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Low Intensity Methods Aid Depression

From psychcentral.com

By Jane Collingwood Associate News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on March 31, 2014 Recent findings show that self-help books and Internet-based help can benefit even severely depressed people. " Depression is a major cause of disability," said Professor Peter Bower of Manchester University, UK, and colleagues in…

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Types of Antidepressants and Their Side Effects

From helpguide.org

SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) SSRI generic and brand names The SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) are the most commonly prescribed class of antidepressants. They act on a chemical in the brain called serotonin. The SSRIs include drugs such as Prozac, Zoloft, and Paxil.

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You Can't Fight Depression Alone

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Two things happened today that made me want to pound my head against a wall, Charlie Brown-style. The first was that I got an email from a woman who said that she is suffering from severe depression, but that friends and family want her to try to "talk herself out…

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How to Fight Depression and Loneliness Without Outside Help

From wikihow.com

Depression and loneliness often go hand in hand, and can create a negative downward spiral. "Depression" and "Loneliness" are two distinct effects on the mind, but depression often results in loneliness, and vice versa. This will be in two…

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Tips for Parenting with a Mental Illness

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Parenting is a difficult job and a juggling act no matter what. It requires balancing your own needs with those of your child. It involves managing your time, having adequate resources and supporting your child. For parents coping with a mental illness, "these issues are amplified," said Ryan Howes, Ph.D…

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Does Music Cure Depression?

From psu.edu

Whenever I'm feeling particularly down, I tend to isolate myself, put on my headphones and turn on some music. I'm not depressed—I'm quite happy actually—but just like anyone else, every now and then I'll feel a little melancholy for whatever reason. In general, the music I choose to listen to…

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22 Habits of Unhappy People

From infobarrel.com

It is my experience that the more positive habits you have in your life, the more emotional happiness you will experience. Instead of telling you things you should do to make increase your emotional satisfaction, I've created a list of bad habits you should try to correct.

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10 No-Cost Strategies to Fight Depression

From health.com

Your passion for healthy living brought you here - let's keep talking! With the economy stuck in neutral, people have more reasons to be depressed-and less money to treat their depression-than in the past. But even if you are already taking antidepressants or seeing a therapist, there are many things…

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Foods That Fight Depression

From thereseborchardblog.com

The research is in. What you put in your mouth can provide a nice boost to your mood, or make you not to fun to be around. Researchers think brain foods such as those containing omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin B12, and important amino acids like tryptophan cause changes to…

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6 Things to Say to Someone with Depression or Who's Depressed

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Lots of people experience depression, while others just have bad days or just are feeling down on themselves. No matter why they're depressed, sad, or unmotivated to do much of anything, one thing is certain - it's a tough feeling to experience. Depression is isolating - like you're all alone…

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