tms and pharmacology

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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TMS Treatment for OCD and Anxiety

For individuals who struggle with either anxiety or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) each day is punctuated with challenges to be overcome. Held captive by the symptoms of these disorders, many choose to isolate themselves rather than face the many obstacles placed before them. This only leads to loneliness and further impairment, not to mention loss of […]

what is the best treatment for severe ocd

What is the Best Treatment for Severe OCD?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a chronic mental health disorder that shares many features with anxiety disorder. Depending on the severity of the OCD, this disorder has the capability of causing serious impairment in daily functioning. OCD is a chronic mental health disorder, so the treatment goals should focus on improving daily management of the symptoms. […]

when depression doesn't go away

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 […]

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Austin Mental Health Treatment

People are increasingly coming to the realization that our mental health is just as important to overall wellness as our physical health. In fact, science continues to provide evidence of the link between these two systems, and how an illness of the mind can actually aggravate or promote illness of the body, and vice versa. […]

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Treatment for Mental Health Austin, Texas

Maybe a recent event has left you saddled with stubborn depression symptoms. Perhaps a long ago trauma has haunted you, leaving you with persistent insomnia or interpersonal problems. Or maybe, out of nowhere, you have developed a panic disorder. Whatever the cause or outcome of the psychological problem, getting the professional expertise of a mental […]

Is Depression a Disability

Is Depression a Disability or a Temporary Condition?

The complexities involved in a depression diagnosis are quite broad. For some individuals, a brief episode with major depressive disorder (MDD) may resolve in weeks, where others may be incapacitated by the same disorder for years. Each MDD diagnosis will feature unique characteristics anyway, but the mystery remains as why some will get better while […]

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 […]

gut health and depression

The Possible Connection Between Gut Health and Depression

The gut is the new research frontier when it comes to learning more about what causes depression. That’s right, the gut. There are new studies that point to a potential link between the human microbiome, the bacteria, fungi, viruses, and archaea that reside in the gastrointestinal system, and depression. While that may seem a stretch, […]