ARTICLES RELATING TO DEPRESSION

Types of anti-depressants

2016-02-11 15:03

Diagnosing anxiety disorders

2016-02-04 13:18

A diagnosis of anxiety depends a lot on your description of the symptoms you are experiencing.

Types of Anxiety Disorders

2016-02-04 11:50

Your anxiety cannot be treated unless you know what type of anxiety you suffer from. Listed below are some of the more common types.

Treating anxiety disorders

2016-01-21 13:34

Anxiety can be treated medically, with psychological counseling, or independently. Ultimately, the treatment path depends on the cause of the anxiety and the patient's preferences. Often treatments will consist of a combination of psychotherapy, behavioral therapy, and medications.

Why I stopped using anti-depressants

2015-12-09 09:19

It's been five years and Cath Jenkin shares with us her decision to get off the pill.

Antidepressants saved my life

2015-09-28 00:00

This reader shares with us what she thinks about medical treatment for mental illness.

5 telltale signs of depression

2015-09-01 00:00

Feeling powerless, bleak and beyond help? We all suffer from the blues now and again, but if these feelings persist it might be time to see a professional.

Could some acne medications cause depression and suicide?

2015-08-12 16:23

CyberShrink discusses the side-effects of Accutane, a very effective acne medication, one of which appears to be severe depression.

Airline CEOs fret over pilots' mental health

2015-06-09 15:55

The psychological evaluation of pilots has come under the spotlight during a panel discussion among CEOs at airline body Iata's annual general meeting.

All the sad places

2015-06-08 11:49

Books might not be able to completely cure depression, but they do get you through some of the worst times.

 

Types of depression

2016-02-11 13:09

There are several different types and sub-types of depressive illness, just as heart disease may present in different ways. Three of the more common forms are:

Symptoms of anxiety disorders

2016-02-04 12:38

Recognising anxiety disorder symptoms will ensure prompt treatment before it becomes disabling.

Pregnant moms should be screened for depression

2016-01-28 10:11

Experts urge for screenings during and after pregnancy.

Preventing anxiety disorders

2016-01-21 13:03

There's no way to predict for certain what will cause someone to develop an anxiety disorder, but you can take steps to reduce the impact of symptoms if you experience anxiety

Living with borderline personality disorder

2015-10-09 13:44

'Mommy' blogger, Coral-Leigh Stuart-deLange, shares her story about living with mental illness.

How poverty may be fuelling hidden depression

2015-09-09 11:38

About 20 percent of South Africans live on less than R350 per month and this kind of poverty could be having real impacts not only on people’s physical health but also their mental well-being.

Happiness among teens can be infectious

2015-08-19 13:56

Teenagers can feed off peers' happiness, allowing them to forget about depression, a study suggests.

Depression may shrink part of our brain

2015-07-01 12:25

A recent study found that people with major depression had a smaller hippocampus, the area of the brain involved with forming new memories.

Suffering from postnatal depression? You are not alone

2015-06-09 15:10

Don’t feel ashamed or embarrassed for suffering from postnatal depression. It is not your fault. And it is more common than you think.

Facebook addiction linked to depression

2015-06-04 11:03

A small Polish study showed that internet addiction often co-occurs with other disorders, such as depression, loneliness, sexual dysfunction, or other addictions.

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