As someone who has battled on and off with depression for about twenty years now, I am increasingly frustrated by the amount of people who seem to doubt depression is a real illness.
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Many of us are hit with one or more signs of depression every day. It's time to put some focus on this sneaky, silent stalker. It's lurking in our mind, masquerading as mood swings in the beginning.
Until recently, the Veterans Administration (VA) denied veterans' suicidal deaths were an urgent problem. New data reveals alarming statistics.
After taking Effexor for four months, I went away for the weekend and forgot my pills. After a few days I started experiencing with drawls so terrifying that I thought I was dying.
Sometimes people find it difficult to share their feelings in the workplace due to discrimination or stigma. Could you give someone at work the support they need if they are suffering from depression? Would you know...
Millions of people each year are affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is the tendency to become depressed during the dark winter months, and in some cases the summer months.
We all know what depression is. Everyone has experienced a bout of depression at some point in life. It’s natural to be depressed for a while after the death of a loved one, a divorce, a job loss, or some other...
Depression can happen for many reasons. Sometimes it is environmental, or genetic. There are many factors that can cause depressive symptoms. We are learning more about this mood disorder.