Month: August 2018

What Does Depression Look Like in Adults?

Originally found on https://www.additudemag.com/depression-in-adults-what-do-your-symptoms-mean/ Symptoms of depression often overlap with those of ADHD, making an accurate diagnosis challenging. Here’s what you need to know about the trademarks of depression in adults. Roughly one quarter of all adults with ADHD also experience symptoms of depression, which include feelings of sadness that last most of the day, stretch into…

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Postpartum Depression: What You Should Know

Originally found on WebMD.com. As a new mom, you face a lot of challenges getting used to life with a newborn. You’re also probably dealing with lack of sleep, new responsibilities, or even breast pain if you’re nursing.And what about the deep emotional pain that comes after childbirth and won’t let up? Not the milder “baby blues” that typically go away…

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How Insomnia Differs From Occasional Sleeplessness

Orinally found on https://sleep.org/articles/insomnia-vs-occasional-sleeplessness/ The causes and treatments for insomnia Insomnia is a sleep disorder that disturbs not only a person’s ability to sleep at night, but also a person’s ability function during the day. Someone who suffers from insomnia will find it difficult to fall asleep and/or stay asleep at night, and during the day, the person may…

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11 Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

Originally found on https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/anxiety-disorder-symptoms Many people experience anxiety at some point in their lives. In fact, anxiety is a very normal response to stressful life events like moving, changing jobs or having financial troubles. However, when symptoms of anxiety become larger than the events that triggered them and begin to interfere with your life, they could…

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9 Common Things You Didn’t Realize Are Signs Of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Originally found on https://www.bustle.com/p/9-common-things-you-didnt-realize-are-signs-of-obsessive-compulsive-disorder-9695980 If you have several ongoing habits that take up a lot of your time, or thoughts and worries that seem strange or cause you a lot of stress, it may be a sign you have obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Because, even though someone may picture a person organizing their apartment obsessively when they think of OCD,…

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Being Aware of Depression and Getting Assistance

Originally found on https://www.medicaldaily.com/recognizing-depression-and-getting-assistance-233051 Depression is a serious illness that affects as many as 20 million adult Americans each year, along with their friends and loved ones. According to Dr. Kelly Miller of the University of Indianapolis Health and Counseling Center, this common mental health condition is subject to misconceptions that often keep people from seeking…

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