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5 Ways to Prevent Holiday Depression

5 Ways to Prevent Holiday Depression

Don't let the poor weather, family dramas, or a tight holiday budget get you down. With so much to enjoy during the holiday season, there is also plenty that can take a negative toll on your mood. When left unaddressed, …

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Seniors and Depression: Advice for Caretakers

Seniors and Depression: Advice for Caretakers

Caring for an elderly family member or friend is more than tending to their physical well-being as mental status could also become an issue. If you provide care for an elderly person, whether it is a family member or friend, …

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What Is the Difference Between Stress and Anxiety?

What Is the Difference Between Stress and Anxiety?

There are some telltale signs that help differentiate stress from anxiety. Think you're suffering from stress? Or perhaps it's anxiety? It's important to be able to tell the difference between the two, because a proper diagnosis is the first step …

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ADD/ADHD: What’s the Difference?

ADD/ADHD: What’s the Difference?

The terms ADD and ADHD are commonly used interchangeably, although they refer to the same condition. According to Nemours, attention deficit disorder (ADD) is what attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) used to be called. The condition may be referred to …

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Understanding Depression

Understanding Depression

By Dr. Aditya Sharma, Medical Director of Adult Psychiatric Services at Medical Center of McKinney Depression is one of the most often experienced psychiatric illnesses. In fact, 9.9 million American adults suffer from depression in a given year. That is …

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