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Medical News Today: Using Facebook to predict depression

New research uses over half a million Facebook status updates to predict depression diagnoses in people at risk. Your Facebook posts may predict whether you will develop depression. Depression is one of the most widespread mental health problems in the United States, with over 16 million adults having experienced at least one major depressive episode… Read More »

Eating Disorders and Depression

According to a study in the American Journal of Psychiatry (1995), 50 percent of people with an eating disorder also meet the criteria for depression. What isn’t for certain is whether some people suffering from depression are more prone to develop an eating disorder or whether people suffering from an eating disorder are prone to… Read More »