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Male Stroke Survivors Have Higher Risk of Suffering Depression Than Females

According to a new study published in the September, 2012, issue of Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation[1], depression following stroke is a big problem…

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10 Myths About Post Natal Depression

Post natal depression, or PND as it is often referred to, used to be a taboo subject that was very rarely talked about and very…

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Depression and Pregnancy: Is Taking SSRI Medication Safe?

For most women, finding out that you are pregnant is the happiest moment of your life to that point in time. Carrying a child is…

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In the Genes: Is Depression Genetic?

Depression is a topic that gets everyone talking today, which is fantastic progress considering that it was a taboo topic of conversation a couple of…

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Effects of Anxiety and Depression on the Brain

Anxiety is feeling of fear and worrying, awaiting a future disaster but it is not disabling as the psychiatric anxiety disorder. People with physical illnesses…

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Natural Ways to Avoid Depression During Times of Economic Hardship

There are certain things we know about mental health issues today we didn’t know about in years gone by. Depression is far more understood today….

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Epigenetics – Life Experiences As Depression, Change How the Brain Cells Work

Brain development is encoded in the set of genes we are born with, our chromosomes. Chromosomes are composed of 50% DNA and 50 % protein…

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Why am I Depressed?

Have you been feeling depressed lately and you don’t know why?  Here are some ideas and other questions you can ask yourself to hopefully better…

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A Balanced Approach to Antidepressants

When we make decisions, we have to weigh the potential good of something against the potential bad.  The nature of this decision is nowhere more…

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Paxil, Prozac, Zoloft Weight Gain

Are you taking or considering taking an SSRI antidepressant like Paxil, Prozac or Zoloft – and are you worried about the potential for weight gain?…

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