The History Of Madness – Infographic



"People are crazy and have always been. But the ways we've dealt with the off-kilter have changed drastically over time..." Take a look over this infographic created by Best Counseling Degrees to … [Read more...]


How Depression Affects The Heart



Depression hits us all from time to time and it can have a serious impact on our eating habits, our social life, and overall general well-being. Recent research has shown that depression can have … [Read more...]


Battling depression



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Top Six Depression Tips- Struck By Living



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Maude – Walter’s Crisis, Part 2 (Season 5, Episode 5) 2/2



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Chonda Pierce at Charles Stanley’s church



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How My Skin Condition Devastated Me (And Created Me A New Life)



This is the first in a series of articles by Johnny Palmer of http://AbsRightNow.com. He talks about how his skin condition turned his life into bouts of depression, nothingness and how he has used … [Read more...]


The teenage brain and how it works



Just as nutrition in the early childhood years is crucial to a schoolchild’s IQ, the experiences of the adolescent brain can affect behavior as adult. It was always assumed the brain is fully … [Read more...]


In pursuit of happiness: who’s happy and who’s not and why



Okay, so now we know that years and wrinkles bring happiness. But there are other factors aside from age that contribute to our well-being, right? Male vs. Female Gender seems to play a role in … [Read more...]


When people are having a melancholic Christmas



‘Tis the season to be jolly but not everybody is celebrating/has something to celebrate this Christmas. There are many reasons why people are melancholic rather than merry this Christmas. Let us look … [Read more...]


Anxiety and depression in the elderly



As we age, we sometimes experience anxiety, mood swings and depression. These symptoms affect our quality of life and can have some significant on physical and mental health. Women seem to be … [Read more...]


The health benefits of hiking



If I tell you I did not do a single jogging run last week, you’d think I’m getting slack and lazy, right? Well, not quite We (I and my family) just got back from a week of autumn holidays in the … [Read more...]


Autumn is stressful time for some, relaxation for others



It is interesting how the season affects our moods. Scientists attribute this mainly to changes in the day length and weather conditions. But it seems there are other factors involved. A recent … [Read more...]


Cyber bullying is a major source of depression among children



Bullying is a real part, if rather sad fact, of life. I always worry over my 2 second graders and what is going on in the school yard where the traditional bullying usually happens And then there … [Read more...]


Lethal combination: depression and heart disease



Heart disease is a serious physical disorder. Depression is a serious neurological disorder. The two together makes a dangerous combination that is more lethal that when these disorders exist alone. … [Read more...]


Cells in your eyes that help your sleep



Your eyes are very much involved in your sleep patterns – way beyond the physical involvement of opening and closing your eyelids. Rods are cells in our eyes basically detecting light. Our brain and … [Read more...]


Female sexual dysfunction and diabetes



Diabetes comes with a lot of complications, including sexual dysfunction. There has been a lot of research on the relation between type 2 diabetes and erectile dysfunction (ED) in male patients with … [Read more...]


Coming soon: blood test for depression?



The quest for biomarkers for certain disorders and diseased has kept biomedical scientists busy in recent years. Their efforts have borne fruit in the discovery of biomarkers in the blood that help in … [Read more...]


Heart, Mind and Sex: how they are linked



When we think of erectile dysfunction, we think of infertility and impotence. However, there this sexual disorder actually goes deeper than just plain sex. Depression, sexual dysfunction and heart … [Read more...]


Depression in MS patients



As if pain and impaired mobility are not enough, multiple sclerosis (MS) patients are also plagued by another comorbidity – depression. It is estimated that people with MS have up to 50% lifetime risk … [Read more...]


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