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Eric Patterson
Eric Patterson
May 17, 2019
Is depression hereditary? A family history of depression can make you predisposed, but there's no way to tell whether you'll become depressed in the future.

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Dealing With Depression and Memory Loss

Dealing With Depression and Memory Loss

Evidence suggests depression and memory loss are linked. So, what contributes to depression’s impact, and what can be done about it?
by Eric Patterson on May 9, 2019
Stress and Depression

Understanding the Link Between Stress and Depression

Stress and depression are linked in a number of ways, and learning how to manage your stress can help you to better control your depression. Find out why.
by Angela Finlay on April 9, 2019
High-functioning Depression

What Are the Signs of High-Functioning Depression?

High-functioning depression is a difficult type of depression to detect. On the outside, the person appears fine, but internally they may be struggling.
by Jo Jackson on April 2, 2019
Depression Brain Fog

Depression Brain Fog and How to Cope

Poor concentration is a common symptom of depression, but depression brain fog is so much more than that. Learn how to prevent and manage it here.
by Natasha Devine on March 26, 2019
Understanding Situational Depression

What Is Situational Depression and How Is It Treated?

Situational depression and clinical depression are similar at first glance, but when looked at with a better understanding, the differences become clear.
by Natasha Devine on March 19, 2019
Lesser-Known Depression Symptoms

Are You Familiar With These Lesser-Known Depression Symptoms?

Not all depression is the same, and not all people with depression are the same. It pays to familiarize yourself with lesser-known depression symptoms.
by Eric Patterson on March 13, 2019
Depression Self-Help

Find Out Why Depression Happens and How to Help Yourself

Everyone has their bad days but there are some of us that cannot shake the blues. Try these depression self-help tips to lift your spirits and improve mood.
by Yvonne Banks and Krystina Ostermeyer on March 5, 2019
Major Depressive Disorder

Understanding the Causes, Signs and Treatment Options of Major Depressive Disorder

Major depressive disorder is characterized by a low mood and a loss of interest in activities and relationships, for a minimum of two weeks.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on February 19, 2019
Depression and Energy

What Happens to Your Energy Levels When You Have Depression?

When you have depression, your energy levels are impacted significantly. Read on to discover some ways to improve your depression and energy levels.
by Jo Jackson on February 5, 2019
Dealing With Depression and Headaches

The Connection Between Depression and Headaches

Depression and headaches or migraines often occur together. Consider these solutions to help ease the pain of depression-related headaches.
by Eric Patterson on January 8, 2019
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