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Depression — What It Is & How To Recognize It

Feeling depressed and having depression Photographed by Ben Lamberty. Despite lots of advancements in the psychology world, many aspects of depression remain mysterious, to mental health professionals and their patients alike. The video below, one of the latest from TEDEd, suggests that this is due to the condition’s intangibility — depression isn’t a cold or […]

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MIND Guest Blog A new study opens a door to more biologically based categories of major mental illness By Thomas R. Insel ©iStock.com If you are unfortunate enough to develop acute chest pain this winter you will probably be assessed by a clinician who will order a battery of tests to determine if your symptoms […]

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    “Dude, what’s your problem?” by Josh Lewin I have learned that anxiety and depression go hand-in-hand, and there is no shame in having either — although it’s tough for many people to get their arms around that concept. When I struggled with both in my last couple years as the Texas Rangers’ baseball […]

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  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Online     Adriana Barton The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Dec. 14, 2015 3:06PM EST   Let’s say you’ve been down in the dumps for months, but are leery of taking psychiatric drugs. Your doctor may recommend cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), a form of “talk therapy” that focuses on changing […]

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      BY Dareh Gregorian NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, November 12, 2015, 1:55 PM     At least 8% of New York City residents suffer from symptoms of depression, a new report by the city Department of Health says. We're the Big Blue Apple. One in five New Yorkers have a mental health […]

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Do you know that 1 in 4 Americans will suffer from some form of mental illness in any given year? Do you know that approximately 60% of adults, and almost 50% of youth, ages 8 -15, with a mental illness received no mental health services in the previous year? Do you know that serious mental […]

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    That Is A Sign Of Mental Illness Ingrid Vasquez RSS Feed I remember the first time I knew something was wrong. I was in my junior year of high school when I thought about what would happen if I purposely fell down the stairs. I'd always been an overachiever, but being the year […]

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              "I think it's partly the changing of the seasons, but fall is also filled with so much scheduling and newness," said Borchard, founder of Project Beyond Blue, an online community for people affected anxiety and depression. Borchard is not the only American stressed out by this season. While […]

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Have you ever felt ashamed about skipping out on a plan or event because of mental illness?       Gabi Garrett on Just The Way You Are Oct 11, 2015 • 1:00pm Like Us On Facebook     I have. Would the same apply if you had a health issue, such as a minor headache, […]

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What doesn't kill us, makes us stronger—and can sometimes become a gift.    Posted Oct 10, 2015  Gregg McBride The Weight-ing GameSHARE TWEET EMAIL MORE   Source: Gregg McBride It wasn't so long ago that I was physically attacked while walking to the gym one morning. This was during a walk I had been making for […]

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