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About Depression

For years I have suffered from depression, at different levels, some of them being major episodes and some more on a dysthymic (low-grade chronic) level. What is depression? There is a tendency to use the word depression to describe periods or episodes of sadness that each of us experience from time to time. And for […]

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Six Powerful Ways To Fight Depression

Depression can get the best of anybody, but how we deal with this overwhelming condition makes the difference between bouncing back or giving in. Look at your depression as a problem you can solve with creative thinking, rather than something you have no control over! The following six tips are a great place to start. […]

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Different Types of Depression – Six Common Categories

According to common categorization, there are six different types of depression, which range from relatively mild to severe. Following is a description of each of them. 1. Major (or clinical) depression This type of depression is what many people normally know about. This is the classic depression or what is often referred to as clinical […]

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How To Manage SAD Or Winter Depression With Simple Lifestyle Changes and Self Help

Are you are one of those many people who just want to curl up in a duvet as soon as winter hits? As the days get shorter if you find yourself feeling moody and tired you might be suffering from SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. There are some things you should be doing to help […]

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Depression and Insomnia

Are you depressed? Do you have insomnia? Have you ever wondered whether there is a connection between the two? Troubled sleep has been considered a hallmark of depression. At least 80% of depressed people experience insomnia. About 15% of depressed people sleep excessively, and early morning awakening has also been linked to depression. One study […]

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Are There Many Causes For Depression?

Before we look at the cause, or more accurately, causes, of depression, let’s have a quick look at the symptoms. We’re discussing clinical depression here, not just a day or two of feeling a bit ‘down’. Clinical depression is often called a mental illness, but the fact is it can have as many physical symptoms […]

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