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Depression is much more than just feeling down. Depression is a serious disruption of a person’s regular way of thinking, feeling, and acting. In...
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The most important thing anyone can do for the depressed person is to help him or her get an appropriate diagnosis and treatment. This help may...
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Postpartum blues and depressionOver half of all women have some mood-related symptoms during the first 2 weeks after childbirth. Most women with...
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Although the majority of people who have depression do not die by suicide, having major depression does increase suicide risk compared to people...
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Every woman is at risk for temporary "postpartum blues" during the first 2 weeks after childbirth, because of sudden hormone changes and the...
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Although you can't prevent the postpartum hormone changes that cause postpartum blues, you can take steps to prevent ongoing postpartum depression...
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Sometimes as human beings, we are subjected to one stressing life event after another. No matter the nature of these negative events of life...
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There may be a number of reasons why a woman gets depressed. Hormone changes or a stressful life event, such as a death in the family, can cause...
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Yes, it is possible that you are suffering, at least in part, from Post Partum Depression.Post partum depression can manifest itself in"...
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I'm sorry you're going through this. I mean, both the depressive episode and the lack of support from your husband.It's surprising how...
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The symptoms of depression in children vary. It is often undiagnosed and untreated because they are passed off as normal emotional and psychological...
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Depression is common in children with ADHD. Exact numbers are hard to come by, given that both ADHD and depression both often go undiagnosed, but we...
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In general, the severe depressive illnesses, particularly those that are recurrent, will require antidepressant medications (or ECT in severe cases)...
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