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“Consider Skipping New Year’s Resolutions in 2021: Focus on Self-Compassion Instead” on Psychology Today

By |2021-01-05T15:54:57-05:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Anxiety, COVID, Depression/Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , , |

2020 has been difficult for many people. That is a vast understatement. You most likely experienced loss this year that you have never experienced before. You may have had a change in or loss of your job; your kids may have switched to online school; you may have picked up on unhealthy coping mechanisms; you may [...]

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“Yes, You’re Experiencing Another Wave of Covid-19 Fatigue” on Psychology Today

By |2020-12-21T12:15:43-05:00December 21st, 2020|Categories: Anxiety, COVID, Depression/Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , , |

It may seem like getting your hopes up and then having things fall apart can be tougher than not having anything to look forward to at all. There's a name for this type of feeling — learned helplessness. It is a feeling of powerlessness, that no matter what you do it won't change your circumstances. When [...]

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“Expect Increased Anxiety and Depression in College Students” on Psychology Today

By |2020-09-03T20:18:48-04:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: ADHD, Anxiety, College, COVID, Depression/Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , , , , |

Young adults currently have an increased risk of anxiety, depression, and suicide. A U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) survey of adults taken the last week of June (one of the peak months of the pandemic), found that 25.5% in adults aged 18 to 24 responded that they had seriously considered suicide in the past 30 days. This age group also [...]

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Antidepressants and effectiveness

By |2016-10-05T06:46:15-04:00February 28th, 2008|Categories: Medication|Tags: , , , , , , |

A recent study from the University of Hull in England stated that antidepressants only help the most severe cases of depression. In the study, subjects responded just as effectively to placebos as they did to antidepressant medication, except in the more severe cases of depression. The following article refutes the study's findings and gives information on [...]

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Children with depression and anxiety are more likely to have allergies

By |2016-10-05T06:46:15-04:00November 1st, 2007|Categories: Asthma, Depression/Anxiety, Research|Tags: , , , |

Out of 184 children and teens being evaluated for psychiatric disorders, 57% had a history of allergic disorders, including asthma. Young people with internalizing disorders (such as depression and anxiety) were almost twice as likely to have a history of allergies than young people without an internalizing or externalizing disorder. (ADHD is an example of an [...]

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