Tag Archives: Depression

PTSD and Quality of Life: New Research

Research on PTSD identifies which symptoms are related to decreased quality of life. Continue reading

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Return of the Light

Every year on the first day of winter I stop and remember that each day following gets progressively longer and brighter. Instead of focusing on how dark it is today, I can celebrate the returning of the light come tomorrow. Continue reading

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Don’t Give Up

Research identifying that many depressed clients discontinue medication treatment prematurely raises questions about how this applies to talk therapy as well. Continue reading

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Coping with Suicide Loss

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention(AFSP) has so much useful information available on their site. I want to share the following handout from AFSP with you on Coping with Suicide Loss. Continue reading

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Depression as Injury Repair Gone Wrong?

Research linking depression to stress-induced brain injury that can lead to chronic neuroinflammation Continue reading

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