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:


Tech Times

Anti-inflammatories May Help Ease Depression
WebMD
There may be a connection between depression and inflammation, evidence suggests. Several studies have looked into whether anti-inflammatory drugs might have antidepressant effects, with conflicting results, say the study authors, led by Ole Kohler, MD ...
Anti-inflammatory meds may ease up symptoms of depressionTech Times
Some OTC Meds May Help Reduce Depression SymptomsPsychCentral.com
Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Could Help Treat Depression, But Do The Risks ...Headlines & Global News
Pharmacy Times -Capital OTC
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USA TODAY

Tropical depression spins near Mexico
USA TODAY
A tropical depression with winds of 35 mph continues to spin just west of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula in the Bay of Campeche, the National Hurricane Center reported. As of 2 p.m. ET, it was located 110 miles west-southwest of Campeche, Mexico, and was ...
Tropical depression in Bay of Campeche less likely to strengthenLocal 10
Tropical Depression 9 to Hit Mexico, May Redevelop in CaribbeanAccuWeather.com
Depression may become Tropical Storm Hanna in southern Gulf of MexicoWashington Post (blog)
Sun Sentinel -MiamiHerald.com
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The Many Faces of Depression
U.S. News & World Report
To say Rachel Hargrave has experienced “depression” is a bit simplistic. Thirteen years ago, Hargrave – now a 32-year-old mother and psychology student who lives in Sabina, Ohio – gave birth to her daughter. A month later, she recalls, “I felt like I ...


Ars Technica

In his final piece for Ars, Dave Girard talks about life with depression.
Ars Technica
Last November, my father took his own life. I'm frequently aware of the fact that the depression which helped drive him to that dark fate lives on in my genes. That's a doozy of a legacy to inherit, but it's one that has not been wholly negative for me ...


Newsweek

Ketamine Restores Ability to Experience Pleasure in Depressed Patients Within ...
Newsweek
There are many faces to depression: sadness, hopelessness, trouble sleeping, lack of motivation, an inability to experience pleasure. That last one has a medical name—anhedonia—and people experiencing it often no longer enjoy activities that used to ...
Ketamine kickstarts pleasure seeking center in brainTimes of India

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Media Matters for America (blog)

Michael Savage's Disgusting Rant: PTSD And Depression Sufferers Are "Weak ...
Media Matters for America (blog)
Conservative radio host Michael Savage accused those who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression, including military veterans, of being "weak," "narcissistic," "losers." Savage added that "we're being laughed at around the world.

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RedOrbit

Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women
U.S. News & World Report
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women are at greater risk for anxiety and depression after a heart attack than men, a new study finds. Researchers looked at 160 patients in Lithuania who were interviewed at least one month after suffering ...
Women, Heart Attacks, Anxiety and Depression: One Bad Health CocktailRedOrbit

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Tropical Depression Nine Forms in Gulf of Mexico; Tropical Storm Warning Issued
The Weather Channel
Tropical Depression Nine has formed in the Gulf of Mexico, and already tropical storm warnings have been issued for a stretch of the Mexican coast. Tropical Depression Nine formed late Tuesday evening about 160 miles west-southwest of Cancun, Mexico.


BBC News

Fluro Fridays: Bondi Beach surfers fighting depression
BBC News
Grant Trebilco and his friend Sam Schumacher started One Wave Is All It Takes just over a year ago on Bondi Beach. Every Friday Grant and a growing group of fellow surfers and yogis head to the beach with their surfboards and yoga mats just before ...

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New York Times (blog)

Treating Depression Before It Becomes Postpartum
New York Times (blog)
Depression is the most common health problem women face. In the United States, outside of obstetrics, it is the leading cause of hospitalizations among women ages 15 to 44. It's estimated that 20 percent to 25 percent of women will experience ...

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