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  • Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are suggesting that another warning sign for depression in college students may be the way they use the internet. Internet usage trends that correlated with depression include high levels of file sharing, e-mail usage and frequent switching among online applications such as e-mail, chat rooms and games.
  • The use of technology has become commonplace for adolescents everywhere from in the classroom to their home lives, but a new study from the University of Gothenburg found a possible link between heavy use of cell phones and computers and stress, sleep disorders and symptoms of depression
  • Lesbian and bisexual women are more likely to report childhood abuse and adult sexual assault than heterosexual women.
  • Does physical activity reduce depression symptoms? A new study says “no more than usual care alone,” despite an earlier report stating otherwise.

Heather Rudow is a staff writer for Counseling Today. Email her at hrudow@counseling.org.

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