While the short, dark days of winter trigger seasonal affective disorder (SAD) in many people, the sunny days of summer bring on SAD for a small percentage of the population — 1% according to […]
By Kenneth England, MFT, Primary Therapist, Promises Malibu We’ve all heard the expression, “Man up.” Men have grown up with tough guy heroes as role models and have spent their lives hearing messages that […]
Around 14.8 million Americans suffer from depression, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. It’s the third most common cause of hospitalization for Americans ages 18 to 44 and the leading cause of […]
A new study has discovered a link between exposure to ocean vistas and positive states of mental health.
No one seeks out depression. People don’t typically enjoy experiencing sadness, lethargy and hopelessness. It seems perfectly logical to try to avoid these emotions, not embrace them. However, your dislike of depression and efforts […]
New findings from a multinational research team indicate that the core symptoms of major depression found in American women are highly similar to the core symptoms found in Chinese women. American women have a […]
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a mood disorder related to depression that affects people in the winter months. With those cold months just around the corner, you may be starting to feel the impact […]
Depression is a mental illness and a mood disorder. It goes beyond the usual feelings of sadness, which are mild and short-lived for most of us. Someone with depression feels hopeless and lifeless. They […]
Working women in positions of authority have higher rates of depression than women who lack such status. That is the claim of two University of Texas researchers responsible for a study published in the […]
Depression manifests in so many different ways for different patients that alternative remedies may provide genuine results for some patients.
When clinical depression strikes, what is the best way to receive treatment? Are patients better off checking into a 24-hour treatment facility where they can receive round-the-clock help, or are they better served by […]