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

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Low Self-Esteem and Depression

How Does Depression Affect Self-Esteem?

There is a strong correlation between low self-esteem and depression. Brittany provides her own tips on how to improve your self-confidence.
by Brittany Da Silva on January 2, 2018
Vitamin D and Depression

The Connection Between Vitamin D and Depression

Vitamin D plays an important part in overall physical and mental health. Studies have shown a strong connection between vitamin D and depression.
by Lana Barhum on December 13, 2017
Video Depression in Women video

Everything You Need to Know About Depression in Women

Women tend to eat and sleep more, and there are certain types of depression that is only attributed to females. Learn more about depression in women.
by Elodie Edjang on November 17, 2017
Social Media And Depression

Social Media and Mental Health: 5 Things Everyone Should Know

Social media is linked to increased rates of anxiety, depression and poor sleep. Here are 5 things you need to know about social media and depression.
by Terri Bowman on November 15, 2017
Recurrent Depression: A Difficult Type of Depression to Treat

How to Cope With Recurrent Depression

For most people, depression is a one-time occurrence, but others face relapses of depressive symptoms, a condition known as major recurrent depression.
by Lana Barhum on November 8, 2017
Physical Symptoms of Depression

13 Physical Symptoms of Depression That Are Often Looked Over

Sometimes when we are experiencing depression we focus on the emotional aspect and we overlook the 13 physical symptoms of depression.
by Kristen Schou on November 6, 2017
Video How to Talk to Someone With Depression video

How to Talk to Someone With Depression

Elodie is going to share with you some tips on how to talk to someone with depression without shaming them and how to support them.
by Elodie Edjang on October 13, 2017
Video Misconceptions of Depression and PMDD

Misconceptions of Depression and PMDD

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a condition where a woman experiences depression, irritability, and tension before their period.
by Kristen Schou on September 25, 2017
What Does Depression Feel Like

What Does Depression Feel Like?

"What does depression feel like?" – It can make you feel like a lot of different things, anxious, guilty, lethargic and more. Trevor touches on the subject.
by Trevor McDonald on August 24, 2017
Video Kristen's Depression Diagnosis Story

‘It Is Okay to Reach Out for Help’ – Kristen’s Depression Diagnosis Story

Kristen believes by sharing her diagnosis story, that it will help inspire you to go get diagnosed yourself if you are feeling like you need that.
by Kristen Schou on August 17, 2017