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Jerry Kennard

Middle-Aged Unhappiness

They say that two of the key factors in living to a ripe old age are health and happiness. Unfortunately it appears there’s something of a hurdle to get over before old age is enjoyed and that’s being middle-aged. According to some of... Read moreChevron

posted 02/04/2016, comments (0)|
Jerry Kennard

First Steps in Helping a Depressed Friend to Open Up

Depression is inwardly focused and as a result it can be hard for someone with depression to explain how they feel. For one thing the sheer effort of assembling thoughts and speaking can feel overwhelming. It isn’t... Read moreChevron

posted 02/02/2016, comments (0)|
John McManamy

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Melancholia and Inside Out: What Two Films Can Teach Us About Depression

At their best, movies can provide insights into human nature that we can’t get out of experts or books or from talking to friends. Two fairly recent offerings turn their cinematic eye on depression, and are well worth downloading.

 

The first is a European art film, the second a Pixar cartoon. Let’s take a look... Read moreChevron

posted 01/29/2016, comments (0)|
aswezx3

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nerve problems

ihave had steal parts put in my leg,but now find my whole body twitching or jumping could this be where the nerves are coming back to life or should i be worried about a deeper problem

Jerry Kennard

Major Depression Linked to Brain Cell Activity

  Progress in understanding the role of biology in depression has been slow. The idea that abnormalities may exist in the functioning of nerve cells is at best a limited explanation.... Read moreChevron

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