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What Is Chronic Depression

What Is Chronic Depression It is estimated that in the United States approximately 17 – 18 million Americans suffer from depression every year. Of those people, only 5 to 6 million people actually seek treatment. This is unfortunate, because depression is a treatable medical condition. About 80% of those that have sought treatment have reported that their lives were significantly…

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What Can Be Done for Depression

What Can Be Done for Depression? All of us get depressed from time to time and it is not uncommon for us to have a case of the blues. That doesn’t mean, however, that you are suffering from a problem with clinical depression. This difficulty is something that affects millions of people in the United States alone and it can…

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Using Visualization to Fight Depression

Using Visualization to Fight Depression Not every answer for combating depression can be found at the bottom of a medication bottle. There are other ways of handling the condition including visualization. If you feel like you are experiencing a strong level of depression, it is best to seek out a physician to have the condition evaluated in diagnosed. Different patients…

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Understanding Depression and What Causes It

Understanding Depression and What Causes It Before we talk about what depression is, let’s dispel some of the myths and misunderstandings about depression. First off, if you are depressed it does not mean you are weak. Both Winston Churchill and Abraham Lincoln are both revered heroes — and both suffered from serious depression during their lives. In fact there are…

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Understanding Depression

Understanding Depression Winston Churchill described his depression as a black dog that followed him around constantly. The sad truth is that not much has changed in the way depression is stigmatized in society today than it was when Mr. Churchill was walking his black dog. It is still an issue that those suffering from the illness feel must be swept…

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Understanding Childhood Depression

Understanding Childhood Depression Childhood depression is on the rise in America and other developed countries. It is estimated that as many as one in thirty children will experience depression at some point, and all indications are that this number is rising. The reasons for this rise in childhood depression are not fully understood, but if you believe that your child…

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Treating Mild Depression Naturally

Treating Mild Depression Naturally It is normal to experience periods of feeling down, but if you are feeling sad for weeks or months at a time then it could be that you are suffering from depression. There are different degrees of severity when it comes to the disorder. Sometimes people with mild depression are able to overcome their depression without…

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Treating Depression With Antidepressants

Treating Depression With Antidepressants Although many medical professionals are recommending talking therapies for treating depression, the prescription of antidepressants is still commonplace. There are currently over thirty different kinds, so a patient may be prescribed several variants before finding the optimum drug for their needs. However, all antidepressants function in a similar way. How Do Antidepressants Work? All groups of…

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Treating Depression Does Not Need to Be Intimidating

Treating Depression Does Not Need to Be Intimidating Treating depression does not need to be an intimidating experience, at a time when the individual already feels overwhelmed. The information disseminated by family, friends and the physician can often be overwhelming to the individual attempting to overcome their condition. However, the tips below can provide comfort to those that suffer with…

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Tips For Helping A Loved One With Depression

Tips For Helping A Loved One With Depression If you’ve never suffered from depression before, then it can be hard to relate to and help your loved ones suffering from this terrible affliction. We want our friends and family to be happy and enjoy life, and when they don’t, for sometimes apparently no reason, it can make us frustrated. The…

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