Treatment for Serious Mental Illness | Real Stories

[Phil] Without treatment,you’re flying blind. [Mike] You are in charge of your treatment, ultimately. It’s not in someone else’s hands. You are in charge. I think the key is finding the right combination of tools. [Phil] Make sure you develop a good rapport with your doctor. It’s going to be a long journey. You may feel like you’ll never see…

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AJP November 2018 Issue Highlights

Both biological and epidemiological studies have taught us that mood problems begin much earlier in childhood than we previously thought. Even in the preschool or early school-age years, we can see the initial signs of serious problems with major depressive disorder. Much of the research has been on clinical presentation or biological correlates, but Luby and colleagues provide an important…

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Are you Depressed? | Top 10 Signs to Watch For!

Are you worried that you may be suffering from depression but not sure how to recognize it? Is something off that you just can’t quite explain, or do you have a friend or loved one that you are worried may be suffering from depression but don’t know what to look out for? If so, then this is the video for…

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Treating Depression through Nerve Stimulation | AHN

VO: For Tom, traditional therapies and SUPER: Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation VO: medications haven’t helped with his major depression. VO: So today, he’s trying an innovative FDA approved treatment: VO: Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. VO: And there’s only one place in the region that offers it… VO: AHN. LOGO: AHN SUPER: (412) DOCTORS ¦ AHN.ORG LEGAL: BrainsWay Deep TMS is…

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Depressed and Locked in a Psychiatric Hospital

Hi, I’m Veronica. One of the lowest points in my experience living with depression is when I was 20 years old and put into a psychiatric hospital against my will. One Saturday morning, I prepared for brunch by taking a handful of anti-anxiety meds with beer and vodka. I wanted to escape. I didn’t care if I fell into a…

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5 misunderstandings about Bipolar Disorder

Hey everybody. Thanks for checking back. Today we are going to talk about the five common misconceptions about Bipolar Disorder. So stay tuned. So like I said. Today we are going to talk about the five misconceptions about Bipolar disorder. Now the first one is that there are only manic or depressive episodes within Bipolar. And that is completely false.…

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