Everyone knows the feeling. You hit a rough patch and just don’t feel like yourself. Others notice you’re in a funk but you put on a brave face and vow to push through it. But depression and loneliness do not work that way. Especially in a year like 2020, you cannot afford to push down your emotions and tell yourself things will be better … [Read more...]
Treating Your Depression Helps Your Relationship
You may be aware of the effects of your depression on yourself and your daily life, but have you considered that treating your depression helps your relationship? The good news is that when you get help, so does your relationship! 5 ways treating your depression helps your relationship Renewed interest in activities you … [Read more...]
Am I Depressed? 13 Related Symptoms and Transitions
Symptoms of Depression These are some common symptoms of depression: Feelings of hopelessness Lack of interest in things you used to enjoy No interest in planning for the future Difficulty concentrating Persistent sadness Feeling empty Loss of interest in sex Significant weight loss when not dieting, or weight gain … [Read more...]
Depression Treatment & Pregnant Women: Meds or Therapy?
In a New York Times article (April 26,2016) entitled "Treating Pregnant Women for Depression May Benefit Baby, Too," writer Nicholas Bakalar discusses a study showing the health risks for babies whose depressed mothers weren't medicated, and the physical benefits for the babies of depressed women who took anti-depressants during their … [Read more...]