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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Social Media and Depression: New Issues for a New Age

  The arrival of social media has made an impact on people of all ages, all over the world. The ability to connect to others from anywhere allowed for existing friendships to flourish and new friendships to be made. But with such a positive impact came downfalls as well. As social media has evolved, so […]

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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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7 Ways to Beat Summertime Sadness

  When it comes to summertime, many people are stocking up on sunscreen, making plans to take trips to the beach or lake, or to just spend a lot more time outdoors. However, that is not the case with everyone. Some individuals are planning to shut out the sunshine entirely. If you are one of […]

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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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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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Depression and Menopause

  Depression has an effect on up to 25% of women during some point in their lives. This is a much higher percentage than men. It is a disease that can drain a person, limiting their daily activity. Research has shown that many women begin having signs of depression during their 20s or younger. It […]

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Did You Abandon Your New Year’s Resolutions Too Soon? Try This First.

  The beginning of the year marks a time when the vast majority of people make and then break their New Year’s resolutions. The abandonment of these resolutions often occurs around early to mid February. While many people can see this mass phenomenon as a natural failing of human motivation, some can take it harder […]

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Smoking and TMS

Smoking and TMS Smoking can be an addiction that haunts families for generations. Smokers often report that their parents smoked and that their parents before them did too. Now, new parents are seeing that their bad habits could be passed down to their children. Many parents want to set a good example for their children […]

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