About: depression

Health 07-04-2017

A healthy environment means healthy citizens and a more vibrant EU

Europeans have some of the highest rates of anxiety, depression and other non-infectious diseases in the world. Today, on World Health Day, nature is an overlooked remedy, argues Magda Stoczkiewicz.
Health 07-04-2017

World Health Day 2017: Depression, it’s time to talk!

If you are depressed, talking about it with someone you trust can be a first step towards recovery, write Vytenis Andriukaitis and Zsuzsanna Jakab.
Health 17-06-2016

Depression rises 80% in Greece, with women hit the hardest

A new survey has found that depression among Greeks has dramatically increased, with women being most severely affected.
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Health 10-12-2015

Young use social media for info – and solidarity – on health conditions

For many young people with chronic diseases, social media has become an important source of health information, according to new research from University of Glasgow. 
Health 23-06-2015

Let’s defeat depression

People with depression are twice as likely to lose their jobs, and are at much higher risk of poverty, write 12 MEP Ambassadors Against Depression.
Health 29-01-2015

German economy burdened by growing rate of depression

German employees are taking more and more sick leave due to depression, a recent study shows, indicating stress and a lack of leisure time as the likely culprits, causing experts to call for more investment in early recognition and prevention. EURACTIV Germany reports.