Therapy can be one of the most beneficial types of treatment for a variety of life’s challenges. Often referred to as “talk therapy” or, more formally, psychotherapy, it can help you: Overcome or learn to manage a mental health disorder Work through emotional issues and psychological “blocks” Gain clarity and perspective when life throws you [...]
Two recent studies have found certain behaviors and tendencies in young adults and children that seem to be connected to depression. First, rumination, or a tendency to brood and think about problems and what has gone wrong, is found concurrently with depression in young people. Another link has been found between depression and rashness or [...]
Chances are high that either you or someone close to you has struggled with depression. It is one of the most common mental health issues today, which is why antidepressant medications are prescribed with such staggering frequency.
With so much stigma associated with “mental illness“, despite the fact that we’re now in the 21st century, it’s no wonder that many people are reluctant to see a therapist. You may assume that if you need to see a “shrink” you must be really screwed up or have a serious disorder. The reality is, [...]