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Paula J. Clayton dies at the age of 86;  Helped destigmatize depression and suicide

Paula J. Clayton dies at the age of 86; Helped destigmatize depression and suicide

She also showed that while grief and grief can trigger severe depression, periods of grief, even if they last a year, were not in themselves depressive episodes. And it showed that far from going through a neatly described five-step process, grief was personal and peculiar - a finding that changed the understanding of doctors and the public about how we deal with loss.Dr. Clayton resigned as chairman of Minnesota in 1999 and began teaching part-time at the University of New Mexico after moving to Santa Fe, NM.But just six years later a recruiter got...

How depression and anxiety affect your physical health

How depression and anxiety affect your physical health

"Depression decreases a person's ability to analyze stress and respond to it rationally," said Dr. Mirrors. "You end up in a vicious circle with limited ability to get out of a negative state of mind."Inappropriate anxiety and depression can potentially make the situation worse, and they often coexist, leaving people vulnerable to a range of physical ailments and an inability to accept and persevere the necessary therapy.A study of 1,204 elderly Korean men and women originally screened for depression and anxiety found that these emotional disorders increased the risk of physical disorders and disabilities...

‘Laughing Gas’ May Help Tough-to-Treat Depression

‘Laughing Gas’ May Help Tough-to-Treat Depression

By Alan Mozes HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, June 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- When antidepressants fail to rein in hard-to-treat depression, the common anesthetic most know as "laughing gas" might be a safe and effective alternative, new research suggests.The finding follows work with 28 patients struggling with "treatment-resistant major depression," a severe condition that investigators say affects about one-third of all patients — an estimated 17 million American adults — who develop major depressive disorder. For such patients, antidepressants often fail to provide relief. But following three one-hour laughing gas inhalation sessions spread across three months,...

How to Spot Depression in Young Children

How to Spot Depression in Young Children

Dr. Busman said that she works with children who may say, “I don’t want to kill myself but I feel so bad I don’t know what else to do and say.”If a child talks about wanting to die, ask what that child means, and get help from a therapist if you’re concerned. A statement like this can be a real signal that a child is in distress, so don’t dismiss it or write it off as something the child is just saying for attention, she said.How can treatment help?“Parents should take child symptoms very...

Shay Mitchell Remembers Experiencing Prenatal Depression

Shay Mitchell Remembers Experiencing Prenatal Depression

"It took a toll on me mentally." "For the majority of it, I was so blessed and liked a lot of it, but the parts I didn't like, I'm like, ‘Aww man. Wow,’” Mitchell recalled on the iHeartRadio podcast Katie’s Crib. “I want sibling so bad but I don't want to go through pregnancy again.” Mitchell explained that she didn’t know a lot about prenatal depression before she experienced it herself. "I only heard of postpartum so I was preparing myself for that but then when I was upset and not feeling my best...

Depression Management Hints and Tips

Depression Management Hints and Tips

If you’re struggling with depression, tune in for a great discussion — from two people who have been there and understand what you’re going through. By the end, you’ll know you’re not alone. (Transcript Available Below) Please Subscribe to Our Show:And We Love Written Reviews!  About The Not Crazy podcast Hosts Gabe Howard is an award-winning writer and speaker who lives with bipolar disorder. He is the author of the popular book, Mental Illness is an Asshole and other Observations, available from Amazon; signed copies are also available directly from Gabe Howard. To learn...

Nikki Bella Clashed With Brie Over ”Hiding” Postpartum Depression

Nikki Bella Clashed With Brie Over ”Hiding” Postpartum Depression

To get through her baby blues, the new mom shares that she hired a life coach and began to open up to other moms about what she was feeling. The hard part though, was telling Artem what she was going through, which only happened after some nudging on Brie's part. "I'll admit, I was just really mean just about certain things. And he was kind of like, 'Whoa.' And I would tell Brie, like, 'Brie, I'm being so mean and it's like I can't even stop myself.' And she's like you really need to talk to...

For Some, Postpartum Depression Lingers for Years

For Some, Postpartum Depression Lingers for Years

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Many women have depression symptoms after giving birth, but for some postpartum depression hangs on for years, a U.S. government study finds. Of nearly 4,900 new mothers researchers followed, one-quarter had depression symptoms at some point in their child's first three years. And for about half of them, the symptoms either started early on and never improved, or took time to emerge. It all suggests women should be screened for postpartum depression over a longer period, said lead...

Whoopi Goldberg Says She’s In a Depression Over Trump And The Election (VIDEO)

Whoopi Goldberg Says She’s In a Depression Over Trump And The Election (VIDEO)

Something strange is going on. People in the media are convinced that Joe Biden is going to win the election. They point to all the polls that were wrong in 2016 and cling to the belief that Trump will lose. Yet they don’t behave like people who believe they are winning. Take Whoopi Goldberg of The View. She recently claimed that she’s in a depression over Trump. TRENDING: BREAKING NEWS: Here's Why the Mayor of Moscow's Wife Paid Hunter Biden $3.5 Million... And Likely More! The Washington Examiner reports: Whoopi Goldberg says she’s fallen...

Maren Morris On Postpartum Depression

Maren Morris On Postpartum Depression

Celebrity·Updated 9 minutes ago. Posted 1 hour ago"You just feel like you suck at every level." Motherhood looks completely different for everyone, and, despite some lingering generalizations, not everyone enters into a permanent state of joy after having a baby. Maren Morris, who gave birth this past March to her first child, Hayes, is normalizing that reality. Taylor Hill / Getty Images The country artist is sharing her own postpartum experience and struggles now that she's coming "through the tunnel" of postpartum depression, which affects one in seven women in the year after giving...

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