Major Depressive Disorder
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What is Major Depressive Disorder? [Video Blog]

Major Depressive Disorder is a very common mental disorder which presents in many different forms. The severity ranges from mild, moderate, and severe. Depression affects the way you think, feel, and behave. Knowing if you or someone you know…
helping someone with depression

Helping Someone with Depression: 5 Ways to Be Supportive

Sometimes it is difficult to know how to approach a loved one about their depression. Watching someone suffer from depression can cause tremendous pain and can result in the non-depressed person feeling a mix of emotions including loneliness,…
Ways to Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder
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Feeling SAD? 7 Ways to Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder

As a Brit, you’d think I’d be used to gloomy weather. But having spent several years living in sunny Los Angeles, I have to admit - I’m nervous about the upcoming winter. Because exposure to sunlight plays a crucial role in emotional balance,…

Meds for Mental Health?

Picture this scenario: you are seeing your primary care doctor for your annual checkup and your doctor tells you that your blood pressure is high. You are frustrated as your blood pressure has been high over the last several years despite following…