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Physical Factors for Postpartum Depression

Though many mothers may struggle with postpartum depression, some women are more likely to experience it than others. If you find yourself dealing with any of the following physical, psychological, or social factors, know that each one adds another depth to your depression that affects how you interact with your baby and even how you […]

Selective Reuptake Inhibitors (SRIs) 101

For many years, the use of medication in the treatment of depression has been one of the most widely discussed topics concerning mental health. Among the various medications used in such treatments, SRIs are some of the oldest and most-studied. “SRI” stands for Selective Reuptake Inhibitor. This title refers to the biological mechanism by which […]

Psychotherapy for Depression 101

Apart from pharmaceuticals, one of the more popular treatments for depression is going to counseling or therapy. Therapy, like all things, is not always successful for everyone. However, it has helped countless individuals and should at the very least be considered an option. There are several different methods of therapy: • Psychoanalysis looks into a […]

Sleeping Tips for Seasonal Affective Disorder

If you struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), chances are you might be sleeping too much. Or perhaps, you aren’t sleeping enough. As silly as it may seem, sleep problems can wreck all kinds of havoc on our lives, and they need to be dealt with. We all require different amounts of sleep. In order […]