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.

Perfectionist

Perfectionist: Are you a perfectionist? Find out everything in this guide

 

 Do you know that person who always makes sure not a hair is out of place? Or the person who always tries to make sure […]

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Emotional-Blockage

Emotional blockage: What is it and how to overcome it?

 

  Have you ever felt so nervous about an important situation that you couldn’t react? The words aren’t coming out of your mouth? Felt paralyzed? […]

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Endogenous depression

Endogenous Depression: An internal cognitive or biological depression

 

  We all get down in the dumps every once in awhile, but what happens if this lasts for long periods of time? It might […]

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Menopause

Menopause: A complete guide to hot flashes and more

 

  Ever been somewhere and all of a sudden feel a flash of hot air going through your body? The sudden sweat and need to […]

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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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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT): A guide to this type of therapy

 

  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a contextual therapy that uses acceptance and mindfulness strategies, to increase psychological flexibility and behavioral changes. Steven C. Hayes is the […]

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Dialectical Behavioral 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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