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Should You Use Medication for Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Though some people decide to use light therapy or a specific diet to combat their seasonal affective disorder (SAD), others may benefit from taking medication. Here is some information that can help you decide whether or not medication is right for you. Is Medication Right for You? Some basic questions to start out with focus […]

Dealing with Depression – Change Your Perspective

Things aren’t always as they seem. It’s easy for us to interpret a situation based on what we see and hear, but we don’t usually have all the information. This is particularly true when we’re experiencing depression. We get short-sighted and our view of the world is not necessarily correct. That’s why it’s important for […]

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 […]