Chronic Depression: Risk Factors, Symptoms & Treatment

Chronic depression is a lingering mental disorder characterized by a constant bad mood, lack of physical activity, health problems, and negative thoughts. The depressive disorder is considered chronic if its symptoms last two or more

Ways to Support a Postpartum Mother

It is estimated that nine to sixteen percent of new moms suffer postpartum depression. While there is increased awareness, there are many moms who suffer from this condition but lack support from their families. By

How to Help a Schizophrenic Dealing with Depression

Schizophrenia is a serious and often debilitating condition that wreaks havoc on the lives of those who are diagnosed as well as their loved ones. Helping someone cope with a dual diagnosis of schizophrenia and

The Midlife Crisis at the Age of 30

What’s a midlife crisis? Around the age of 30 a person suffers from a  “midlife crisis”, a turning point in development related to their conceptions of life that were built between 20 and 30 and

Depression in Children: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

It is believed that depression occurs in adults, unworldly and “disappointed in everything” people. Or, in extreme cases, teenagers – with their boyish maximalism, first one-sided love, problems with classmates or parents. But, in reality,

Psychotic Depression – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Psychotic depression is a severe mental disorder, which is characterized by the occurrence of typical depressive signs and symptoms of psychosis. Those are hallucinations, delusions, disorientation, depersonalization, derealization, and others. According to data, a person who

Depression and Anxiety: Do I Have Both?

Depression and anxiety are two closely interconnected concepts, and often do not exist without one another. Anxiety is a significant symptom of depression. Anxiety is characterized by increased worry and fear. Anxiety may be temporary,