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Depression is at an All-time High in America

There is a silent group suffering in the shadows of the American machine that struggle with a powerful nemesis known as major depression. The increase has been steady and on the rise for the last twenty years in this country. The demographics have skewed lower and lower impacting the youth of this nation. Due to […]

side effects of antidepressants

Side Effects of Antidepressants and Alternative Treatment Options

When you seek out a doctor to get help for depression you hold out high hopes for that prescription they place in your hand. Antidepressants have been the core treatment solution for clinical depression for decades now. You hurry to the pharmacy and begin the trial, certain that these little pills will hold the key […]

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TMS and Pharmacology Helps Treatment- Resistant Depression

Depression. That one little word is responsible for so much suffering, so much despair. Unlike a common health condition where you just go to the doctor and receive medicine that will cure it, depression often defies treatment efforts. Depression continues to be a mysterious, complex mental health disorder that challenges the psychiatric community at large […]

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What to Do When Depression Doesn’t Go Away

When we think about being ill, we might picture ourselves shivering with a fever under the covers. When we are sick with a health event we are down for the count, unable to do pretty much anything. We languish in bed and skip work. We are surly and frustrated because all we want to do […]

Best OCD Medication

Best OCD Medication and Alternative Treatment Options

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder that features a repetitive pattern between obsessive fears and the compulsive actions taken to alleviate the fears, often keeping the individual trapped in the vicious cycle. OCD can be highly disruptive to daily functioning and a challenge to interpersonal relationships, as well as a source of embarrassment […]

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 […]

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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 just as […]

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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 […]