Category Archive: Depression

Aug 01

Why Asking Questions About Work Helps Predict Postpartum Depression

Why Asking Questions About Work Helps Predict Postpartum Depression What if asking questions about your work and how you feel about your job could help diagnose postpartum depression? A new study highlights the benefits of asking questions as a screening tool for women who may be at risk of depression. It is estimated that 20 …

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Jul 18

Why the Label “Mild Depression” Can Be Misleading

Why the Label “Mild Depression” Can Be Misleading Does “Mild Depression” exist, or is it simply misleading and confusing people? It is sometimes used to describe people who do not have severe symptoms. However, it may be creating unnecessary misunderstandings and actually putting people at risk for not getting help. What Is “Mild Depression”? This type of …

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Jul 04

Can Postpartum Depression Affect Men? New Research on Paternal Depression

Can Postpartum Depression Affect Men? New Research on Paternal Depression New research highlights a growing trend of understanding postpartum depression and treating it earlier. In addition to focusing on mothers who are experiencing this condition, there is growing support for fathers who are also struggling after the birth of a child. Paternal depression is a …

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Jun 20

Why Depression is the Leading Cause of Disability Around the World: Shocking New Data

 Why Depression is the Leading Cause of Disability Around the World: Shocking New Data According to the latest statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 300 million people around the globe are suffering from depression. There has been an increase of 18 percent in the number of people who report that they are …

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Jun 06

How You Can Support Your Partner During Postpartum Depression

How You Can Support Your Partner During Postpartum Depression Postpartum depression can affect your entire family, and it is essential that you support your partner. According to Psychology Today, postpartum depression can improve if you show your support and are consistent with your help. There are several steps you can take to help your partner. …

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May 16

Can Melatonin Really Make Your Depression Worse?

Can Melatonin Really Make Your Depression Worse? You have probably heard about the benefits of taking melatonin supplements if you suffer from insomnia or have other sleep problems. However, are you aware of the risks of taking melatonin if you have depression?  Several studies have found that melatonin supplements can actually make the symptoms of …

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Apr 11

Can Your Depression Be Contagious?

Can Your Depression Be Contagious? Depression is defined as a psychological and emotional condition, so it is not seen as a virus or bacteria that can spread to other people. However, Dr. Susan Heitler believes that depression can be contagious in some cases. It is possible for a depressed spouse to make his loved ones …

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