Monthly Archives: July 2016

Medication for mental health problems

For some people, drugs are a short-term solution used to get them over an immediate crisis. For other people, drugs are an ongoing, long-term treatment that enables them to live with severe and enduring mental health problems. Many people do … Continue reading

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Depression in Women Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Self-Help

Depression is not “one size fits all,” particularly when it comes to the genders. Not only are women more prone to depression than men, but the causes of female depression and even the pattern of symptoms are often different. Many … Continue reading

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Depression in Men Signs, Symptoms, and Help for Male Depression

As men, we like to think of ourselves as strong and in control of our emotions. When we feel hopeless or overwhelmed by despair we often deny it or try to cover it up. But depression is a common problem … Continue reading

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Depression in Older Adults How to Recognize the Signs and Get Treatment that Works

Have you lost interest in the activities you used to enjoy? Do you struggle with feelings of helplessness and hopelessness? Are you finding it harder and harder to get through the day? If so, you’re not alone. The good news: … Continue reading

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Helping a Depressed Person How to Reach Out and Help Someone While Taking Care of Yourself

When a family member or friend suffers from depression, your support and encouragement can play an important role in his or her recovery. However, depression can also wear you down if you neglect your own needs. These guidelines can help … Continue reading

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Dealing with Depression Self-Help and Coping Tips to Overcome Depression

Depression drains your energy, hope, and drive, making it difficult to do what you need to feel better. But while overcoming depression isn’t quick or easy, it’s far from impossible. You can’t just will yourself to “snap out of it,” … Continue reading

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In Bipolar Disorder, a Chemical Signal of Abnormal Metabolism

It has long been a puzzle what exactly causes the intense highs and lows of bipolar disorder, an illness that pushes people back and forth from periods of intense energy and excitement to periods of deep sadness and hopelessness. But … Continue reading

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Lithium Linked to Lower Incidence of Dementia in Older People with Bipolar Disorder

Regular treatment with lithium may reduce the risk of dementia in people with bipolar disorder, according to scientists who analyzed data from more than 40,000 adults. The study, published January 22nd in the British Journal of Psychiatry, examined records of … Continue reading

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Moodzone: Anxiety control training audio

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Moodzone: Low mood and depression audio

http://www.nhs.uk/Video/Pages/low-mood-and-depression-podcast.aspx

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