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,

Dysthymia: Types, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

What is Dysthymia Dysthymia (or mild depression) is a chronic depressive disorder, mild, lasts for a long period of time, symptoms are expressed for two or more years. The concept was coined by Robert Spitzer, this term is