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  • 5 things you need to know about coping with depression

    1. Take One Day at a Time It sounds like a cliché, but taking each day and each hour one at a time can help you cope with depression. Don't become overwhelmed with what you have to do tomorrow or next week. Focus on one task at a time, and have friends, More >> 5 things you need to know about coping with depression.pdf  
  • 7 Myths of Depression

    While depression is indeed a serious mental disorder, it is no more serious than most other mental disorders. Having a mental disorder doesn’t mean you’re “crazy,” it just means you have a concern that is negatively impacting how you live your life. Left More >> 7 Myths of Depression.pdf  
  • Alternative Treatments for depression

    If you have depression and are considering using a complementary and alternative form of therapy, it is important to seek the advice of your health care provider. More >> Alternative Treatments for depression.pdf  
  • An Introduction to Depression

    Depression is the common cold of mental disorders — most people will be affected by depression in their lives either directly or indirectly, through a friend or family member. More >> an introduction to depression.pdf  
  • Behavior therapy: how it can help your depression

    For those who have suffered from depression know how serious it can be.  Depression is defined as a state  of low moods and an abnormally high aversion to activity. It can cause debilitating feelings of sadness, helplessness and hopelessness.  More >> Behavior therapy how it can help your depression.pdf  
  • Causes of Depression

    Related to the discussion of the causes of clinical depression is something called, "risk factors." Essentially, we are all at risk for developing a depressive illness. People of all ages, races, and social class can become clinically depressed. No one is More >> Causes of Depression.pdf  
  • Challenge negative thinking

    Depression puts a negative spin on everything, including the way you see yourself, the situations you encounter, and your expectations for the future. More >> Challenge negative thinking.pdf  
  • Cultivate supportive relationships

    Getting the support you need plays a big role in lifting the fog of depression and keeping it away. More >> Cultivate supportive relationships.pdf  
  • Depressed Parents and the Effects on Their Children

    Schools are reporting more and more children entering who seem to be unable to meet the basic demands of sitting, paying attention, and controlling themselves. More and more children are placed in special ed programs. The number of children on Ritalin is More >> depressed parents and the effects on their children.pdf  
  • Depression & Anxiety

    Anxiety is a characteristic feature of most people. In its 'normal' form, it helps with vigilance, learning and general performance. In short, anxiety is useful. However, in excess it starts to work against us. Extremes of self-focus and apprehension quic More >> Anxiety and Depression.pdf  
  • Depression and discrimination

    79% of people who have been diagnosed with depression say they have experienced discrimination because of their mental disorder. More >> Depression and discrimination.pdf  
  • Depression and gender

    Depression is more common among women than among men. Biological, life cycle, hormonal, and psychosocial factors that women experience may be linked to women's higher depression rate. Researchers have shown that hormones directly affect the brain chemistr More >> Depression and gender.pdf  
  • Depression and Television Use

    According to critical voices, it was television that provided your first sense that there was something wrong with you. More >> Depression and Television Use.pdf  
  • Depression as a Modern Life Disease

    Is Depression a Modern Life Disease? Ask yourself what causes you stress easily. More >> Depression as a Modern Life Disease.pdf  
  • Depression at Work

    Sooner or later depression forces you to make changes in your worklife. More >> Depression at Work.pdf  
  • Depression in Older Adults and Elderly

    Have you lost interest in the activities you used to enjoy? Do you struggle with feelings of helplessness and hopelessness? More >> Depression in Older Adults and Elderly.pdf  
  • Depression is a very real and serious problem for both children and teens

    Research has shown that childhood depression often persists, recurs and continues into adulthood, especially if it goes untreated. The presence of childhood depression also tends to be a predictor of more severe illnesses in adulthood. More >> Depression in Children and Adolescents.pdf  
  • Differences between Sadness and Depression

    Traumatic happenings, like losing a house in a hurricane or suffering through a divorce, can sometimes trigger the same array of symptoms associated with clinical depression: insomnia, weight loss, exhaustion and feelings of worthlessness, thoughts of sui More >> Differences between Sadness and Depression.pdf  
  • Do You have the Winter blues?

    Many Britons become depressed in winter and suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or have low spirits or "the winter blues" during the winter months. So if the short, dark days are getting you down, what can you do to feel like yourself again? More >> do you have the winter blues.pdf  
  • Helping a depressed senior and alternative medicine

    The very nature of depression interferes with a person's ability to seek help, draining energy and self-esteem. More >> Helping a depressed senior and alternative medicine.pdf  
  • How Common is Depression?

    Author: Ian Murnaghan The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 450 million people throughout the world struggle with a mental health problem. Depression is a major category of mental health distress affecting people of every age, back More >> How Common is Depression.pdf  
  • How Depression is Treated

    The first step to getting appropriate treatment for depression is a physical examination by a physician. Certain medications as well as some medical conditions such as a viral infection can cause the same symptoms as depression, and the physician should r More >> How Depression is Treated.pdf  
  • How Dogs Help Symptoms of Depression

    Dogs can help symptoms of depression because they are pack animals and instinctively form close bonds with other members of their "pack" or family. By their very nature, they will help provide emotional support to other members of their pack by being loya More >> How Dogs Help Symptoms of Depression.pdf  
  • How to Deal With a Depressed Parent

    Having a parent who is suffering from depression can be a difficult situation to live in. More >> how to deal with a depressed parent.pdf  
  • How to stop being depressed about love?

    When love turns sour and depression sets in, is there a way out? More >> How to stop being depressed about love.pdf  
  • How yoga can help

    Everyone feels "blue" from time to time, but when depression deepens or persists for a long time, it can suppress your energy for living and make you more vulnerable to disease by dampening the immune system. More >> How yoga can help.pdf  
  • I Can’t Be Depressed… I’m a Guy!

    Over the last few years, more and more men have been strong enough to stand up and declare that they suffer with depression. That has led to some really nice coverage on the subject. More >> i can't be depressed, i'm a guy.pdf  
  • Is Your Child Depressed?

    Many people think that depression affects only adults. In fact, children and teenagers can be affected, too. More >> is your child depressed.pdf  
  • Keep a regular sleep schedule

    Getting in sync with your body’s natural sleep–wake cycle—your circadian rhythm—is one of the most important strategies for achieving good sleep. More >> Keep a regular sleep schedule.pdf  
  • Low mood and depression

    Most people experience ups and downs in their life, and during the difficult times can feel unhappy, depressed, stressed or anxious. This is a normal part of life. More >> Low mood and depression.pdf