Tagged as Symptoms of Depression

Men generally try to portray a strong, unemotional front. However, men are just as likely to suffer from depression as women. In fact, over 6 million men struggle with depression in the United States every year. Yet, their struggles tend to be - different than the symptoms faced by women. Still, these symptoms damage relationships, impair a work performance, and interfere with his ability to make decisions...
October 15, 2021
Antidepressants have changed the face of modern psychiatry. For many people, these medications are an important and necessary part of their therapy. But whether reducing intake to move to another medication, or to try a different therapy, to eliminate a drug-interaction, or some other reason, sometimes, we have to cut ties with an existing antidepressant. And in this case, doing so slowly is not only...
August 12, 2020
“Are you still watching?” This is the slightly shame-inducing message Netflix sends a watcher’s way after they’ve consumed too much programming in a single session. It's an automatic message prompted by three shows consumed without interruption. The intention of this message may have nothing to do with discouraging binge-watching, but it certainly is a good reminder that it may be time to switch the...
April 6, 2020
Counseling and therapy are more mainstream than they were in the past. According to -Barna-, approximately 42% of Americans will see a counselor at some point in their lives. And most of them benefit greatly from it. Approximately 76% have "very positive" or "somewhat positive" experiences. Even so, making the decision to see a therapist can be a difficult one. Individuals who may benefit from therapy...
December 16, 2019
Depression is hard enough when it doesn’t affect your intimate life. But it can be downright devastating when its treatment also strips us of that one vital pleasure. Antidepressants cause sexual dysfunction in many users, but there are solutions. Some people find it’s a side effect that wanes over time if they wait it out, while others may need to switch to a different antidepressant or add a new...
November 14, 2019