The levels of stress that a person experiences in their daily life can have a strong impact on their mental health. Studies have revealed that longer work hours can cause symptoms of depression, especially among adult women. This is even more of a problem now that people have round the clock access to work through… Continue reading Higher Depression Rates: Linked to Women Who Work Long Hours
When someone has a mental illness, their goal is often to reduce their symptoms as much as they possibly can. Unfortunately, certain conditions can be chronic which makes it much more difficult to manage and ever fully eliminate symptoms. Many people live with chronic and persistent depression also known as dysthymia which can be treated… Continue reading Persistent Depressive Disorder Also Known as Dysthymia
When women reach the age when they experience menopause, they must go through a lot of physical and hormonal changes that can affect their wellbeing. Declining estrogen levels can cause women to go through a lot of dramatic emotional changes. Along with physical symptoms such as hot flashes, many women also deal with some feelings… Continue reading Menopausal Depression
Even though every parent wants to be as healthy as possible in order to raise their children, the reality is that sometimes parents must deal with mental illness by hiding depression from their kids. Depression is a common problem in the U.S. and many parents are struggling to raise their kids while also trying to… Continue reading Hiding Depression from My Kids
Everyone responds differently to stress and some people may have negative reactions that affect their mental health. Depending on genetic factors and many other variables, an individual may be more susceptible to stress and feel overwhelmed by it while others might feel energized and want to overcome the challenge. People that are more sensitive to… Continue reading Depression as a Response to Stress?
When someone suffers from depression it can affect every aspect of their life from their family, their relationships and especially their performance at work. Going to work requires the kind of energy and focus that can be difficult to tap into when you are coping with depression. Someone with very severe depression may find it… Continue reading Going to Work with Severe Depression