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Can You Go to Rehab for Depression?

The leading cause of disability, major depressive disorder impacts about 16.1 million adults and 25 million people of all ages in the U.S., and more than 300 million people worldwide. Depression is a serious but treatable mental health disorder characterized by intense feelings of sadness, emptiness, hopelessness, anger, or apathy. Although many people respond to…

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Is Alcohol a Depressant?

Many people drink alcohol to boost their mood. But sometimes, they feel moody after a drink instead. Because of this, you might wonder, “Is alcohol a depressant?” Understanding how alcohol affects your brain can help you benefit from alcohol addiction treatment.  Is Alcohol a Depressant? Alcohol is a recreational drug people usually consume for several…

Finding Depression’s Breaking Point

At what point does an emotionally healthy person cross into depression, and can it be predicted? One depression therapy is to ask patients to record their mood throughout the day in order to track mood patterns and potential triggers. What if your smartphone were to question you repeatedly through the day about how you were…