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When depression hits someone you love, the natural inclination is to try to fix them. However, unlike an injury or other obvious infirmity, depression...
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Modern medicine is too often practiced under time pressure. Doctors are becoming more rushed and might not feel they have the time needed for just a t...
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The word depression covers a broad swath of negative emotions. But to be diagnostic, it has to meet certain criteria, one of which is the length and p...
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If you had to construct a perfect storm for the emergence of depression, Christmas would be a good choice. The shorter daylight hours, the increased s...
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Right after the, “When are you due?” question, probably the most common one for the obviously pregnant is the sincere, “How are you feeling?” The trut...
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Having a baby is a very stressful event, not just for the mother, but for the entire family. The added stress of a new routine, increased responsibili...
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Men and women experience depression in gender specific ways. This is at least partly due to how our culture tells us to behave and the roles men and w...
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While popular myth holds that depression is merely a deficit or chemical imbalance, there is some evidence that depression is itself, a natural state...
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Sometimes called the “baby blues,” new mothers often feel a collision of emotional upheavals, sadness, anxiety, and even depression. Sometimes, these...
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One of the real tragedies of drug addiction is the corruption of our innate mechanisms to feel pleasure. These are co-opted by the addictive substance...

 
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