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Struggling with Depression? These Healthy Foods May Help

  • Last Updated: September 10, 2019

Did you know that a combination of factors (hormonal imbalances, genetics, chronic illnesses, and high stress levels) can cause you to spiral into the deep depression? Researchers are trying to determine

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The Effects of Having a Parent With Bipolar Disorder – Observations by a Family Therapist

  • Last Updated: August 8, 2019

As a Marriage and Family Therapist and Family Psychologist, I have interviewed and treated many clients who grew up with a parent suffering from bipolar disorder (manic depression). Here are my observations

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Is My Child’s Sadness Normal? Or Is It Depression?

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: April 21, 2019

Depression is usually associated with adults. The thought of a child being depressed is something that seems unimaginable to parents and caregivers, as depression seems like something that develops as

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Depression in Children and Teens

  • Medically reviewed by Dr. RY Langham
  • Last Updated: December 23, 2018

Depression is a type of mood disorder that tends to run in families. That is why it is so important to treat depression symptoms as soon as they arise. The good news is treatment can prevent the most

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