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Mental Health News: Counseling, antidepressants change personality (for the better), team reports

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(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS) – A review of 207 studies involving more than 20,000 people found that those who engaged in therapeutic interventions were, on average, significantly less neurotic and a bit more extraverted after the interventions than they were beforehand. The review, reported in the journal Psychological Bulletin, challenges the idea that personality traits are […]

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Mental Health Research: Antidepressant side effects reported more by patients with co-occurring panic disorder

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(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO) – Patients who take medication for depression report more side effects if they also suffer from panic disorder, according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The researchers looked at data from 808 patients with chronic depression who were […]