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Major Depression in the U.S. is More Common Than You Think

As the summer months start to get underway, not everyone enjoys the warmer weather and more opportunities for socializing. Major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States. This condition can interfere with one’s [...]

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Understanding Youth with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

The ADHD-Mental Health Connection…Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder can be a significant issue for children and teens and can negatively impact their mental health. Symptoms including lack of focus, mood swings, frustration and [...]

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Mental Health of Teen Girls is Declining

Study shows disturbing trends in the mental health of high school girls A new study[1] from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the mental health of a significant proportion of high school girls is in jeopardy. Levels of [...]

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Treatment-Resistant Depression

Depression affects more than 8% of all Americans at some point in their lives, according to data collected in 2020.[1] While depression is a common, it is serious disorder that can be debilitating. How people think, feel and manage daily activities, [...]

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Look on the bright side – optimistic people live longer

There is a good reason to start the New Year believing that the champagne glass is half full. It could add years to your life. Two recent studies from the National Institutes of Health report that both men and women who take a more optimistic view [...]

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Breaking Common Myths About Mental Hospitals

Fear of the unknown makes it difficult to seek help for anxiety, depression and other mental health issues, especially with the negative way social media, television and movies portray mental health facilities. This representation furthers the stigma [...]

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Does Teletherapy Really Work?

Tele-mental health services have been around a lot longer than COVID. Teletherapy is now available from mental health providers who also see people in person, and some mental health professionals only work remotely. But some people question whether [...]

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What Parents Need to Know About Mental Health Care and Teens

Parents may be among the first to notice when a teen starts to suffer with depression, anxiety and other mental health issues. Whether it is loss of interest in normal activities, lack of enthusiasm, irritability, anxiety, poor concentration or [...]

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