Depression

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Cyberbullying, PTSD and Depression (Part 1)*

When you hear parents refer to “bullying” in conversation, there are often stories of kids being pushed into lockers, eating alone...

Antidepressant Medication and the Treatment of Depression

It seems like almost every other week that we are introduced to a new antidepressant medication through an ad on TV....

Genetic Testing, Nutrition and Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression

Adele* was a young mother in her early thirties who had a master’s degree in engineering and who practiced patent law,...

Self Esteem, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder

A stable, positive feeling about oneself is to be cherished. For many people it is hard to come by, at least...

Your Mighty Moody Microbiome – Part 2
How “Messages from Bugs” Affect Our Mental Health

Various bacteria found in your microbiome can exert epigenetic effects on your DNA, through a complex set of “messages from bugs.”

Treatment Resistance and the Biopsychosocial Model

According to the biopsychosocial model, mental health and wellness exists at the intersection between our biology, our psychology, and our environment.

Treatment-Resistant?: What to Do When Your Medication is Not Working

Treatment-resistant is a clinical term used to describe the situation when your condition doesn’t respond to a prescription medication as expected – it may work partially, or not at all.