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New treatment for depression without drugs

A promising new treatment for depression Depression remains the leading cause of disability worldwide, affecting almost 300 million people, half of whom can’t find lasting relief from drugs or therapy. But a new experimental treatment using a fast-acting approach with … Continue reading

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A ‘Pacemaker for the Brain’: No Treatment Helped Her Depression — Until This

It’s the first study of individualized brain stimulation to treat severe depression. Sarah’s case raises the possibility the method may help people who don’t respond to other therapies .https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/04/health/depression-treatment-deep-brain-stimulation.html

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Christianity and depression: It’s complicated

I had to realize that Christians can get depressed — and this is OK. Depression does not mean you have a weak relationship with God or that your faith isn’t as strong as it should be. This was a revelation … Continue reading

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Concealed Depression

In America today, roughly 19 million people suffer from depression. It is estimated that at any given time, three to five percent of adults are experiencing a major depressive episode, and 2 of every 100 kids and 8 of every 100 teenagers … Continue reading

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Blessed are those of us who face mental and emotional struggles

Michael A. King is dean at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Harrisonburg, Va., publisher of Cascadia Publishing House, LLC, and a blogger and editor at Kingsview & Co. This article has roots in presentations at Eastern Mennonite School for Leadership Training 2013 and at the Mennonite Church USA Phoenix … Continue reading

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Talk Therapy May Beat Light Treatment for SAD: Study

FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) — As winter’s short days approach, more people will suffer from the depression of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Now, new research suggests that talk therapy is better than light-box therapy in preventing relapses of … Continue reading

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What is Depression, symptoms and its causes

Depression isn’t an impermanent weakness sign or change in your mood. Rather it can be defined as a real medical illness showing several cognitive, emotional, behavioral as well as physical symptoms. Now that when you know – What is Depression? … Continue reading

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Mindfulness therapy as good as medication for chronic depression: Study

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) may be just as effective as anti-depressants in helping prevent people with chronic depression from relapsing, scientists said on Tuesday. Depression is one of the most common forms of mental illness, affecting more than 350 million … Continue reading

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Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study

A new blood test is the first objective scientific way to diagnose major depression in adults, a new study claims. http://www.webmd.com/depression/news/20140916/blood-test-spots-adult-depression-study

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How I overcame depression

In essence, what I shared in that speech was that depression can be overcome, but it takes a village. You never know what sharing your concern may mean to someone in pain. My pastor recently told me I have become … Continue reading

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