Types of OCD

What Are the 5 Different Types of OCD?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, is a mental health disorder included under the umbrella of anxiety disorders. OCD is characterized by recurrent thoughts based on fear, worry, or control, referred to as obsessions. These obsessive and irrational thoughts produce intense distress in the individual, leading them to respond by compulsive behaviors that help to mitigate the […]

different therapies to treat depression

Different Therapies to Treat Depression

Depression is a complex and mysterious mental health disorder that continues to vex the psychiatric community. One patient might show dramatic improvement on a specific antidepressant, while another taking the same drug may experience no improvement at all. One form of psychotherapy may lead to amazing therapeutic breakthroughs with one patient, but that same psychotherapy […]

resources for veterans with mental illness

Resources for Veterans With Mental Illness

One issue that should matter to every American citizen is the health and wellbeing of our military. Whether they are active duty or veterans, having important sources of help to manage a mental health disorder is imperative. These individuals have put their lives on the line in many cases, selflessly serving the country for our […]

crippling depression symptoms

Treating Crippling Depression Symptoms With TMS

Depression is a complex and mysterious mental health disorder that affects over 16 million U.S. adults each year. While in some cases the advent of a depressive episode may be linked to distressing life events, such as the death of a loved one, divorce, loss of a job, or a serious medical diagnosis, it is […]

antidepressant side effects comparison

Antidepressant Side Effects Comparison to TMS Therapy

What can be more frustrating than suffering day in and day out with persistent depression, only to find no intervention that seems to work? With one antidepressant trial after another, not only did they not relieve the awful symptoms of depression, but instead were rife with highly unpleasant side effects. It is no wonder that […]

treatment plan for dysthymia

Treatment Plan for Dysthymia When SSRIs Fail

One of the most elusive and frustrating mental health disorders is dysthymia, also referred to as persistent depressive disorder. Basically, individuals who suffer from dysthymia are held hostage by key depression symptoms for more than two years. Many of these people experience impairment across various aspects of daily life, even potentially becoming debilitated by the […]

Newest Treatments For Drug Resistant Depression

You have already spent the past four months trialing three different antidepressants, none of which offered any relief for you stubborn case of depression. It is taxing, to say the least, to continue to hope for success each time a new drug is trialed, only to have hope dashed yet again. To make matters worse, […]

TMS OCD Treatment

The Benefits of TMS OCD Treatment

Fans of the old 1970s sitcom, The Odd Couple, may remember Felix Unger, the character whose obsession for neatness and order typified obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), if only as a very minor depiction of the common mental health condition. Felix would scurry around the apartment he shared with his very messy roommate, Oscar, fussing over every […]

major depression recurrent severe

Major Depression Recurrent Severe Treatment With TMS

Major Depression Recurrent Severe Treatment With TMS Being trapped in a cycle of depression, with recurring depressive episodes rendering its victims helpless to this serious mental health disorder, can be totally debilitating.  No sooner do you feel hopeful that maybe, just maybe this time you have overcome the major depression and can reclaim your life […]

Alternative Treatments for Depression

Alternative Treatments for Depression

Alternative Treatments for Depression It is natural to avoid admitting you might have a mental health condition that needs to be treated professionally.  Most of us humans have a certain pride about being able to manage our lives, and having a mental health disorder, such as major depression, just doesn’t fit that scenario.  Acknowledging that […]