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#Depression

# depression - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'People have no idea how isolating caring can be': Study shows high levels of depression among dementia carers Caring

'People have no idea how isolating caring can be': Study shows high levels of depression among dementia carers

It is the largest study undertaken in Ireland to examine the health and wellbeing of people caring for their spouse with dementia.

# depression - Sunday 4 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I used to hold everything back. My shyness triggered depression and nearly killed me' Column

'I used to hold everything back. My shyness triggered depression and nearly killed me'

For some people, shyness can lead to social anxiety and crippling depression, writes Brian Strahan.

From TheJournal.ie Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality New Study

Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality

Late-night mobile phone usage led to poorer mental health, reduced coping and lowered self-esteem.

# depression - Saturday 20 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I had a loaded gun and all sorts of thoughts' - TD opens up about struggles with depression 'boxer' Moran This post contains videos

'I had a loaded gun and all sorts of thoughts' - TD opens up about struggles with depression

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran described his struggles in an emotional Late Late Show interview.

# depression - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Everybody else seemed to 'get' life. I was lost, so lost, and tired of not feeling okay' Mental Health

Column: 'Everybody else seemed to 'get' life. I was lost, so lost, and tired of not feeling okay'

If someone hadn’t noticed me, I would not be writing these words today, writes Neil Kelders.

# depression - Monday 1 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'I became labelled as my mental illness. I was ridiculed and excluded' Read Me

Column: 'I became labelled as my mental illness. I was ridiculed and excluded'

Mental health issues are still not really understood by our society, writes Siobhán Brady.

# depression - Saturday 29 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Stigma: 'When a doctor can say to you when filling out a sick cert: "Will I just put depression, or…?"' Read Me

Stigma: 'When a doctor can say to you when filling out a sick cert: "Will I just put depression, or…?"'

We have a long way to go in this country when it comes to our approach to mental health matters, writes Jen Ronan.

# depression - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From The42 ‘Most people you can say, “What a great bloke,” or “What a b*****d”. With Roebuck, it’s neither' Enigmatic

‘Most people you can say, “What a great bloke,” or “What a b*****d”. With Roebuck, it’s neither'

Read an extract from the highly acclaimed book on the late English cricketer and journalist Peter Roebuck.

From The42 'I tried to kill myself several times': Ricky Hatton opens up about battle with depression Honest

'I tried to kill myself several times': Ricky Hatton opens up about battle with depression

The former boxer has urged boxing authorities to provide help for fighters.

# depression - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Cavan Footballer Alan O'Mara on Depression: 'Why couldn’t I enjoy my Christmas?' Column

Cavan Footballer Alan O'Mara on Depression: 'Why couldn’t I enjoy my Christmas?'

We can all save a life by talking more about mental health, writes Alan O’Mara.

# depression - Thursday 22 December, 2016

From The42 Ex-Arsenal defender Eboue contemplated suicide during Fifa ban Depression

Ex-Arsenal defender Eboue contemplated suicide during Fifa ban

The star has opened up about his struggle to cope with his suspension from football.

From TheJournal.ie It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research Lurkers

It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research

People’s emotional life improves significantly when they quit the social network for a week, a study found.

# depression - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Christmas with depression: 'Even putting on clothes can be hard when there’s a lingering dark cloud' Column

Christmas with depression: 'Even putting on clothes can be hard when there’s a lingering dark cloud'

Depression is, by its very nature, an inward-looking thing, talking to other people, opening up about what you are going through can only be helpful, writes Úna-Minh Kavanagh.

# depression - Sunday 4 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'It really changed everything for me': How magic mushrooms helped treat anxiety in cancer patients Psychedelics

'It really changed everything for me': How magic mushrooms helped treat anxiety in cancer patients

A day after taking the psychedelic drug, four in five patients no longer qualified as clinically anxious.

# depression - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Over 11,000 pregnant women at risk of depression in Ireland - study Pregnancy

Over 11,000 pregnant women at risk of depression in Ireland - study

A new study shows the probability of women becoming depressed during pregnancy in Ireland.

# depression - Friday 21 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "People here don't wait for the Government to come and save them, if you do that you'll just go under" Men's Shed

"People here don't wait for the Government to come and save them, if you do that you'll just go under"

Men’s Sheds have grown hugely in popularity in Ireland as safe, inclusive community spaces for men to go to.

# depression - Saturday 15 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie John Connors defends bare-knuckle boxing, "I wouldn't say no to a fight" Tough Times

John Connors defends bare-knuckle boxing, "I wouldn't say no to a fight"

John Connors talks about mental health, bare-knuckle boxing and Love/Hate.

# depression - Thursday 13 October, 2016

From The42 Depression the reason behind retirement, not my knee, says ex-Wales back row Powell Mental Health

Depression the reason behind retirement, not my knee, says ex-Wales back row Powell

‘It was tough but I’ve made the decision and it’s a lot of weight off my shoulders,’ says the Lions tourist.

From TheJournal.ie Ketamine being tested in Ireland as depression treatment Keep-well Trial

Ketamine being tested in Ireland as depression treatment

The trials are being run by Trinity’s psychology department.

# depression - Sunday 11 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I knew it had to happen, but the reality was that stepping away from the panel terrified me' Depression

'I knew it had to happen, but the reality was that stepping away from the panel terrified me'

Cavan footballer Alan O’Mara has written a memoir about his struggles with depression. An extract from his book, The Best is Yet to Come, tells about his choice to take a break from the game.

# depression - Saturday 27 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Study finds a way of telling if you're depressed by what Instagram filter you use Social Mood

Study finds a way of telling if you're depressed by what Instagram filter you use

The study used data such as colour tones and facial analysis from 166 Instagram users.

# depression - Saturday 23 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Girls make up vast majority of young people seeking psychiatric help for eating disorders Mental Health

Girls make up vast majority of young people seeking psychiatric help for eating disorders

Some 87% of people under the age of 18 presenting with eating disorders are female.

# depression - Friday 22 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like a death': Divorced people are at higher risk of psychiatric illness in Ireland Breakup

'It's like a death': Divorced people are at higher risk of psychiatric illness in Ireland

Although divorced people accounted for only 4% of all psychiatric admissions, they had the highest rate compared to married or single people.

# depression - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From The42 Gary Speed in Williams' thoughts ahead of Euro 2016 semi Reflections

Gary Speed in Williams' thoughts ahead of Euro 2016 semi

The Dragons captain and boss Chris Coleman paid tribute to the nation’s former boss.

# depression - Sunday 26 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I told my date that I had depression and he laughed and told me I was just lazy' Opinion

'I told my date that I had depression and he laughed and told me I was just lazy'

Natalie Marr looks at the stigma surrounding depression and other mental health problems

# depression - Thursday 9 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Most antidepressants ineffective or unsafe for children with major depression Mental Health

Most antidepressants ineffective or unsafe for children with major depression

New research found one particular drug is linked to an increased risk of suicidal thoughts.

# depression - Thursday 19 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Why am I on anti-depressants? Because I suffer from depression' Column

'Why am I on anti-depressants? Because I suffer from depression'

‘We’ve come on in leaps and bounds when it comes to conversations around mental health but we are still so ANTI antidepressants, it’s depressing,” writes Rosemary MacCabe.

# depression - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Magic mushrooms might be able to help people with severe depression Psilocybin

Magic mushrooms might be able to help people with severe depression

A small trial has found that a compound made from the mushrooms helped people with treatment-resistant depression.

# depression - Sunday 15 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Depression, bipolar and borderline personality disorder: A long road to diagnosis Mental Health

Depression, bipolar and borderline personality disorder: A long road to diagnosis

TheJournal.ie speaks to three young people living with mental health conditions.

# depression - Sunday 24 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Limerick beauty queen speaks of finding body of friend who died by suicide Awareness

Limerick beauty queen speaks of finding body of friend who died by suicide

Judy Fitzgerald said her grief inspired her to help raise awareness of suicide in Ireland.

# depression - Thursday 14 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: If you break your arm, it is fixed but what happens when your mind is broken? Speaking Out

VIDEO: If you break your arm, it is fixed but what happens when your mind is broken?

Doug Leddin’s powerful video message has been shared thousands of times since he posted it last night.

# depression - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Lad Bible apologises to Prison Break star over meme about weight gain Wentworth Miller

Lad Bible apologises to Prison Break star over meme about weight gain

Actor Wentworth Miller said on social media that the pictures were taken while he was suffering from depression.

# depression - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help’ Broken System This post contains videos

‘Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help’

The founder of Pieta House has said the current mental health support system is not working.

# depression - Monday 29 February, 2016

From The42 Thiago Silva: I suffered from post-World Cup depression Speaking Out

Thiago Silva: I suffered from post-World Cup depression

The PSG captain also spoke about his omission from recent Brazil squads

# depression - Monday 15 February, 2016

From Business ETC Consoling a virtual child could be the key to helping people with depression Help Yourself

Consoling a virtual child could be the key to helping people with depression

New research has found that consoling a child in virtual reality can help people be less critical of themselves and more positive.

# depression - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From The42 54-year-old Frank Bruno won’t be granted licence for a boxing comeback False Start

54-year-old Frank Bruno won’t be granted licence for a boxing comeback

Comeback is a no-go, boxing bosses tell former world heavyweight champ.

# depression - Thursday 21 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the ‘epidemic of this generation’ Suicide This post contains videos

WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the ‘epidemic of this generation’

“We simply cannot ignore this anymore. We have to be honest and ask ourselves, ‘Truly are we doing enough?’”

# depression - Thursday 14 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode Opinion

When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode

Ovulation calendars, doctors’ appointments, tests and treatments start to take over.

# depression - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don’t feel that way? Opinion

Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don’t feel that way?

Pregnant women who find themselves depressed often feel a lot of guilt, writes Catriona Spellman.

# depression - Friday 1 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie I have bad days like everyone else, but this is what helped with my depression Opinion

I have bad days like everyone else, but this is what helped with my depression

I was alone, no one could pull me out and I wasn’t strong enough to climb out myself, writes Karl Melvin.

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