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Depression: being kind to others would reduce symptoms

Depression: being kind to others would reduce symptoms

THE ESSENTIAL Globally, it is estimated that 5% of adults suffer from depression. Nearly 8% of adolescents between 12 and 18 years old are affected by this mental illness. Feeling depressed, feeling unwell or having low spirits is not always synonymous with depression. Showing kindness leads to a longer life, reducing the risk of developing …

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Study finds helping others reduces focus on your own symptoms Psychology and Psychiatry News

Study finds helping others reduces focus on your own symptoms Psychology and Psychiatry News

People with symptoms of depression or anxiety can help heal themselves by doing good deeds for others, according to new research. The study found that performing acts of kindness led to unobserved improvements in two other therapeutic techniques used to treat depression or anxiety. More importantly, the Acts of Kindness Technique was the only tested …

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