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Signs of Depression in Older Patients

Signs of Depression in Older Patients

There are many reasons an older patient may be depressed – they may be grieving, they may have serious medical issues, they may have chronic pain. Sometimes they will say “I feel depressed.” Most of the time; however, they will not. Primary care physicians and...

Am I Depressed or am I Just in a Funk?

Am I Depressed or am I Just in a Funk?

One of the reasons depression remained underdiagnosed and undertreated is that sadness is a normal human emotion, so how do we know when we are sad vs depression? Perhaps the easiest way to understand the difference is to look at the criteria researchers use to...

These Simple 5 Habits Can Reduce Depression

These Simple 5 Habits Can Reduce Depression

Depression can make you feel sad, down, and unable to function as you normally would. Follow these 5 simple habits to reduce depression now! 1) KNOW YOUR HISTORY! If you or a member of your genetic family have a history of depression you may have a higher risk of...

Video: 3 Kinds of Depressive Episodes

There are 3 different kinds of depressive episodes and Dr. Jennie Byrne describes all three in detail as well as shares her insight on why it's important to understand these 3 different episodes. If you or a loved on are in need of help...

Video: Help for the Holidays with Depression and Anxiety

The holidays often bring about stress, depression, anxiety, and other emotions that may leave you feeling not as joyful as you think you should be. It's okay to experience these feelings. Oftentimes, the holidays remind us of loved ones...

What It’s Like to Have High Functioning Depression

What It’s Like to Have High Functioning Depression

If someone is depressed, others can tell, right? Not necessarily. Some people suffer from depression but may look “normal” to others. What is this like? Think about all the things your brain has to do on a daily basis – process information, make decisions, take...