Tag Archives: Depression

Modern Problems for the Depressed Girl

Everyone in life will experience moments of sadness or even prolonged periods of discontent. It is easy for us to use umbrella terms like ‘depression’ to describe these moments in our lives. We are upset, tired, and lacking positivity—that’s depression, right? Well, no, not exactly. Depression is a serious mental illness that can affect every

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Exploring Major Depressive Disorder

Everyone has bad days. Often people can be overwhelmed with emotions or situations for days at a time. Sadness is not necessarily an indicator that one is falling into depression. There are specific parameters that dictate whether someone is experiencing a little sadness or a major depressive episode. Learn more about what Major Depressive Disorder

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What Is Child Depression?

Depression is typically a condition associated with adults, but childhood depression is also a very real as well as often elusive illness. So, what is child depression? Depression in children is prevalent. If your child does display the symptoms and signs of depression, regardless of their age, it is extremely important to seek medical help

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Identifying the Symptoms of Teenage Depression

Depression is a debilitating medical condition that can occur at any age, including in teenagers. Teenage depression goes beyond the typical, stereotyped moody teen, it is a serious problem that can significantly impact every aspect of a teenagers life. A teenager is expected to have the occasional bad day and lash out at parents and/or

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You Can Take Steps Towards Prevention of Depression

Everybody, from time to time, has a little case of the blues. After all, when stuff happens in life or when people disappoint you, it’s common to feel a little down and to wish for better days. But sometimes, feeling down for a few days turns into hopelessness and despair lasting for weeks on end.

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9 Symptoms of Depression in Women

Many of us feel sad or depressed from time to time, but sometimes what we’re going through is more than the occasional blues. According to the Mayo Clinic approximately 1 in 5 women will experience depression at some time in their life. The causes, symptoms, and effects of depression can be different in men and

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Are You Feeling Hopeless?

Depression affects people both young and old, and can stem from a variety of reasons. Feelings of hopelessness can erupt from a suppression of angry feelings, self-criticism or loathing, grief from loss, recurring stress or a chemical imbalance. Though a person may feel hopeless for a variety of reasons, all individuals experiencing this painful emotion

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Common Signs of Depression in Teens

Even though a great deal of scientific research has been done on depression over the past several decades, many people still operate under the unfortunate and misguided assumption that depression is a condition that is simply created in a person’s mind. On the contrary, it is a proven fact that depression is the direct result

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Postpartum Blues, Postpartum Depression and Your Wellbeing

Any woman can experience depression during and/or after the birth of her baby. It is important to know that being depressed does not mean you are neglectful or a being a bad mom. The depression is due to a significant change in hormones, it does not mean you are depressed simply over having a baby.

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The Feelings of Depression

So, what are Feelings of Depression? Depression falls like a thick blanket working to blacken the world around you and muffle the sounds outside. Almost everyone experiences periods of depression at some point in life. Normally these periods, called the blues, do not last long. Sadness and listlessness comes during the brief depressions and often you

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Do We Really Need Anti-Depressants?

We all have times in our lives when bright sunny moods take a backseat to the blues. However, when the blues seem to take permanent residence, it may be time to look at solutions. One of the most popular solutions is to get started on anti-depressants. What is the definition of depression? What Is Depression? According to Medical News

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How to Beat Depression

Everyone has those days when you feel down, but when the days stretch into weeks, and you just feel helpless, that is when it is possible you have depression. It is a common illness, and nothing to be ashamed of. Many people have dealt with it in their lives, and most of those have overcome

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