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Gender and Depression

Gender plays a significant role in how depression affects individuals. Depression doesn’t discriminate, but women are more likely to experience it than men. In fact, women are nearly twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression as men. People in the LGBTQ IA+ community also experience depression at much higher rates. Many factors contribute to …

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Anxiety vs. Nervousness: Managing Mild Anxiety

Anxiety, panic disorder, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and even post-traumatic stress disorder are all classified as anxiety disorders by mental health professionals. In order to be diagnosed with one, you must meet certain criteria: the way in which you experience your symptoms must be severe enough, appear often enough, and become disruptive enough to be called …

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Depression has a Negative Impact on Your Social Life

For those suffering from depression, the basics in life, like having a simple conversation, can be difficult. It’s a catch 22: you’re depressed so you don’t feel like making the effort to put yourself out there and be social. But, being introverted and anti-social can make you feel closed-off and rejected, which fuels your depression. …

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Is Your Anxiety Getting Worse?

You may find that you want to close yourself off from seeing friends or meeting new people due to anxiety. That you feel the need to say “no” to invitations or have an escape plan in order to make it through the day lately. The more you try to alleviate the feelings of worry or …

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What’s the Difference Between a Personality Disorder and a Mood Disorder?

It’s often hard to tell the difference between mental health conditions—particularly for those untrained in psychology. Talking to your doctor or another treatment specialist is the best way to get insight into what you’re facing. However, breaking down the difference between mood disorders and personality disorders can also help. Key Characteristics of Mood Disorders Mood …

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Coping With Anxiety During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has induced mounting anxiety in millions of people across the United States. With stocks steadily dropping, small businesses closing their doors for good, and mounting fatalities each day, it’s no wonder emotions are running high. Historically, economic downturns have triggered growing depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and suicides among those most impacted by …

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Teen Depression Rates Among Children of Divorce

Divorce is a common occurrence in our culture and with it comes a great deal of upheaval for families. Children are the most vulnerable, and as they grow, their chances of becoming depressed increase. In fact, studies show that teen depression rates among children of divorce have a sharp increase, as compared to teens whose …

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Is Bipolar Disorder Making You Feel Lonely?

Everyone experiences loneliness at times. But having a mental health issue like bipolar disorder can increase your chances of feeling lonely, and that, in turn, can make your mental health worse. If you’re wondering if bipolar disorder is making you feel lonely, contact the experts at Promises Behavioral Health today. Is Bipolar Disorder Making You …

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