Category: Depression

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How to Enjoy the Holidays When You’re Far From Family

Sometimes, life has a way of throwing a wrench in plans, and for whatever reason, we find ourselves away from the people who mean the most to us during the holiday season. Sometimes, this causes us to have a sadness that is pervasive and persistent, and if this is the case, you may consider seeking…
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October 25, 2018 0
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The Effects of Hazing or Bullying on College Students

Hazing and bullying are two of the most serious issues students may have to contend with during their college years. For many students, this is the first time they are living away from home and their families. As a result, the need to feel like they belong to a new peer group may result in…
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September 28, 2018 0
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Coping with Seasonable Affective Disorder

The weather is dreary. The sun goes down much sooner in the day. You’re in a funk that you can’t seem to get out of lately. If you feel this way, you may be suffering from winter depression, or seasonal affective disorder. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) affects 4 to 6 percent of people. Women are…
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January 29, 2016 0
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The Value of Mindfulness in Treating Depression

Depression is a mental state where people often feel like they lose control of their lives. Something goes wrong and they need it to feel right again. It does not mean that something is wrong with the person, but just their perspective of the situation has changed. That is why often depression happens after specific…
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September 11, 2015 0

Bipolar Disorder:  Managing Emotions through Psychotherapy

Can I overcome bipolar disorder? That is one of the biggest question I get from patients. They want to know the best way to manage their emotions from this mental illness, but are frustrated at finding the right path to accomplish their goals. That is why in this article we talk about some of the…
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May 14, 2015 0

Mindfulness and Guided Imagery for Anxiety and Depression

Your mind is one of the most powerful tools in the world. It has the ability to help you see what is in front of you and provides a better understanding of who you are. This is also the spot where you begin to feel thoughts of depression, anxiety, and fear. To help you redirect these thoughts,…
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April 9, 2015 0

Post-Partum College Years

College depression is increasing. According to the Cooperative Institutional Research Program annual survey, The American Freshman: National Norms Fall 2014, 9.5% of the 150,000 students polled frequently felt depressed during the past year. This is up from 6.1% in 2009. Additionally, 34.6% “felt overwhelmed” school and other commitments. This compares to 27.1% in 2009. It…
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March 13, 2015 0

Successfully work through the emotional side of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is not the end, and can be the impetus to positive change in your life. While it is a tough, debilitating disease, recent advancements in medicine and psychology have shown vastly improved methods to conquer multiple sclerosis. I have known individuals who had MS for over 30 years, and the quality of their life…
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March 1, 2015 0