Ten million people are affected by seasonal depression. It has been reported that 6 percent of those are acutely affected and may even end up in the hospital for treatment of their symptoms. Onset of seasonal depression can begin in the teenage years or the adult years. Symptoms may be misdiagnosed for other symptoms at
According to a report in the Journal of Psychiatric Nursing, 40 million men and women in America have diagnosable codependency, such as self-love deficit disorder. Most of those defined as codependent are women. Until recently, descriptions of codependency have traditionally focused on characteristics that make a person seem weak. The term itself is confusing. Treatment
Seasonal Affective Disorder, newly named seasonal or winter depression may affect over 10 million Americans yearly. It is an extremely common mood disorder that is a collective battle for family and friends of those suffering. Blah. Meh. Some good; some bad. Crappy. Tired. Leave me alone I just want to sleep. If you have heard
Is your teen one of the 3.2 million who had a major depressive episode last year? We are seeing a large rise in teen depression rates, but there are ways that you can help raise awareness of this phenomenon. The National Institute on Mental Health reports 3.2 million represents 13 percent of the teen population.
If you’ve recently received a diagnosis of depression, don’t take that to mean the end of the road for you. Depression treatment is available. While it won’t be easy, educating yourself about the disorder and the many treatments that can be available to you, will go a long way. Being aware of your symptoms and