Tagged: depression

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How Our Genes Are Not Set In Stone

One of the most interesting areas of mental health research is “epigenetics”—the study of changes in organisms caused by modification of gene expression rather than changing the genetic code itself. In plain language, that means that...

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Calm.com

The holidays can often be a (wonderfully) hectic and stressful time.  Therefore, in an effort to help others manage, we thought we would remind you about Calm.com. It’s a collection of relaxation and meditation tools, some...

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OCD Tendencies Found in Depression

Does your depression ever make you feel overly motivated instead of unmotivated? If so, then you are not alone. When many people hear the word “depression,” an image comes to mind of a person by...

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The Environment and Depression

When you read an article about depression, it might mention that “environmental factors” can influence whether someone has depression. But what does that mean exactly? The environment is everything around you. It can include: where you...

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Screening Tools

Have you ever gone to your doctor for a routine physical and while you waited you were asked to complete some surveys? Did these surveys ever containing sensitive questions? If this has happened to...

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Productivity

Does your mental illness ever keep you in bed all day? Does it make you feel like you can’t do anything? In my experience, bouts of depression have come hand in with elevated levels of un-productivity....