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Depression Symptoms Can Include Anger, And That’s Often Misunderstood : Shots – Health News : NPR

Credit: Ariel Davis for NPR When registered nurse Ebony Monroe of Houston went through a period of being quick to anger about every little thing recently, she didn’t realize what it might mean for her health. “If you had told me in the beginning that my irritability was related to depression, I would probably be…
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Dr Vladimir Maletic on the Challenge of Treating Major Depressive Disorder

Patients with childhood trauma may have reduced response to antidepressant agents, and physician need to be given more free rein to tailor treatment approaches to treat those with major depressive disorder, said Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS, clinical professor of neuropsychiatry and behavioral science at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

What are antidepressant medicines?

Dr. Nhi-Ha Trinh from the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry discusses common symptoms of depression and available treatment options.

Can Antidepressant Medicines Help with My Depression?

Dr. Nhi-Ha Trinh from the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry discusses common symptoms of depression and available treatment options.

Chester Bennington’s Widow Posts Video Of Him 36 Hours Before His Death – “This Is What Depression Looked Like To Us”

Chester Bennington’s Widow Posts Video Of Him 36 Hours Before His Death – “This Is What Depression Looked Like To Us” Almost 2 months after the tragic loss of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, the world is still reeling. Bennington’s widow, Talinda Bentley, took to Twitter on September 16th to share a private family video,…
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Tether Yourself: The Enlightening Talk Parents Aren’t Having Can Keep Teens from a Damaging Drift

“I’ll take your hand when thunder roars And I’ll hold you close, I’ll stay the course I promise you from up above That we’ll take what comes, take what comes, love.” -Imagine Dragons, Walking the Wire We bought my daughter a smartphone when we moved to a large metropolitan area three years ago. She was participating…
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Life is Short. People are Hurting. Don’t be a Jerk

I walked around today and I looked at people; those passing me in the grocery store, driving beside me on the highway, filling my newsfeed, walking by the house. I tried to really see them.  I tried to look beneath the surface veneer they wore; to imagine the invisible burdens they might be carrying beneath…
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What Causes Depression?

Dr. Nhi-Ha Trinh from the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry discusses common symptoms of depression and available treatment options.

Finding Better Treatments for Depression

Depression affects millions of Americans each year, yet many people struggle to find treatments that work. In this video, Maurizio Fava, MD, the psychiatrist-in-chief in the Department of Psychiatry and director of the Division of Clinical Research in the Research Institute at Mass General, discusses the challenges of current medications and his work to find…
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How Steven Universe Portrays Mental Illness in “Pool Hopping”

This will be a rather personal analysis video. The negative attributes of future vision, especially in the episode “Pool Hopping,” resonated with me strongly because of how much it reminded me of generalized anxiety disorder and my own experience with both GAD and depression. Steven Universe has always explored social issues through fantasy elements, and…
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