Understanding Male Depression

Do you feel on edge, alone, or withdrawn? Do you find yourself working a lot or drinking too much? If so, you might be experiencing unhealthy coping strategies to combat male depression. Just like any other type of depression, male depression is a serious medical condition. However, many men try to ignore it or do […]

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Recognizing Depression After School Starts

It is hard to believe that school is already here. Kids are gearing up to see friends they have not seen all summer, meet new classmates, take new courses, and start at a new school. All these things, along with many other school related circumstances, can bring on depression. Some students may already be dealing […]

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Preparing Yourself for TMS: What to Look For and Expect

  Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, better known as TMS, is an effective method for people who have severe depression and have exhausted other options. TMS is clinically proven to succeed in cases of depression where other methods of treatment have not. But what should you look for when seeking TMS? How to Prepare for TMS Often, […]

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Symptoms of Depression in Seniors: Are They Different?

  Depression can affect anyone at any age, and it has a well-defined set of symptoms. However, the symptoms in seniors are slightly different. The overall pattern of depression symptoms is similar at any age, but elderly depression symptoms can be evident in different ways. It is important to be aware of the symptoms so […]

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How to Get the Most Out of TMS Treatment

  With all of the research that has been conducted on TMS and the many personal testimonies, it is obvious that TMS is a great resource for treatment-resistant mental illness. TMS has changed many lives by drastically relieving pain due to depression, or in some cases, taking it away. Obviously, those who decide to take […]

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Taking a Closer Look at TMS

  Have you ever tried a variety of medications, homeopathic remedies, or therapies for an illness and none of them worked? It can be infuriating when you try so many things but all of them fail. Some may help one part of the illness but not everything. Some may work but cause negative side effects. […]

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Shame: The Other Emotion in Depression and Anxiety

  Psychologists claim that there are between 6 and 10 basic emotions that humans experience. The six emotions that have been identified as primary emotions include anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, and surprise. It is not surprising that the main emotion in depression is sadness and in anxiety it is fear. Many individuals who are […]

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5 Early Signs of Teen Depression to Watch For

  If you’re reading this, then you might already be concerned about a teenager in your life. Though teenage years are often plagued with emotions, hormones, and major personality changes, it’s not uncommon to wonder if what you’re seeing is more serious than typical teenage struggles. Depression is common, but serious, and knowing how to […]

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The Top 10 Jobs with the Highest Rates of Depression

  When people explore their career options, one consideration that might come to mind is that some jobs could threaten your physical safety. Careers such as firefighting or the police force have that life-threatening aspect associated with the job. Different jobs come with different risks. People readily admit that some careers and industries are riskier […]

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Mental Illness and Addiction

  According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 43.6 million (18.1%) adult Americans have suffered from some form of mental illness, such as depression or anxiety, and over 20 million have a substance use disorder. Within these two figures, 7.9 million adult Americans have suffered from both a mental illness and a […]

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