How To Help Someone with Depression
Your partner has been moody lately and lays in bed for hours every night, unable to sleep. You’ve noticed other problems, too, like changes in appetite and weight, sadness, irritability, and generally self-isolating from yourself and others. What’s going on? Your loved one may be depressed, but fortunately, you can help them get better.
What Is High-Functioning Depression?
Anyone can be depressed, regardless of age or gender. It can hit when you least expect it, but the symptoms often go away on their own with no lingering effect. But when symptoms drag out and begin affecting your quality of life, you may be diagnosed with major depressive disorder or depression. Some people often […]
What Is Persistent Depressive Disorder?
Depression is one of the most common forms of mental illness worldwide, but its symptoms are often misperceived as “just a bad day.” But if symptoms linger for months or years and interfere with daily life, you may be experiencing the first warning signs of something called persistent depressive disorder.
Mental Health Experts on Depression
Depression is a widespread and significant medical illness that negatively influences how you feel and how you act. Depression may cause feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities you once enjoyed. While no cure exists for depression, there are several different treatment options available with ketamine infusions being a newer option which […]
How To Diagnose Depression
Depression affects 40 million people in America and nearly 300 million around the world. It’s a leading cause of disability. It can harm anyone no matter gender, age, income, or ethnicity, but symptoms are treatable once you’ve been diagnosed with the illness. But first, you need to know the signs.
Is Depression Curable?
How do you manage the symptoms of depression? Recognizing and managing symptoms of depression over the long haul – nine or more months without recurrence – offers the best chance of you living with the condition, but not being controlled by it.
What To Do When Depressed
It is easy for us to forget that depression is more than just normal sadness. Sadness is a normal human emotion that we all need to feel from time to time as part of a normal human life. Depression is when these feelings of sadness go above and beyond and become debilitating and isolating. Depression […]
Is Depression A Disease?
Is depression a disease? It’s a tricky question. The difference between disease, disorder, and illness is sometimes difficult to find. According to some, it can definitely be classified as a disease. Others who take a more purist approach might argue that the American Psychiatric Association refers to depression only as a disorder and an illness. […]
I’m Depressed – Does That Mean I Have A Disablility?
Mental wellness is a major problem. The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance says that nearly 15 million adults in the United States suffer from depression. A study from the World Health Organization calls depression a leading cause of disability, affecting nearly 300 million people of all ages around the world. WHAT IS DEPRESSION? Everyone feels […]
Do I Have Atypical Depression?
Something doesn’t feel right. Luckily, you and your family haven’t been diagnosed with COVID-19, but you’re fatigued all the time and your appetite isn’t what it used to be. Like millions of others struggling with the global pandemic, it’s hard to function sometimes. You may be suffering from atypical depression. WHAT IS ATYPICAL DEPRESSION? Atypical […]