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Postpartum anxiety among new moms a growing health problem in US

The birth of her first child filled Alicia Hemingway (name changed) with unwarranted anxiety. The 26-year-old San Diego mom’s constant state of turmoil over the health of her child had caused her family to panic and consult a psychologist. Alicia’s therapist informed her that she suffered from symptoms of postpartum anxiety (PPA), a psychological disorder […]

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Similar to the age-old dilemma, “What came first, the chicken or the egg?” which baffled generations of scientists, the widespread prevalence of comorbidity of drug use related disorders and mental ailments has stumped mental health experts. This has been quite a challenging mystery to unravel; the reality is that any given mental illness can highly […]

Beating-the-blues

All individuals go through bouts of stress and anxiety from time to time, but for teens, who face hurdles while transitioning from their school years to the challenges of university life, the college environment and surroundings, fear of the unexpected, frequent occasions of stress, and other uncommon experiences can greatly increase the risk of developing […]

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08-09-17 Category: Depression, Depression rehab

Veterans often have to work in tough and challenging places in times of conflict. There are many such servicemen in the United States who have fought valiantly in different wars, sometimes to protect the nation and at others to defend beliefs. However, what all of them share is the experience of sacrifice, constant travel and […]

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05-15-17 Category: Depression, Depression rehab

While there might exist some elements of truth to the stereotype that creative people are prone to mood disorders, the fact remains that a mental health disorder is no way a prerequisite to getting the creative juices flowing. Unfortunately, since historic times, society has shown a tendency to romanticize anxiety and depression of creative people, […]

New treatment for depression targets inflammation
02-02-17 Category: Depression rehab, Research, Treatment

Depression can be debilitating and self-perpetuating. When depression symptoms are very severe, those affected may struggle with difficulty eating, sleeping and exercising and may isolate themselves from their loved ones. Unhealthy lifestyle habits only serve to make depression symptoms more intense and longer lasting. Sometimes medication can serve as a bridge back to health by […]

emerging treatment for depression
09-08-16 Category: Depression rehab, Research, Treatment

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is an emerging treatment for depression and other mental issues. The method works by placing an electromagnetic coil next to the scalp. The coil delivers a magnetic pulse, stimulating the nerve cells in the region of the brain involved with regulating emotions and mood. Recently, Fisher Wallace Laboratories introduced a wearable […]

Depression rehab

Depression’s easy to write off. The word sure gets tossed around a lot. Bad day at work? Depressing. Saw a sad movie? Depressing. Cloudy weather? Depressing! But depression is much more serious than a passing bad mood. The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) estimates nearly 15 million American are affected by major depressive disorder […]

depression in men

Men don’t ask for help. Men go it alone! Men rely on their wits, skills and internal strength to make it through life, and any man who dares ask for help just isn’t a man. Right? Wrong. Self-reliance is one thing, but for the most part, constantly going it alone is a mistake. Every man, […]

Late-life depression

Like any chronic disease, depression doesn’t discriminate. According to the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), it affects nearly 15 million adults in the United States every year. Although the U.S. Census Bureau reports that the median age of depression’s onset is 32, the disease can strike at any time. Unlike most chronic diseases, depression […]

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