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....
  • Anxiety Treatments
    While less serious anxiety can sometimes be countered with simple relaxation techniques, any significant degree of anxiety requires more intensive measures. Anxiety is usually treated with a combinati....
  • Treating Depression Naturally
    Although there are many medications available for the treatment of depression, many people are now choosing to seek out alternative treatments. Many psychiatric medications, especially antidepressants....
  • Clinical Depression Symptoms
    Clinical depression is diagnosed in the presence of several key symptoms. These symptoms are evident in either mood, behavior, or thought patterns. After a combination of these symptoms are found, doc....
  • Self Help For Anxiety
    Self help for anxiety can be administered through a number of approaches. These include therapeutic, medicinal, dietary, behavioral, and cognitive. Even minor anxiety, if left unacknowledged, can even....