By Sherry Amatenstein, LCSW — 2020
Unlike clinical depression, adjustment disorder is often triggered by a significant change in a person's life. Treatment is important. Here's what you need to know.
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Cancer patients often get depressed simply because having cancer can be a depressing experience.
Feelings of depression are common when patients and family members are coping with cancer. It's normal to feel sadness and grief. Dreams, plans, and the future may seem uncertain.
Most of us will resist getting out of bed, even if it’s just a second of internal grumbling. But if you experience depression, getting your day started may not be so much of an annoyance as it is a seemingly impossible feat.
What is the difference between symptoms that may arise in response to situational stress compared to signs of serious depression? How do you know if what you feel is normal and will pass, or needs further attention?
It is understandable if the coronavirus pandemic has put you in a funk, but depression should be evaluated and treated.
Deep despair is the reason behind many cases of depression. How can you escape from the seemingly endless darkness? Read on to discover the answer!
Often, disabled people have their disability treated, but they don’t have their emotional or spiritual needs addressed.
The author and clinical psychologist Andrew Solomon examines the disabilities that ramps and designated parking spots don’t address.
ADHD and depression are commonly coexisting conditions with some overlapping symptoms. The link between the two is complex.
According to research, approximately 20 percent of the population will experience depression at some point in their lives—this statistic increases to almost 60 percent in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).