In: Depression

Talking to Your Teen About Depression

Depression is more than just a sad or irritable mood. This mood disorder affects a teenager’s daily functioning and can…

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Persistent Depression Disorder

Persistent depression disorder formerly referred to as dysthymic disorder differs from major depressive disorder in that the symptoms usually wax and…

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Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is a type of depression that occurs in new mothers after giving birth to their baby. It is most…

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Combating Depression in the Summer for Teens

Seasonal teen depression during the summer may sound oxymoronic, after all, isn’t seasonal depression more common during the winter and shouldn’t…

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How to Talk About Depression to Friends and Co-workers

Depression is a mood disorder that affects 15 million adults in the United States and can have a drastic effect on…

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For Parents and Teenagers: Expectations Before Starting Depression Treatment

The major depressive disorder affects more than 15 million adults in the United States and presents with feelings of sadness, sleep…

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National Mental Health Month

Since 1949, national mental health organizations across the United States have dedicated the month of May as National Mental Health month…

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Recognizing the Difference Between Worry and Stress and Full-Fledged Anxiety

Many things can make us anxious; politics, work, social media, family tension, a 24-hour news cycle. Occasional mild anxiety is healthy…

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The Rising Cost of Mental Health and Substance Abuse in the United States

The United States spends approximately $113 billion dollars per year on mental health care and $600 billion dollars per year on…

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Oxytocin as Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

“Scientists at Scripps Research and National Institute on Drug Abuse discovered that oxytocin could block the desire to consume more alcohol…

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