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Finding the Will to Do Anything While Depressed

Finding Will While Depressed

The urge to procrastinate is very powerful while depressed. For one reason or another, depression is known to sap a person’s will and leave them struggling to complete even the most basic tasks, not out of some sense of perceived laziness, but out of a sheer lack of motivation. Finding the will to do anything … Read more

Does Insurance Cover TMS Therapy?

TMS Insurance Consultation

Seeking help when struggling with mental health problems can be an overwhelming challenge. Unclear rules and miscommunication surrounding insurance coverage can exacerbate the issue, unfortunately. It’s important to find out what your insurance does and does not cover, so you can feel confident in approaching a medical professional about your health, and so you can … Read more

The Advantages of TMS vs. Invasive Depression Treatment

TMS vs Invasive Depression Treatment

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been steadily growing in popularity, ever since becoming a viable and approved option for treatment-resistant depression and OCD according to the FDA. However, there is still a lack of understanding among the general population on how TMS functions, what exactly makes it “non-invasive”, and how it features the benefits of … Read more

OCD and Depression

How OCD Affects Daily Life

It is currently estimated that about 2.3 percent of the American adult population struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder. However, despite that figure, many still seem to misunderstand what the disease entails, and how it develops. OCD is more than an obsession for neatness, or the cause for a very quirky personality. Whereas a focus on neatness … Read more

How Can OCD Complicate Your Life?

How OCD Affects Daily Life

It is currently estimated that about 2.3 percent of the American adult population struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder. However, despite that figure, many still seem to misunderstand what the disease entails, and how it develops. OCD is more than an obsession for neatness, or the cause for a very quirky personality. Whereas a focus on neatness … Read more

Dealing with Thoughts of Suicide

Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts

It takes a lot to drive a person to the edge of suicide, but you are not alone. In times of great distress, after periods of suffering, or as a result of unaddressed illnesses, suicide becomes a viable option in the eyes of many. But it’s never necessary. And it’s never inevitable. Suicidal thoughts can … Read more

Identifying a Depressive Disorder

Identifying Depressive Disorders

Mood disorders have affected an estimated 9.7 percent of US adults in the past year, with most individuals receiving a diagnosis of major depressive disorder. However, while MDD is the most common diagnosis, mood disorders (or depressive disorders) come in a variety of shapes and sizes. While they often entail depressive symptoms, mood disorders are … Read more

Why You Shouldn’t Try to Treat Your Depression on Your Own

Don't Treat Your Own Depression

We’re taught and incentivized to deal with our own issues and problems, and an important part of learning to become an adult is taking personal responsibility for one’s actions and emotions, learning to control our impulses, think things through before making crucial decisions, and dealing with the repercussions that occur when mistakes are made. Responsibility … Read more

Why High Functioning Depression Is Still A Problem

High Functioning Depression

Mood disorders, or depressive disorders, plague at least 6.7 percent of the US adult population, and many more individuals who don’t come forward about their depressive symptoms. Chief among them are the people who struggle with “high-functioning depression”, or milder forms of depression often diagnosed as dysthymia, or persistent depression. These cases can often be … Read more

Does Age Play A Role in Depression?

Does Age Play A Role In Depression

Depression can affect people at all ages, including infants, and currently plagues roughly 16.2 million adults in the United States (roughly 6.7 percent of the adult population). However, certain ages don’t only experience depressive episodes and symptoms of certain mood disorders more often, but they may also exhibit different symptoms from older or younger groups. … Read more

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