Stories about depression


Are mothers in combat more prone to depression?

By Justin Moyer, The Washington Post on Jan. 28, 2013, at 10:02 a.m.
Amy Rogers Nazarov with her son, whose arrival nearly five years ago caused a bout of post-adoption depression.

After adopting a baby, depression can hit

By Amy Rogers Nazarov, Special to The Washington Post on Jan. 10, 2013, at 9:06 a.m.

Club drug may zap depression when other medications fail

By Jason Gale, Makiko Kitamura and Allison Connolly, Bloomberg News on July 09, 2012, at 8:41 a.m.

Magic mushrooms may help treat depression, British study finds

By Makiko Kitamura, Bloomberg News on Jan. 24, 2012, at 8:54 a.m.

How to avoid on-the-job depression

By Alison Johnson, Daily Press (Newport News, Va.) on Oct. 21, 2011, at 2:10 p.m.
Emergency crews transport a woman who was pulled from the Penobscot River on the Bangor Waterfront after allegedly jumping from the Joshua Chamberlain Bridge.

Bangor woman shares the story of her jump from bridge as a warning to others

By Eric Russell on April 28, 2011, at 6:22 p.m.

Police won’t reveal what they found after Northport search in death of Portland woman

By Heather Steeves on April 26, 2011, at 11:20 a.m.
Both men and women may experience depression after the birth of a baby.

Postpartum depression affects both moms and dads

By Dr. David Prescott,
The Acadia Hospital on Nov. 08, 2010, at 11:32 a.m.

Surviving Your First Year of College

Bangor Daily News on Oct. 12, 2010, at 4:57 p.m.

Mental health education programs help families

By Joni Averill on Aug. 29, 2010, at 10:13 p.m.
Perhaps it is because I am acquainted with Nancy Grimes of Winterport and know of the tragedy that befell her and her husband, Ken Grimes, when their 27-year-old son, Tom, committed suicide that I feel so strongly about the volunteer work so close to Nancy’s heart.

An ounce of prevention, one mouthful at a time

By Emmet Meara on July 16, 2010, at 7:35 p.m.
I can’t find my keys. I can’t sleep at night. My normally sunny disposition has evaporated with the loss of the weekly expense check. My eyes, never very good, are failing. Prevention magazine tells me the cure is at the end of my fork.
Dr. Vincent Felitti (chief of preventive medicine at Kaiser Permanente managed care organization in San Diego)

Washington County to address health woes

By Meg Haskell on June 24, 2010, at 10:41 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine – Obesity, depression, drug addiction, heart disease: A noted researcher says many common medical problems in adults are rooted in traumatic experiences during childhood. Physician …

Depressed doctors reluctant to seek help

By Meg Haskell on June 01, 2010, at 11:12 p.m.
The death by suicide last fall of Bangor orthopedic surgeon Dr. John West reflects a disturbing trend: Physicians may be less likely than other groups to seek and receive the help they need to combat …

Hard times hit agency for terminally ill children

By Meg Haskell on Sept. 02, 2008, at 10:43 p.m.
BUCKSPORT | In the photograph, Corey Atwood looks as if he’s dying. His arms are stick-thin, his eyes large and dark in his hollow face. His dark hair is thin and patchy. He is seated in his wheelchair. His parents and other family members stand behind him, their expressions unreadable.