Chronic Depression: Disease or Charcter Flaw?

A major survey on depression symptoms from the National Mental Health Association (NMHA), released in july 2001, revealed a dramatic degree of progress in public understanding. Yet even amid this promising trend, the survey sheds light on the difficulties faced by millions of people striving to manage this sometimes chronic,... Read More

The Patients Guide to Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Depression

INTRODUCTION Everybody has a story. My story is the one I know best and can write about. It is not a memoir of chemical dependency or self-abuse. Those subjects have been written about many times. This is a story of my winning battle against depression and... Read More

Depression in Teenagers: Now What Can We Do?

No doubt you have seen the recent news headlines about a federal panel that recommended to the FDA that anti-depressant medications carry the strongest possible warning label for use in children and teenagers. This recommendation to the FDA shook the medical community, especially those who work with depressed young people.... Read More

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Depression Are Not The Same Thing!

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a very misunderstood illness and this is perhaps why there are so many myths about it. Perhaps the most common myth about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is that it is effectively a mental condition, and another name for depression. ... Read More

New Treatment for Chronic Depression

Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Treatment-Resistant Depression About Vagus Nerve Stimulation VNS is not brain surgery, although it is a treatment that affects the function of the brain. Vagus Nerve Stimulation uses specific stimulation of the vagus nerve to send stimulation to specific parts of the brain that are involved... Read More

ADHD and Depression -- More Common Than Thought

"Thanks for Noticin' Me" says Eeyore. He walks slowly. He looks sad. He doesn't accomplish much. He's just glad to be noticed. This is Eeyore, the stuffed donkey who is so often in need of his tail being pinned back on. Eeyore is a good picture of life is like... Read More

5 Tips to Reduce Depression

While war and poor economic conditions begin to affect people all over the world, more and more people suffer with depression. The more we focus on news events and the business climate, the more we are depressed. Whatever the reason you feel is the cause of your depression, the following... Read More

7 Things You Can Do Immediately To Ease Depression

1. Get out now and walk fifteen minutes. It will get your feet moving and help you feel you are at least able to do something.2. Go immediately and be with someone who loves you. It will give you the feeling that you are wanted.3. Religious? Say a prayer. Ask... Read More

Is it ADHD or is it Depression?

During the assessment process it is of great importance for the physician or clinician to consider other possible causes of inattention, impulsivity, or hyperactivity in your child, or teen, or yourself. In fact, this is probably the most important element of a good assessment. There are several possible causes of... Read More

St Johns Wort and Depression

The bright yellow flower of the St Johns Wort (hypericum perforatum) with it's ray-like petals, represents the power of the sun that forces away the darkness. This already points to the anti-depressant effects of the St Johns Wort which are highly respected, even in conventional medicine.St. John's Wort, a perennial... Read More

In The News:


Are healthy girls affected physically by their mothers' depression?
Washington Post
Researchers following adolescent and pre-adolescent healthy daughters of mothers with a history of depression, have found that the chromosomes of these high-risk girls show signs of cellular aging. In a paper published in the Sept. 30 edition of ...


Jezebel

Study: Women In Power More Prone To Depression
The Onion (satire)
According to a new study, women in positions of authority who have the power to hire, fire, and determine the pay of workers are more prone to depression symptoms, which may be because female bosses are more heavily scrutinized than their male peers ...
Women in Positions of Power Show More Signs of Depression Than MenTIME
​Women Bosses Exhibit More Symptoms of Depression than MenJezebel
Can Being the Boss Make You Depressed?Shape Magazine
13abc Action News -Monthly Prescribing Reference
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WJXT Jacksonville

Winter can cause depression — here's how to combat it
Dayton Daily News
According to WebMD, SAD has feelings of depression much like the winter blues, but it's more difficult to treat and reoccurs from year to year. KTVI explains a few signs to look out for if you think the winter weather might be bringing you down. "This ...
Spot, fight seasonal depressionWJXT Jacksonville

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CBS News

Women with workplace power are more depressed. Men, not so much.
Washington Post
Women with job authority -- ones who have the ability to hire and fire people and influence over paychecks -- also have significantly more symptoms of depression than women without this kind of power. At the same time, having job authority slightly ...
Breaking the glass ceiling may lead to depressionCBS News
For Women, Job Authority Adds to Depression SymptomsUniversity of Texas at Austin News
Women bosses 'more depressed' than male counterpartsBBC News
Tech Times -Medical News Today -NBCNews.com
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New York Times

Christina Kim Handles Downs and Ups by Dealing Openly With Depression
New York Times
“You never know what's going to be thrown at you,” she said. Kim, who is five strokes off the lead, held by Julieta Granada, after a one-under-par 71, has experienced ozone-layer highs and ocean-bottom depths. She has dealt with a depression that ...
Dealing with depression and golf's ups and downsBend Bulletin

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Anxiety Can Lead to Depression, and Depression Repays the Favor
Huffington Post
Anxiety and depression often go hand in hand. Many people who have one will experience the other at some point. In fact, nearly one-half of those diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. When you miss work, sleep too much ...

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PsychCentral.com (blog)

Vegans, Vitamin B12 & Depression, Top 10 Controversial Posts
PsychCentral.com (blog)
This week we got a comment on a post (Could Vitamin B12 Help Your Anxiety, Depression?) that reminded me of this whole discussion. And just last week I got a call from a strictly-vegan friend of mine who was diagnosed with Seasonal Affective Disorder a ...

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Daily Mail

Cheska Hull reveals she sank into depression after her father's suicide
Daily Mail
She told HELLO! Magazine: 'I can see now that my depression was building up for some time, but I buried it and buried it and tried so hard to put on a front because the alternative was to deal with intensely painful things that I had such confused ...
Cheska Hull opens up about her depression after her father diedCosmopolitan UK

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Medical News Today

Postpartum depression: citalopram benefits explained
Medical News Today
Scientists claim to have found out precisely why the commonly prescribed drug citalopram is effective in treating postpartum depression. New research suggests that the antidepressant may restore the connections between brain cells that are impeded by ...


Advocate.com

Robbie Rogers's Memoir Kicks Around Depression, Redemption, And Coming Out
Advocate.com
By the time he had reached his first professional goal — playing on a professional team in the Netherlands and being paid quite handsomely — Rogers says he spent his time on the team feeling isolated and deeply depressed. He worried that he would ...

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