Depression

Children's Counseling

Hackensack Meridian Health offers a variety of counseling services, including age-specific group therapy, a therapeutic after-school program for children ages 7 to 13, and traditional individual and family therapy. Call 732-869-2784, ext. 2, for registration, schedules and fees.


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Depression

There may be a genetic link between mood disorders and the body's internal clock, a new study suggests.

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Depression

Exercise is good for your mental health, as long as you don't overdo it, researchers say.

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Treating Depression May Prevent Repeat Heart Attack

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 -- It's common for heart attack survivors to develop depression. Now a new trial has found that antidepressant treatment may help those patients avoid a second heart attack.

The study, of 300 heart patients with depression, found that treatment with the antidepressant escitalopram (Lexapro) almost halved the risk of suffering another heart attack in the next eight years.

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Depression

People with severe depression may have particularly low blood levels of an amino acid involved in brain function, a new study suggests.

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