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Men With Depression More Likely to Become Internet Addicts

Any psychiatric disorder is challenging enough, but there’s a single disorder that frequently makes the sufferer even more vulnerable to additional psychiatric problems. A new study from the McGill University Department of Psychiatry in Montreal, Canada, has found that people who have suffered from depression are more likely to develop an Internet addiction.

Men and Women Equally Depressed, Study Finds

Depression is a common term that can refer to either one specific mental health condition—called major depression—or to a larger group of conditions known as depressive disorders. Current statistics indicate that women in the U.S. develop some form of depression much more often than men. However, according to the results of a new study published …

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Male Anorexia and Gender Bias

Though predominantly a female problem, anorexia nervosa is not exclusively a female one because men do suffer from the condition as well. Yet, some wonder if there are subtle gender biases which prevent the condition from being recognized in men. Further, the public image of the condition as an overwhelmingly female problem may prevent men …

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Testosterone and Mood are Definitely Linked

A research study appearing in a recent edition of Biological Psychiatry strengthens the link between testosterone and depression. Testosterone is primarily thought of as the sex hormone in men, which is its primary function. But research is showing how the presence of the hormone also can work to combat depression.

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Anti-Depressant Associated with Increase in Suicidal Thoughts in Men

The popular anti-depressant Nortriptyline has been found to cause a ten-fold increase in suicidal thoughts in men when compared to its competitor escitalopram. Nortriptyline is marketed under the brand names Sensoval, Aventyl, Pamelor, Norpress, Allegron, and Nortrilen. Escitalopram is marketed as Lexapro and Cipralex. Science Daily reports that the research was carried out by Dr. …

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Young Men Living with Parents More Likely to be Violent and Have Alcohol Problems

A new study by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London finds that young men who stay at home with their parents tend to be more violent than those who live independently. Researchers also found that men still living at home in their early twenties have fewer responsibilities and more disposable income to spend on …

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