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HOW TO HELP TEENAGE GIRLS REFRAME ANXIETY AND STRENGTHEN RESILIENCE

by Deborah Farmer Kris

In the last decade, rates of anxiety-related disorders in teenagers have steadily risen, particularly in girls

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New recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force call for doctors to identify patients at risk of depression during pregnancy or after childbirth and refer them to counseling.   Adene Sanchez/Getty Images

New recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force call for doctors to identify patients at risk of depression during pregnancy or after childbirth and refer them to counseling.

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TO PREVENT PREGNANCY-RELATED DEPRESSION, AT-RISK WOMEN ADVISED TO GET COUNSELING

by Patti Neighmond

Depression during pregnancy and in the year after childbirth is surprisingly common. It's estimated that 1 in 7 pregnant women will suffer depression while pregnant or following childbirth.


HOW MUCH TIME SHOULD YOU SPEND ON SOCIAL MEDIA?

New research suggests there's a limit to the number of minutes you can scroll without hurting your mental health.

When college students cut down their social media use to 30 minutes per day total, they experienced a “significant improvement in well-being,” according to researchers.    Oscar Wong Via Getty Images

When college students cut down their social media use to 30 minutes per day total, they experienced a “significant improvement in well-being,” according to researchers.

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CAN EXERCISE PREVENT DEPRESSION?

by Jamie Ducharme

Does exercise actually prevent depression, or are people who don’t have depression simply more likely to be active? Here’s what science says: