alcohol on a regular basis.

Published in Health
One in 12 U.S. teens are depressed. Three times more will be depressed at some point in their early lives. A large study shows that getting help quickly with cognitive behavioral (CB) prevention is better than traditional methods to combat teen depression.

Published in Health
Wednesday, 25 March 2009 21:04

Thin brained people more at risk for depression

According to a U.S. research team study, the thinning of the cortex of the brain means that you may have inherited an increased risk of depression from your ancestors.

Published in Biology
A New York study found that teenage girls get anxious and depressed more often when chatting online excessively about problems with their romantic relationships. Is it a problem with the Internet or a problem that has been present in girls for generations?

Published in Health
Monday, 15 December 2008 19:40

Geeks seek to hack depression

It's easy to tell an extroverted IT professional: they're staring at YOUR shoes. Jokes aside, the stereotypical computing worker may be hiding a dark secret. Yet, they're not alone, according to a new online support group for the tech crowd.

Published in Networking
Sunday, 02 November 2008 19:34

Magnetize depression away

The U.S. Food and Drug Administrtion (FDA) approves transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) as a treatment for depression for those unable to respond to traditional antidepressant drug therapies.

Published in Health
Sunday, 26 October 2008 04:11

A quantum of solace in space

James Bond has a pretty stressful life, no doubt about that. But at least 007 can see a therapist when all the killing and snogging get too much. Astronauts have no such luxury. No, not with killing and snogging, but the access to a therapist. That may all be about to change...

Published in Space
Saturday, 18 October 2008 20:43

Depression in moms bad news for their children

Depressed mothers, whether they have natural or adopted children, increase the risk of depression in their children, according to a U.S. study. It's not all in the genes.

Published in Health
Saturday, 04 October 2008 18:59

Women smokers more likely to be depressed

A ten-year Australian study finds that women in Australia who smoke more than twenty cigarettes per day, as compared to non-smokers, are more likely to have major depression.

Published in Health
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