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....
  • Treating Clinical Depression
    Psychotherapy is always a component of treating clinical depression. Although medications are also usually employed, psychotherapy is critical as it equips the patient with the coping skills necessary....
  • Mood Disorders
    Mood disorders are a category of medical conditions related to depression, anxiety, social phobias, and interpersonal behaviors. These disorders are characterized by a number of symptoms, some physica....
  • Treatment For Panic Attacks
    Treatment for panic attacks can be administered by medication, therapy, and even self help techniques, such as meditation, and self-hypnosis. Depending on the specifics of the attacks, different indiv....
  • Anxiety Management
    Anxiety management is often achieved through medicinal and therapeutic means. Medications can be useful in decreasing the immediate debilitating effects of anxiety and depression. This allows the indi....