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Depression is a complex set of factors that deplete people of the energy and motivation required to function adequately day to day. Depression does n...
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Maybe perfectionism should be listed as a separate suicide risk factor in clinical assessments and interventions. Perfectionism is the tendency to set...
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The switch from junior high to high school is difficult for many individuals, evidenced by an increase in depressive symptoms during this time of tran...
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As difficult as it might be to accept, some children do suffer from depression, and some children do attempt suicide. As many as 2.5% of all children...
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When feeling depressed it can seem as if our mind has a mind of its own, that we have lost control over our thoughts. We may ruminate about an issue i...
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Researchers have reported preliminary findings from two studies which indicate blood tests to diagnose depression might be on the horizon. The First S...
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To be diagnosed with clinical depression, a patient must show five or more of a specific list of symptoms nearly every day over a two week period. The...
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Do you exercise control over your brain’s alpha waves? The more control you exert, the better will be your focus and clarity of thought. Research conf...
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In our mind we tend to categorize things, including aspects of our self. We label our various traits as good, bad, strong weak, lovable, or unlovable,...
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When a problem arises do you tend to assign one negative outcome to it? Assigning a negative outcome to a situation - and dwelling on it - can keep u...

 
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