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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
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
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 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
Understanding the Different Types of Depression

Understanding the Different Types of Depression

Knowing the different types of depression can give you the advantage of having the best information to understand yourself and the people around you.
by Eric Patterson on July 4, 2018
Depression Symptoms

Recognize the Signs and Symptoms of Depression

It's important to recognize these common depression symptoms in order to receive proper treatment — for yourself or a loved one — and work towards recovery.
by Brittany Da Silva on May 29, 2018
Depression Hurts

Why Does Depression Hurt Physically?

Most people think depression only affects the mind, but depression hurts physically too. What causes depression to hurt and where does it show?
by Lana Barhum on January 30, 2018
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
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
Depression With Psychosis

Yes, Depression Can Cause Psychosis — Here’s How to Cope

Depression with psychosis is when people experience hallucinations and/or delusions during the course of their depression.
by Eric Patterson on January 24, 2017