"No need to ponder - Sugar is harmful to your mental health." Sugar is Harmful: Summary In the following article, we provide a small body of evidence indicating that sugar is harmful to mental health. The link between depressive symptoms in adults and children is clear. A wider body of literature targeting treatment … [Read more...] about Five Articles Proving Sugar Is Harmful to Your Mental Health (Depression)
Clinical Depression, also known as, Major Depression (mild, moderate, or severe), is a common presenting problem throughout the health care system. It is characterized by feelings of hopelessness, helplessness, difficulty thinking, persistent low mood, sleep disturbance, eating disturbance, and even thoughts of wanting to die. Treatment often takes into account the various biopsychosocial influences when designing an effective treatment plan.
"Depression is not sadness - It's the constant feeling of being numb." What Exactly Is Clinical Depression? Major Depressive Disorder, or, 'clinical depression,' is a common illness causing significant distress in an individual's social, occupational, and/or physical wellbeing. It is more common among men, and is the … [Read more...] about 25 Easy to Follow Tips for Battling Clinical Depression (Comprehensive)
"The problem with illicit substances is their efficiency." The goals of the substance user and athlete battling depression is the same - Both seek a shift in mood and/or mental state. The goal to, 'feel better,' is universal, regardless of the tool used. In fact, substance misuse is considered superior in that it … [Read more...] about What Runners and Substance Users Have In Common (Altered State)
"Depression is anger turned inward." - Freud Definitions Clinical Depression, also known as Major Depression, or Major Depressive Disorder, sits on a continuum of severity ranging from mild to severe. It is important to distinguish this form of depression from grief, a sense of despair caused by the loss of a loved … [Read more...] about Major Depression: Critical Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Suggestions