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:


USA TODAY

Depression hits women in top jobs harder than men, study says
USA TODAY
Depression symptoms among women increase as they climb the workplace ladder, whereas, for men they generally decrease, according to a new study from University of Texas at Austin. "Our study certainly emphasizes broader societal factors and cultural ...
Why female executives get depressed more than menCNN
Women in Positions of Power Show More Signs of Depression Than MenTIME
Authority at Work Relieves Depression in Men, Increases it for WomenBig Think (blog)
KVUE -AskMen (blog) -Shape Magazine
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Fox News

Men suffering from depression may also suffer in the bedroom
Fox News
Depression affects around 350 million people worldwide and can have a devastating impact on your life and relationships, including in the bedroom. Sadly, when it comes to depression and low libido, men tend to suffer the most. Whereas women can say ...


Avoid depression for the holidays
WOODTV.com
(WOOD) The holidays are a joyful time filled with celebrations and gatherings with family and friends. But for individuals struggling with mental health disorders like anxiety and depression, it can be overwhelming. Dr. Tim Royer of Neurocore has good ...

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Winona Daily News

Mark Jacobson: Help for depression is available
Winona Daily News
Especially when long-lasting and moderate or severe intensity, depression may become a serious health condition. It can cause the affected person to suffer greatly and function poorly at work, school and in the family. “At its worst, depression can ...
The Difference Between Anxiety and DepressionThe Delta Discovery

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RT

'Ferguson and untold story of depression'
RT
But I think what we have is a confluence of circumstances here that are really driving this rage out into the open - one of those being the untold story of the depression in the US particularly among African American communities. If you look at some of ...

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PsychCentral.com (blog)

Navigating the Holidays When You Have Depression
PsychCentral.com (blog)
Navigating the Holidays When You Have Depression For people with depression, the holidays can be a challenging time. People with the illness “tend to have a negative view of themselves and their lives,” said Selena C. Snow, Ph.D, a clinical ...


Depression is common and treatable in cancer patients
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Q: My husband was diagnosed with earlystage melanoma, and while the prospects for his recovery look good, he seems to be getting more and more depressed. Is it just a passing phase that all cancer patients go through? — Wendy J., Knoxville, Tennessee.


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 ...


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 ...

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New Approach Cuts Depression, Anxiety in Dementia Caregivers
Medscape
A randomized trial of 209 caregivers showed that those who underwent the START (Strategies for Relatives) program had significantly better scores on the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) compared with those who received treatment as usual ...

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