Latest articles published - Depression
Telling someone who is depressed "just snap out of it" or "it could be worse" is not helpful
Jun 9, 2019 • 1 comment
These types of phrases are common with family and friends to those suffering with depression. They are often made with kindness and with the intention of being helpful. Sometimes they come out of exasperation or from the pain and hurt one feels...
US OKs drug for postpartum depression
Apr 18, 2019 • 2 comments
The current image of alcoholism and depression contributes to the stigmatization and isolation of patients and their families
Mar 20, 2019 • 2 comments
Yves shares his heart wrenching story about caring for his wife as she struggled with alcohol addiction . He discusses in details how he thinks the care pathway for patients suffering from alcoholism can be improved.
The birth of a child changed her from being happy and chatty to depressed and crying
Mar 7, 2019 • 2 comments
I was a happy, bubbly, chatty lady before I became pregnant at 19. After the birth of my child, I was hit with postpartum depression... I would just sit and watch television and cry. I would snap at anyone for no reason.
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Aug 29, 2018 • 7 comments
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Panel: Doctors Should Focus On Preventing Depression In Pregnant Women, New Moms
Aug 29, 2018
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has released new draft recommendations saying that physicians should screen pregnant women and new moms to identify those who are at risk of becoming depressed, so they can be treated before they...
It Is Hard, But You Must Push Forward
Aug 18, 2018
Maricarmen shares her story with depression, chronic pain, and a personality disorder and how it severely impacts her life to the point of being totally disabled. She advises to take enjoy the good days to the fullest and to treasure them in your...
No One Knows What Being Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis Is Like, So Maintain A Can-Do Attitude
Aug 17, 2018 • 9 comments
@Lynndms shares her inspiring and insightful story of living with multiple sclerosis and lupus. Despite numerous obstacles she keeps a can-do attitude and recommends seeking out others with MS to talk with, as they can relate to living with MS.