Depression - Treatments

How Good and Bad Events Can Trigger Depression

For some, even positive life changes can bring on bouts of severe anxiety or depression. But there is good news.

Caffeine: The Good, The Bad And The Unhealthy

Many of us start our day with a cup, but when we start relying on coffee to feel awake and energized, we're addicted to the caffeine it contains.

Establishing a Routine to Better Manage Bipolar Disorder

Sticking to a regular routine can help balance the ups and downs of bipolar disorder, but for some, establishing a routine can be a major challenge.

America’s Mental Health Crisis

Not only is access to mental health care declining, a new study finds the majority of psychiatrists don’t accept health insurance.

The Long Shadow of Child Abuse

Why victims of child abuse can find themselves struggling with mental health issues decades later.

Is There a Connection Between Creativity and Mental Health?

There's a common belief that writers and artists are more likely to have mental health issues than the general population. We explore if there is any truth to this relationship.

5 Ways to Fight Fear

What are you afraid of? We ask a few pros for their top tips on working through what scares them.

Can Drinking Wine Make You Happier?

One study has found that moderate consumption of wine may improve your mental health. But don't uncork that bottle of Chardonnay just yet!

What Are Your Depression Treatment Options?

Both talk therapy and medication can help with persistent sadness. Here's how to get started.

How to Cope With Trauma

It's not only life-threatening incidents that can lead to persistent feelings of helplessness, depression, grief, or extreme anxiety. Learn more about how to move through trauma.

Meditation's Effect on Depression

Depressed? Adding meditation to your treatment plan may help. Here's why.

How to Comfort Someone With Bipolar Disorder

Though efforts are underway to raise awareness, you can do your part by acting compassionately toward those living with this condition.

Nervous Breakdowns: What You Need to Know

While some people are at higher risk, nervous breakdowns can happen to anyone. Here's what to look for.

The Facts About Depression

Recognizing the symptoms and seeking treatment for this mental illness can help keep it under control.

Could Motherhood Cause OCD?

Find out why new moms are at increased risk and how to get help.

Grapefruit Juice and Meds: A Dangerous Combo

Grapefruit juice can increase the potency of certain drugs, converting them to life-threatening doses. Here's what you need to know.

Key Treatments for PTSD

Here are five common therapies that have shown promise for those with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Chiropractic Care: Benefits Beyond the Back

Spinal manipulation is a helpful element of ongoing pain treatment for many. Learn what to expect from your visit to the chiropractor.

Can Overthinking Lead to Depression?

Stop the replays and hit "pause". Ruminating over a problem may lead to an even bigger one: depression.

Neurofeedback Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

With this therapy, brain waves are "trained" to keep mood more stable.

How Blood Sugar Affects Your Mood

Don't let your blood sugar swings result in mood swings. Use these preventative tips to keep an even keel.

Can Worrying Lead to PTSD?

In small doses, worrying can keep you in check. But in excess, it can be downright debilitating.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Myths and Truths

With so many stigmas surrounding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), it's especially important to separate fiction from fact.

Can You Erase Fear From the Brain?

A new study has zeroed in on a promising approach to erasing painful memories from the mind. This research may lead to improved treatments for anxiety disorders.

Could Ketamine Treat Depression?

Discovering new treatments for mental health diseases is a complicated endeavor with plenty of dead ends. Sometimes, however, an impractical finding opens the door to new possibilities.

Could You Be Bipolar?

We all have our ups and downs; however, if they're too extreme, it may be indicative of a larger issue.

Dysthymia: The Other Depression

Dysthymia is a depressive condition that isn’t quite as severe as full-blown depression, but lasts longer and can affect your life in many of the same ways.

Ho'oponopono: The Hawaiian Secret to Happiness

In a time of high-tech medicine, can a simple technique involving nothing more than the power of your own mind be the key to health and happiness?

Are You Neurotic?

While some symptoms of neurotic behavior are natural, displaying too many could have a negative effect on your relationships.

The Emotional Benefits of Mindful Breathing

Paying attention to your breath could put you on the fast track to stress relief.
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