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How to Notice Links Between Children Behavior Problem And Depression

How to Notice Links Between Children Behavior Problem And Depression

Though our greatest worry is the depressed teenager, children of all ages can be depressed. Depression is more than the kind of short-term sadness we all experience. True depression immobilizes, dulls interest and turns out the light at the end of the tunnel. The depressed five-year-old becomes unhappy, quiet and less animated, usually in response [...]

How to Get Along with a Person who has Depression

How to Get Along with a Person who has Depression

The person suffering from depression is not the only one who is affected by this disease. Everyone who comes into contact with someone who is even moderately depressed will feel the impact. There are three main problems to consider in coping with a person, either at work or at home, who is in the throes [...]

How to Eat Smart for Depression

How to Eat Smart for Depression

It is not uncommon for someone who is depressed to find that their eating patterns go haywire. There is no one partic­ular eating pattern associated with depression, although a severely depressed person will tend not to eat much at all and will subsequently lose a lot of weight. Those with mild or moderate symptoms might [...]

How to Define Depression

How to Define Depression

There are broadly two categories of depression: the reactive type, which comes on as a result of some external circum­stance, such as the death of someone close to you, losing a job, divorce or chronic illness; and clinical depression, which is depression that is mainly biological in origin. The origins of clinical depression are still [...]

How to Cope with Addiction and Depression

How to Cope with Addiction and Depression

The relationship between addiction to alcohol and drugs and depression is a complex one. Studies have shown, for instance, that people suffering from depression are about twice as likely to be alcohol-dependent – i.e. if you don’t consume a regular supply of alcohol you suffer from symp­toms of withdrawal – than the rest of the [...]

How to Choose Healthy Fats for Depression

How to Choose Healthy Fats for Depression

Many people, when they do address their diet and begin to eat more healthily, lump all fats together as health villains that will make them overweight, with the result that they cut down on the fats that are actually good for them. The Western world has become almost allergic to the concept of fat in [...]

How to Battle Depression over a Loss

How to Battle Depression over a Loss

Loss in early childhood changes the way we think and feel about ourselves, but loss is also a reality for everyone. We all experience loss at some time in our life, and so it acts as a social, reactive trigger for depression. The problem is that we all try to attach permanence to our surroundings [...]

How to Deal with Diabetes and Depression

How to Deal with Diabetes and Depression

When anger, grief, and denial are directed inward, they can turn into energy-sapping depression. Not only is this not helpful, it can be debilitating. You need all the strength you can muster to make arrangements for your treatment and get control of your diabetes. True, it is depressing to be sick, but you are not [...]

How to Stop Depression Immediately

How to Stop Depression Immediately

Everybody has ups and downs, but if you have more downs than ups, you may be depressed. Here are some quick tips that may pull you out of a slump. Get plenty of sleep. Even a slight sleep shortage can cause depression in some people. Avoid alcohol. Drinking alcohol regularly can slowly pull your body [...]

How to Handle a Long-Term Battle With Depression

How to Handle a Long-Term Battle With Depression

Typically, depression occurs when a person has more frustration and anger than she can handle. Although these levels differ for everyone, unchecked frustration and anger can lower the number of chemical messengers in your brain — the neurotransmitters — and eventually lead to depression. Here are some tips to help you han­dle a long-term battle [...]

How to Get Rid of Depression?

How to Get Rid of Depression?

Being depressed is really a very difficult condition, as you will feel down and lethargic as a result. Whenever you feel depressed, you will not get any joy or happiness from any of your daily activities. It will be hard for you to sleep, hard for you to eat and even hard for you to [...]