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Girls in Wales are much more likely to end up in hospital after self-harming than boys according to new research led by Swansea University.
An investigation in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics provides some new data on the potential application of some natural substances in depression.
Across the board, migrants are more prone to depressive symptoms than the local population in seven out of 21 countries surveyed in Europe. This is the situation in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany, France, the Netherlands and Poland. Nonetheless, migrants manage relatively well in Norway compared to those in other European countries.
In a Health & Social Care in the Community study of 10,105 older adults in China examined in 2011, 2013, and 2015, living in neighbourhoods with a higher level of neighbourhood social participation was related to lower rates of depression.
The proportion of people aged over 65 on antidepressants has more than doubled in two decades – according to new research led by the University of East Anglia.
Despite a rise in antidepressant use, there was little change in the number of older people diagnosed with depression.
Antidepressants are generally safe, according to a new study by an international team of researchers. By assessing evidence from 45 meta-analyses, which combined the results from many studies, the researchers did not find strong evidence of adverse health outcomes associated with antidepressant use. The findings have been published in JAMA Psychiatry.