Abuse And Depression: Is It Really Connected?
Feb11

Abuse And Depression: Is It Really Connected?

Abuse as a basic construct refers to the misuse of something, typically in a manner that is harmful. Abuse can occur between two (or more) people, where a person is being mistreated by another; or it can apply to individuals who make inappropriate use of substances such as drugs and alcohol. Both of these forms of abuse can contribute to depression as the cause or maintaining factor, and so it is important to be able to identify...

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Postpartum Depression: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and More
Jan27

Postpartum Depression: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and More

What is Postpartum Depression? Postpartum depression also known as post natal depression mostly affects women after delivery and is rare in men. The probability of its occurrence in new dads is estimated at 1-25%. In women, after childbirth, it is expressed as strong excitements and feelings of happiness coupled with anxiety which lead to clinical depression. Mood changes and crying spells that are short-lived are common in new mums...

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What is Major Depression?
Jan19

What is Major Depression?

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Depression Prevents Healing of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dec26

Depression Prevents Healing of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Depression and rheumatoid arthritis have long been shown to have an inter-link between each other. This evidence has further been reinforced by the latest research study which has given a more definitive proof that indeed depression slows down the process of recovery in RA patients. Conducted by Alan Rathbun, Ph.D, and his colleagues at the school of medicine, university of Maryland, this study suggests that depression and rheumatoid...

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Special K: Street Drug Ketamine New Hope for People with Resistant Depression
Dec21

Special K: Street Drug Ketamine New Hope for People with Resistant Depression

There is a ray of hope from a street drug referred to as “Special K” for people suffering from treatment-resistant depression. This happens to be a hallucinogenic drug sold illegally in the streets of major cities across the United States. Main Ingredient The main ingredient in “Special K” is Ketamine, which is categorized as a ‘dissociative anesthetic’ 1 which is used in form of powder or liquid as...

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How To Fight Depression Without Prescription Drugs?
Dec18

How To Fight Depression Without Prescription Drugs?

Depression can overwhelm every aspect of your life. All you have to ensure is that it doesn’t incapacitate you. Though manageable with medication, depression can be treated or managed without prescription drugs. This is the most recommendable approach since you won’t have to become dependent on antidepressants. Here are a few suggestions on how you can fight depression without necessarily seeking professional advice: Eat a...

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Don’t Let Stress Make You Sick
Nov24

Don’t Let Stress Make You Sick

Helen Burnett, a nurse in Midwestern psychiatric hospital starts her working day with a 15-minute prayer and meditation. She recounts on how relaxation helps while she goes about her regular tasks at work. To help her cope with the modern stressful workplace, politics and tedious paperwork, that gives common person headaches, Burnett is always faced by the difficult task of dealing with psychotic clients who behave in all sorts of...

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6 Natural And Quick Ways To Overcome Anxiety
Nov22

6 Natural And Quick Ways To Overcome Anxiety

In reference to the National Alliance of Mental illness, anxiety disorders is one of the most common mental health in the United States that is affecting one in every five people at any given time. There are various types of anxiety disorders ranging from worry, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder to panic disorder. Although these conditions can be treated with medications,...

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Top 10 Juice Recipes for Depression
Nov04

Top 10 Juice Recipes for Depression

You have probably heard that some foodstuffs could be beneficial in treating different conditions like depression. But you may be wondering whether they work or not. Why would doctors recommend the complicated antidepressants anyway? Well, there is mounting evidence that some of the natural ingredients which occur in traces in foods, herbs, plants and other organic sources could help treat depression among other health problems. Here...

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Top Rated Antidepressants of 2014
Jul21

Top Rated Antidepressants of 2014

Life throws you curve balls, and oftentimes, these trials take their toll on you. You can’t eat, sleep, smile or even function normally. You just want to be alone and one by one, you see things in a negative light. Things turn darker. It could be depression. What should you do? It may be time for you to admit that you need help. People are in constant search of a help, especially when it comes to coping with anxiety. The...

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