When Do You See A Doctor If You Have (Or You Think You Have) Depression?

When Do You See A Doctor If You Have (Or You Think You Have) Depression?

If you have depression, or at least you think you have one, you must realize that you should not diagnose yourself. You need to have a healthcare practitioner that is skilled to give you a correct assessment and professional diagnosis…

Real Men, Real Depression! (Mental Health Matters)

Real Men, Real Depression! (Mental Health Matters)

Depression is a serious but treatable medical condition – a brain disease – that can strike anyone, including men. In America alone, over 6 million men have depression each year. Whether you’re a company executive, a construction worker, a writer,…

Depression

Depression

Depression is a very serious matter, which does not discriminate. Depression doe not care what your age is, what gender you are, or even what your race or social class is. Depression can often make a person feel sad, helpless,…

Understanding Depression and Menopause

Understanding Depression and Menopause

As women approach midlife and menopause one of the things to be on the lookout for is depression. While menopause is not thought to be a cause of depression the two can occur at the same time. What is believed…

Depression Treatment

Depression Treatment

Depression is of two types one is Major Depressive Disorder and the other Bipolar Disorder. The two are different which require different treatments. The symptoms of the former involves sadness, excessive crying, loss of pleasure, sleeping too much or too…

Warning Signs Of Adolescent Depression

Warning Signs Of Adolescent Depression

We are all concerned about the health of our children from the moment that they emerge into the world, but an overlooked aspect of their health could turn out to be one of the biggest factors. A child’s mental health,…

Climbing Out Of Depression

Climbing Out Of Depression

One man is scaling each continent’s tallest mountain to heighten global awareness of depression. Twenty years after the suicide death of his father, mountain climber Joe Lawson formed Expedition Hope to help raise awareness of depression and the risks of…

Depression - Disorderly Conduct

Depression – Disorderly Conduct

People tend to sense uncertainty to the real meaning behind the word depression, trying to determine the difference between a depressive illness to that of a miserable mood can be tricky at times. In the medical world doctors use the…

Misdiagnosing Narcissism - The Bipolar I Disorder

Misdiagnosing Narcissism – The Bipolar I Disorder

(The use of gender pronouns in this article reflects the clinical facts: most narcissists are men.) The manic phase of Bipolar I Disorder is often misdiagnosed as Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). Bipolar patients in the manic phase exhibit many of…

Knowing Why Depression Happens

Knowing Why Depression Happens

Having a person you know and love have the depressions is a depressing situation as well. Watching the wallow in their loneliness and sadness can cause a great rift between the two of you. This comes from fear as well…