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  • Five things to do when you’re really sad
    There is a difference between sadness and depression. Learn what to do when you're sad and need help getting back to yourself again. Read more
  • 5 Things to Do When you Can’t Get Out of Bed Because of Depression
    For many people living with depression, sometimes the most difficult thing to do is something most take for granted every day: getting out of bed. Here are some tips to get your day started. Read more
  • Chronic illness and its link to depression
    Can chronic pain lead to depression? Can depression lead to chronic pain? Read on for the link between chronic illness and depression. Read more
  • What is Trichotillomania?
    Trichotillomania or trich (that’s the short form) is a disorder that causes people to pull out hair from anywhere there’s hair, like the scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, underarms, legs, even the pubic area region. Read more
  • Pyromania
    Pyromania is an impulse control disorder, a mental illness characterized by a person’s need to set fire. It is not an intention to hurt or destroy – it is just to satisfy an inner obsession to set fire. Read more
  • Holiday Depression - Is there such a thing as holiday depression?
    Holiday depression, or holiday sadness, is quite real. Holiday depression begins as autumn leaves start falling throughout the country, brought on by the first hints of Thanksgiving and often carrying through until New Year’s Day. Read more
  • Am I Depressed or Sad?
    Are you depressed or are you sad? Learn more about the difference between depression and sadness today. Read more
  • Depression and impulse control disorder
    With such grave reports on conditions like depression and impulse control disorder leading to suicide, it’s no wonder that many mental health professionals are being exceedingly diligent on caring for those who are currently living with or have a history of these conditions. Read more
  • Perfectionism: another facet of anxiety
    Perfectionism, characterized by a person’s need to be perfect using unattainably high standards and a desire to succeed at any cost, is considered a personality trait and not necessarily a disorder on its own. Read more
  • Psychotherapy and the treatment of depression
    Often, psychotherapy – or “therapy,” as it’s more often called – is the first line of defense, the first kind of treatment suggested to people suffering with depression. Psychotherapy is designed to help you find recovery from depression by giving you the opportunity to talk to a mental health professional in a safe, secure and confidential space. Read more
  • 7 signs of Intermittent Explosive Disorder
    While angry behavior could be attributed to various types of anger disorders, intermittent explosive disorder is explicit and defined. Intermittent explosive disorder, a chronic disorder known to begin in childhood, and which can continue to adulthood, is characterized by sudden and repeated episodes of violent, aggressive behavior and/or hostile verbal outbursts Read more
  • 5 Ways to Deal with Depression
    What is depression and how do you treat it? We've got 5 tips for dealing with depression that you can start doing today! Read more
  • Depression and ADHD
    Experts have said that depression is over two and a half times more prevalent in those with ADHD or ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) than adults who don’t have either condition. Adults with ADHD may have difficulty concentrating, focusing, completing tasks or remembering directions, similar to children with ADHD. Read more
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