Major depressive disorder
While the presidential candidate kept trying to explain "normal human despair," the CNN anchor grilled her about comments related to clinical depression.
It's expensive, but it could treat severe PPD in two days.
It's time to stop believing these misconceptions.
Doyin Richards is an author and father of two girls. He was diagnosed with clinical depression. It was only within the last few years that he has shared his struggle with mental illness, and when he did, he was surprised by the overwhelming support within his community.
Mental illnesses are as colorful as they are dark and as deep as those uneducated about them seem shallow. Too often, they remain faceless, minimized, stereotyped, and overwhelming.
It has taken me this long and a dream Ph.D. separation just to get to a conjecture, but at least reasonable conjectures breed solutions, whatever they turn out to be. I already feel less depressed because I am finally taking action. I can almost hear silence again. The road back is less noisy as a result. This in itself makes all the trying and failing, and trying again worthwhile.
Yet as Dr. Richard Byng, a psychologist at the U.K.'s Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and
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“I really believe that having an objective diagnosis will decrease stigma,” Redei, a neuroscientist and professor at the
Six months ago I published a book about depression. In addition to describing my own battles with the beast, I spent a great deal of time explaining in layperson's terms the diagnoses for different mental illnesses as well as the theoretical bases behind prescription drugs, counseling, herbs, supplements, and various "natural" therapies.
So in a few days, I need to figure out a way to bring my job out there into my world. That's my medicine, I think -- my town and the people in it. Just to be near them, to look at their faces and maybe smile and get a smile back.
This holiday season has made grievers of us all, as we mourn the victims of this latest shocking instance of our national epidemic of mass murder. In the midst of sorrow, three issues demand discussion.