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Concealed Depression

In America today, roughly 19 million people suffer from depression. It is estimated that at any given time, three to five percent of adults are experiencing a major depressive episode, and 2 of every 100 kids and 8 of every 100 teenagers … Continue reading

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Blessed are those of us who face mental and emotional struggles

Michael A. King is dean at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Harrisonburg, Va., publisher of Cascadia Publishing House, LLC, and a blogger and editor at Kingsview & Co. This article has roots in presentations at Eastern Mennonite School for Leadership Training 2013 and at the Mennonite Church USA Phoenix … Continue reading

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Talk Therapy May Beat Light Treatment for SAD: Study

FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) — As winter’s short days approach, more people will suffer from the depression of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Now, new research suggests that talk therapy is better than light-box therapy in preventing relapses of … Continue reading

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What is Depression, symptoms and its causes

Depression isn’t an impermanent weakness sign or change in your mood. Rather it can be defined as a real medical illness showing several cognitive, emotional, behavioral as well as physical symptoms. Now that when you know – What is Depression? … Continue reading

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Mindfulness therapy as good as medication for chronic depression: Study

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) may be just as effective as anti-depressants in helping prevent people with chronic depression from relapsing, scientists said on Tuesday. Depression is one of the most common forms of mental illness, affecting more than 350 million … Continue reading

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Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study

A new blood test is the first objective scientific way to diagnose major depression in adults, a new study claims. http://www.webmd.com/depression/news/20140916/blood-test-spots-adult-depression-study

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How I overcame depression

In essence, what I shared in that speech was that depression can be overcome, but it takes a village. You never know what sharing your concern may mean to someone in pain. My pastor recently told me I have become … Continue reading

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http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article509399/Depression-stalks-long-term-job-hunters-Gallup-survey-finds.html

http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article509399/Depression-stalks-long-term-job-hunters-Gallup-survey-finds.html It shows in their monotone voices. Their flat facial expressions. Their reluctance to leave the house, to engage with family and friends. Depression overtakes about one in five Americans who have been unemployed for a year or longer, according … Continue reading

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Getting Help for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Getting Help for Treatment-Resistant Depression Treating depression of any sort can be challenging. You need to work closely with your health care providers to see an improvement in your symptoms. But if you have treatment-resistant depression, the challenges are even … Continue reading

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How I learned to live after trying to end my life

How I learned to live after trying to end my life I am a mother, a wife, a college graduate, an executive, a marathon runner and a member of the church choir. And I am mentally ill. I attempted suicide … Continue reading

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