Depression

  • Recession Depression
    During times of economic turmoil, Americans are left feeling scared. Businesses are struggling to pull through and waiting for a miracle to happen; for many, it won't come soon enough. Times are so to....
  • Why People Self-Injure
    There are many reasons an individual may turn to self-injurious behavior. Self-injury is, at its essence, a maladaptive coping mechanism for dealing with extreme or overpowering emotions. ....
  • Self-Injury
    Self-injury is the deliberate harm of one’s own body during periods of high emotional tension or stress which damages tissue or leaves marks that last for more than five minutes. ....
  • Economic Depression: How Are You Coping?
    Reluctant policymakers and government officials, are finally acknowledging the fact that the United States has entered into a period of economic depression. Although its effects have been felt throug....
  • Holidays, Stress And Depression: Coping Strategies
    Every year it seems that commercials on tv, advertising the Christmas shopping season, start earlier and earlier. It used to be Thanksgiving weekend when the onslaught of the buying frenzy began, with....
  • Depression Signs & Symptoms in Teens & Adults
    The depression feels like a black curtain of despair coming down over their lives. Teenage years are always a troubling time, with the numerous physical, emotional, psychological and social changes th....
  • Herbs For Depression
    One of the more well-know herbs for depression is St. John's Wort. This is available as an herbal supplement, and is intended as a natural substitute for serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant me....
  • Natural Antidepressants
    In recent years, many people have been turning to natural antidepressants as an alternative traditional psychiatric medications. Many psychiatric meds require a period of dosage adjustment and switchi....
  • Antidepressant
    The term "antidepressant" usually refers to a collective group of medications used for treating depression, anxiety, social phobias, and other psychiatric ailments. However, in recent years the term h....
  • Natural Remedies For Anxiety And Panic Attacks
    Natural remedies for anxiety and panic attacks can range from simple self-help and relaxation techniques, to behavioral or cognitive therapy, to the use of natural supplements. Natural supplements inc....