Posts tagged "depression"

Threats To Masculinity Lead To Depressed Men

Although men and women have experienced more equal employment opportunities in recent decades, men still connect their masculinity to their role as breadwinner. And when men feel insecure about their jobs or fear becoming redundant at work, they’re more likely to be stressed or depressed than women, according to a study conducted in Britain by…

By: Annika Harris / March 11, 2009

A Strained Marriage Is Bad For A Woman’s Health

We’ve all seen the commercial that asks, “Where does depression hurt?” And anyone who’s been depressed knows that it hurts everywhere. But did you know that depression can damage the physical health of a woman more than a man?

By: Annika Harris / March 10, 2009

Wife With A Life: The Unexpectedly Sucky Parts of Newlywed Life

The first year of marriage is the hardest, I’d been told many times by my friends. While I wasn’t sure if I was prepared for the uncertain road that lay ahead, I certainly felt like I’d gotten fair warning and couldn’t expect to be surprised by the challenges that would come once I entered marriage.

By: Claire Zulkey / January 20, 2009

Girl Talk: Friends With Benefits? I Don’t Think So

Not long ago, I met a guy that reminded me of that sexy NPR storyteller Ira Glass. Instantly, I fell in nerd-love with this doppelganger. After dating for a while, though, we realized we had only one thing in common: sex. So we decided to be friends with benefits. According to a Michigan State University

By: Simcha / December 7, 2008

Eight Signs Your Man Might Be Depressed

Though the stigma is lessening, men are still far more likely than women to let their depression go untreated. Blame it on Rambo, Brando, or the lure of the martini, but many guys still aren’t getting the help they need. As the traditionally stressful, dark days of winter set in, here are some signs that…

By: Andrea Bonior, Ph.D / December 3, 2008

Quickies!: “The Real Housewives Of Atlanta” Reunite For More Catfighting

Amelia will liveblog “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” reunion special tonight. Yay! We get one more hour with these divas. [The Frisky]
Now that Madonna and A-Rod can go public with their relationship, his disinterest in Kabbalah may put a halt to the romance. [MSNBC]
Finally, photos of Lindsay Lohan and Sam Ronson in the…

By: Annika Harris / November 25, 2008

Quickies!: (Small) Victory For Prop 8!

The California Supreme Court has agreed to hear the legal challenges to the recently passed Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage. [Perez Hilton]
When you’re feeling sad, staying in your pajamas and eating comfort foods may seem like the perfect thing to do. WRONG! These behaviors and others can make you feel worse. [Shine]
You…

By: Annika Harris / November 19, 2008

Debate This: Psychiatric Medications & Their Positive And Negative Effects

Last week I wrote a blog post about the 10 Ways To Survive The First Week Of Heartbreak. Just to be clear, these tips referenced the things that helped me personally during that rough week and certainly should not be taken as gospel for every single person reading The Frisky. I mean, that would be…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 2, 2008

Is Lindsay Lohan A Cutter?

Star magazine is reporting that Lindsay Lohan could be indulging in her old habits of drinking and doing cocaine. But Linds also may have taken up a new compulsion — cutting. Although we don’t always believe Star, Pop Eater did a little photographic investigation, and Lindsay does appear to have a series of scratches or…

By: Annika Harris / September 25, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: David Duchovny Poster Removed From Johnston & Murphy Store

Shoe company Johnston & Murphy removed a poster featuring David Duchovny from its New York City store window. The company’s corporate office instructed the store to take it down (following Duchovny’s admission that he was checking himself into rehab for sex addiction). [NY Post]…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 2, 2008

The Little Blue Pill Might Help Women With The Blues

While Viagra is an invention that has helped grandpas around the country get it back up for their spouses, nurses, and right hands, it now may be able to help women too! A recent eight-week experiment, funded by pharmaceutical company Pfizer, followed 98 women who were having trouble orgasming due to antidepressant medication. They were…

By: Simcha / July 28, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: A Nude Blacklist, Bestiality, And Viagra For Women

A nudist resort in France had to get special permission from the government to keep a blacklist of guests forbidden from visiting. [Reuters]
Two dogs trained to have sex with women have been deemed adoptable and are waiting for new owners at an animal sanctuary in Tulsa, OK. [CBS News]
Women taking antidepressants might find…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 23, 2008

Women Are Being Put To The Test

We’ve all taken risks — tried things and people we weren’t sure of and chalked it up to experimentation. It’s all part of being a liberated woman. But sadly we’re are missing out on some of the most important testing that is actually guaranteed to give us what we need: clinical trials. Research has show…

By: Simcha / May 29, 2008

Depressed Women Do It More

Hold on to your Prozac, because women who suffer from depression have 1/3 more sex than their “normal” counterparts. Finally, some news to cheer up my sad sisters! A study of 107 women, published in the British Medical Journal, found that when you’re down, you put out — no matter whether you’re in a committed…

By: Simcha / March 26, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Abortions, Age Differences, And Sex While Depressed

In England and Wales, about 1,300 women had at least their fifth abortion last year out of the approximately 200,000 abortions that took place. This high figure could influence Parliament when they vote on abortion issues in the coming weeks. [Daily Mail, U.K.]
After analyzing data from the 17th to 19th centuries of people i…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 20, 2008
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