Informational blog about depression. Why do we get tired and weak? Different professionals help us get a better understanding of depression, its causes, signs or symptoms, the types of depression, how to get a diagnosis, what kind of treatment or therapies there are, etc. Here you will find interesting tips, articles, and news that may help patients and families understand this disorder and provide some clues about how to know when you or a family member is suffering from depression.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy: An overview on this type of therapy

 

  Imagine having emotions that are constantly difficult to control… behaviors that are hard to live with. In this article, we will cover what dialectical […]

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dysthymia

Dysthymia: Persistent Depressive Disorder- What is it and Symptoms

 

  We’ve all been “there”, where we find ourselves more down than usual, we don’t feel like doing anything and have a constant feeling of […]

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Stages of Grief

Stages of Grief: Complete guide on what stages to expect when grieving

 

  Everybody grieves at some point in their life… but what is grief? What are the different stages of grief? How does grief affect the […]

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types of exercise

Types of exercise: Different types of exercise and their benefits

 

  Types of exercise. Cue the groans! This blog post is all about the benefits of different types of exercise. Yes! You read that correctly! […]

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fibromaylgia

Fibromyalgia: What is it, symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment

 

  Fibromyalgia. If you don’t know what fibromyalgia is, you should know that those who suffer from it have to cope with hypersensitivity, which causes […]

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Amygdala

Amygdala: The powerhouse of emotions

 

  Our brain is a palace of structures. It dictates everything we do, how we think, how we behave and how we feel. In this […]

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Negative Thoughts

Negative Thoughts: 10 Tips to Stop Negative Thinking

 

  Negative Thoughts. “I will never reach my goals” “Everything is going awry” “I have such bad luck”. If we maintain a negative attitude towards […]

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EMDR: What is it, who is it for, how does it work and is it effective?

 

  In the world of psychology, there are many options for the type of treatment a patient can receive. The type of treatment is all […]

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Animal Assisted Therapy: What it is, and how does it help?

 

  Nothing but heart eyes galore anytime we see an owner with a dog on a street. We see those sad commercials with animals who […]

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psychologist vs psychotherapist

Psychologist vs Psychiatrist: together for better treatment

 

  Psychologist vs psychiatrist has been a question on the minds of a plethora of people who are seeking professional help. In the society that […]

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REM sleep

REM Sleep: There’s More Behind “Shut-Eye” Than You May Think

 

  For a long time, people thought that sleep was just a dormant state, or just something we had to do to get on with […]

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Alexithymia: Building Relationships Out of Nothing

 

  Alexithymia. Understanding and expressing emotions are essential parts of human interaction that unfortunately may be confusing for some people. Imagine not being able to […]

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effects of divorce on family and children

Effects of Divorce on Children and Families: What it Does and How to Help

 

  Effects of divorce on children and families. Each person goes through their own individual experiences and has a way to deal with situations. I personally […]

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Seasonal affective disorder

Are You at Risk for Seasonal Affective Disorder? Know its Symptoms and What it’s All About

 

  What is seasonal affective disorder, or SAD? Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression characterized by differences in outdoor seasonal activity. Most people […]

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Alternative Mental Health Therapy: Yoga

Trying the Unconventional: Alternative Mental Health Therapy

 

  Since psychiatry became a significant field in modern day medicine, millions of people have gotten treatment for mental disorders. The most prevalent psychiatric treatments […]

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Depression: how to keep it at bay?

Tips to Help Yourself Out of Depression: Keeping Bad Moods at Bay

 

  Over the last decade, depression rates have spiraled so much so that approximately 1 in 4 Americans will experience Major Depression at least once […]

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How to overcome depression after the loss of a loved one

How To Overcome Depression After The Loss Of A Loved One

 

  In some cases, depression can be the result of traumatic events, like losing a loved one. These experiences may cause irrational fear, recurring negative […]

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overcome depression during pregnancy

How to Overcome Depression During Pregnancy: Why do I Feel Guilty?

 

  We recently talked about postpartum depression, and now we’re going to look at how to overcome depression during pregnancy. Being pregnant and bringing a […]

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how to overcome depression

How to overcome depression: 18 tips to help you out

 

  Depression isn’t just a passing state that goes away in a few days, it’s a debilitating mental disorder that affects daily life. If you feel […]

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how to talk to someone with depression

How to Talk to Someone With Depression: 13 Ideas For What to Say

 

  How do you talk to someone with depression? If you have never had depression or something similar, you probably won’t understand how it feels. […]

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postpartum depression

Postpartum Depression: When Becoming A Mother Changes You

 

  Postpartum depression is a type of depression that mothers suffer from after giving birth, and can vary from moderate to intense depression. It may […]

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depression in teens

Problems at school? Types and signs of teen depression

 

  If we have learned anything from the movies about high school, it’s that being a teenager is complicated. The football players and cheerleaders rule […]

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