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Depression

Robin Williams in a file photo for 2011 (Photo credit CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

Expert: Hollywood Experience Helps Enable Substance Abuse Problems For Celebrities

Experts are focusing on the role depression played in the death of Williams, suggesting that the Hollywood lifestyle is a “high-risk environment” for individuals who are predisposed to the mental illness.

08/15/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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How Common Is Depression?

Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.

08/14/2014

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Video Games Being Developed To Target Depression, Anxiety

Psychologists believe video games could be a new way to reach people who need help.

08/13/2014

Actors Robin Williams and Billy Crystal announce the opening lineup before the game between the New York Yankees and San Francisco Giants on June 23, 2007 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif. (credit: Greg Trott/Getty Images)

Fire Scanner Audio Reveals Robin Williams’ Death Was ‘Apparent Suicide Attempt By Hanging’

He was the funniest guy in the room, something that made it all the harder for friends and fans to accept that beneath that reservoir of frenetic energy and seemingly endless good humor resided demons so dark they could push Robin Williams to suicide.

08/12/2014

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Study: Depression Found In Preschoolers

A new study has found that depression in children can start as young as preschool.

08/07/2014

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Study: Suicides More Likely To Occur After Midnight

According to a new study, suicides are more likely to happen after midnight.

06/05/2014

Jurors heard testimony that Erica Blasberg  harbored deep feelings of unhappiness even as she became a college golf star and a photogenic rising talent on the women's pro tour. (2007 file photo: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Doctor Cleared In LPGA Golfer Wrongful Death Case

Las Vegas physician Dr. Thomas Hess was accused of pursuing a romantic relationship with Erica Blasberg; a jury found that had no effect on her decision to commit suicide.

05/13/2014

School Students

High School Life: Depression, Guns, Bullying

A compilation of surveys of Nevada high school kids show a third are depressed, a third drink, and one in six carried a weapon the previous month.

03/05/2014

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Report: Nevada Kids More Depressed

A new report says Nevada’s children have higher rates of depression than some other states, and are less likely to seek services.

10/25/2013

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