In: depression

Contagious Moods
September 25, 2017

A well designed study of adolescents suggests that there are contagious moods. This study follows on earlier research suggesting that surrounding…

Read More
Supercharge Your Circadian Rhythms
September 11, 2017

Why a post about how to supercharge your circadian rhythms? The fact is that for a lot of us our bodies…

Read More
Types of Anxiety
August 28, 2017

Types of Anxiety and Mood One of the most complicated questions we face working with people who have experienced depression or…

Read More
Travel Preparation for Bipolar
June 4, 2017

Travel and mood are very much related. Often a trip is associated with a significant change in mood. This can be…

Read More
Sadness Benefits
May 16, 2017

Are there sadness benefits? It often seems as though the work I am supposed to do is to eliminate all negative…

Read More
Depression Is Often Untreated
May 12, 2017

Depression is often untreated, according to the results from the federal government’s National Health and Nutrition Examination study. The vast majority…

Read More
Support for Depression – How to Get More
March 23, 2017

Many of the people I see feel that it’s very hard to get support for their depression. They may find it…

Read More
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Part 3: Present Moment Awareness
March 12, 2017

I hope you have a few minutes to engage in a few exercises with me…. First, I’d like you to take…

Read More
Mixed Depression and Anxiety or Bipolar ?
March 8, 2017

A young man who recently graduated from chiropractic school came in for a second opinion. He has had a many year…

Read More
Biological Basis of Depression
February 22, 2017

A recent review article in the American Journal of Psychiatry examines data from many functional neuroimaging studies in order to define…

Read More
Depression and Reward Insensitivity
December 10, 2016

Why do some people get depressed and what can be done about it? Studies of brain response to rewards suggests that there…

Read More
4 Ways You Can Help a Loved One Cope with Addiction and Mental Illness
October 31, 2016

Mental illness and addiction co-occur more than some people may think. People with a mental illness are more likely to abuse…

Read More
Where is the Outrage about Suicide?
October 7, 2016

Imagine a world where a silent epidemic was cutting short the lives of young, otherwise healthy people. Imagine that, that deaths…

Read More
Living Alone and Depression
September 24, 2016

“I just really want to live in my own home with my own garden and without having to deal with all…

Read More
Predicting Depression Recurrence
August 24, 2016

For people with a history of unipolar depression (episodes in the past of clinically significant depression, but no history of periods…

Read More
Depression and Inflammation Interactions
July 3, 2016

There has been a lot of interest in the last year in the idea that information or activation of the body’s…

Read More
Mindfulness for Depression -Research Update
July 2, 2016

Mindfulness has received a lot of attention recently as an approach to improving mental health in a number of conditions. But…

Read More
Heat for Depression
May 13, 2016

[important][/important][important][/important] Many people with depression have found Bikram Yoga to be an extremely helpful way of improving their mood and we…

Read More
Children at Risk for Depression
May 8, 2016

James Hudziak, and other researchers, presented information suggesting a strategy for improving brain health, and reducing anxiety and depression in children…

Read More
Accepting the Loss
April 29, 2016

One of my patients wrote to me this morning asking if she could get a medication to help with her anxiety….

Read More
%d bloggers like this: