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Depression is a mental state of mind. Considering the recent incidents and happenings in one’s life. The phase or a set period of time is fixed lurking on the gloomy side. Everything sounds and appears dull, meaningless and without any purpose. Symptoms of Depression: Depression is a mental illness just like a cough and flu in physical parameters. However, the play of symptoms as in on the basis it is distinguished are: Deprivation of sleep causing insomnia. Less hunger and appetite. Excessive negative thoughts. Suicidal thoughts. Irritation, agitation, and gloomy feeling. The need of solitude and being aloof from others. […]
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Depression is really hard to talk about. There are so many cases in which people live with the condition for years until anyone notices the truth. Symptoms associated with the condition are normally associated with other things and this can easily lead to various big problems. Since depression can easily lead to death if it reaches a specific point, helping those that deal with this is something that revolves around friends and family members. If you want to help someone deal with depression, there are some things that are very important and that have to be remembered at all times. […]
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The last few years have seen serious cuts in provision of mental health care against a background of increasing hardship for many people and a rise in suicide rates. The Five Year Forward View ‘Taskforce’ report for mental health, published on 15th February, promises major investment in mental health services in England. But what does it offer from the perspective of those of us who experience depression? The first line of help for most people with depression is their GP and primary care in this country is under a great deal of strain at the present time, with some people […]
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No one wants to talk about their suspicions of mental illness. For most people, the very thought of bringing it up is terrifying. At the same time, you need to get an accurate diagnosis of your problem so that you can receive proper treatment. Here’s how to discuss your concerns with your doctor. Recognize Objective Symptoms There are many objective symptoms of depression. For example, a person with depression may withdraw from society, stay away from friends, cut off close relationships, and start giving away personal possessions. Other symptoms include unusual forgetfulness, and the inability to remember details of events […]
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How can swimming in a pool reduce depression? Depression is not simply sadness, or feeling down. Depression is considered an illness that occurs as a result of chemical imbalances in the brain. Swimming actually can help reduce depression for several reasons, one of which is that it helps stimulate production of brain chemicals that elevate mood and outlook. Depression – What is it? Who is affected? Depression is not any typical sadness. Sadness is natural for any human being, and everyone will experience sadness throughout their lives. However, depression is a physical illness with more symptoms than just being unhappy. […]
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When you’re depressed, it often feels like nothing in the world can make you feel better. Depression is a devious disorder, because the symptoms it creates can discourage you from completing the very actions or seeking the help that would begin your recovery. Lack of energy, low self-esteem and dwindling excitement are some of the symptoms that make it hard to get out of a depressed state. For anyone experiencing this stuckness, it’s important to remember that depression is a very common and highly treatable disorder. By treating it like any other physical disease and taking the actions that will destroy the […]
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Gordon McKay urges us to have a proper conversation about mental health. Isn’t it about time those claiming to have mental health problems stopped making life so inconvenient for the rest of us and stopped whining and got on with their lives in the way that the rest of us have to? Apparently so in the eyes of the British media. Two of the most recent widely covered reports on mental issues were following comments from media ‘personalities’ Jeremy Clarkson and Janet Street-Porter. Jeremy Clarkson following on from his laugh a minute routine suggesting that striking public health workers should […]
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