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Why Do I Have a Delayed Emotional Response?

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Do you ever experience delayed emotional response, like being unable to show sorrow after the loss of a loved one? If so, it may be due to a mental health issue like emotional detachment or dissociation. What Is Dissociation? It may be a mystery…
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I Feel Hopeless: Depression Explained

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When you wake up in the morning and the first thing you say to yourself is “I feel hopeless,” then you are likely suffering from depression. Learn about the symptoms of depression and how to find relief. Depression is the second most…
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Is There a Link Between ADHD and Depression?

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ADHD and depression often coexist. This means that someone may have symptoms from both of these disorders at the same time. Read on to learn more about the link between ADHD and depression. ADHD is a brain disorder that affects both children…
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How to Support a Loved One with Mental Illness

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What is the Best Way to Support Someone With Mental Illness? Your spouse, family member, or friend is struggling, but you aren’t quite sure how to support a loved one with mental illness. Read on to learn more about mental health disorders,…
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Am I Depressed or Lazy?

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Does Having Depression Make You Lazy? If you have ever suffered from a bout of depression, you know that it can leave you feeling listless and unmotivated. You may even wonder, “Am I depressed or lazy?” The fact is that, if you do meet…
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How to Recover from Emotional Trauma

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Does Emotional Trauma Ever Go Away? Learning how to recover from emotional trauma is the key to moving on with your life. No two people are alike, meaning that none of us respond to fear-inducing events in the same way. When we experience…
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Medical Leave for Depression

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Depression can truly affect all aspects of your life, and that includes your job. It can impair you to the point that it keeps you from being able to perform job tasks. Being unable to think or function as you would prior to the mood disorder…
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Protecting Your Mental Health During Coronavirus

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The effects of the coronavirus outbreak have reached all corners of our daily lives. One look at your Twitter feed and you will likely spot lots of tweets from people stating they are having trouble sleeping lately, or are feeling “off,”…
Depression in Men

Depression in Men…Yes, Men Get Depressed, Too

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While true that women are much more likely to admit to themselves and others that they are struggling with depression, men, too, can fall into depressive episodes. Men may not be as in touch with their emotions as women are; they are more solutions-oriented…
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How to Manage Depression During the Holidays

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Stress, depression and the holidays: Tips for coping You just can’t put your finger on it. You feel lackluster and sad, sluggish and antisocial even though it is the festive holiday season. What gives? Where is that holiday merriment you…