Wednesday, June 28, 2006


Depressed Children May Response to Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Treatment with omega-3 fatty acids appears to have therapeutic benefit for prepubescent children with major depression, according to the findings of a pilot study conducted by researchers in Israel.

[Reuters Health Information 2006]

Monday, June 19, 2006

Bipolar Disorder

What Makes Bipolar Disorder So Hard To Diagnose and Treat?

Bipolar disorder affects approximately 3% of people in the U.S., yet its complexities, variations, and frequent comorbid conditions can make diagnosis and treatment difficult. For helpful information, visit the Bipolar Disorder Resource Center.

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Emotional Health

Think Positive

Spouses live up or down to our beliefs about them. Here's how to keep viewing yours in a better light.

[By Greg Smalley]

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

4 Ways to Rekindle Intimacy

  1. Don't just tell your mate you love her. Tell her why you love her. She knows you love her; she craves to know why. Adding "because" at the end of "I love you" increases intimacy in your marriage. "I love you because you're so unselfish. …"
  2. Reintroduce the element of surprise. Identify patterns and break rountines. Become unpredictable. Celebrate anything and everything. Buy the unexpected present. Take an unplanned trip.
  3. Strive to out-please each other. Out-pleasing each other means putting your spouse's happiness first—especially in the mundane moments of life. When he washes the dishes, respond by keeping the kids out of his hair while he's watching the football game. But …
  4. Don't keep score. Marriage breaks down when you constantly compare your sacrifices to your mate's. Concentrate on your giving and you will become one.

—Jim Magruder

Monday, June 05, 2006

Plan Your Fight Against Depression

Plan Your Fight Against Depression

A little planning can go a long way. Use this daily planner to plot your day. It might just help you keep depression at bay.