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10 Signs It's Time to Get Help for Depression

What’s the difference between passing sadness and clinical depression? Here are 10 red flags or symptoms of major depressive disorder that signal when to get help.

By Therese Borchard

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): How It Saved My Life But Destroyed My Memory

Is ECT barbaric or life-saving? One woman explains how electroconvulsive therapy saved her life but left her with substantial memory loss.

By Rachel Star Withers

9 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Affecting the Medical Field

Robotic science has always been a basis for Hollywood entertainment, Sci-Fi novels and childhood fantasies. Artificial intelligence isn’t a new concept, and while the technology hasn’t advanced to Spielbergian expectations, AI is being used to transf...

By Amanda Page

What Are the Steps to Take After a Bipolar Disorder and Depression Diagnosis?

You’ve just received the news – you have bipolar disorder and depression. What do you do next? Learn more here.

By Eileen Bailey

The Many Depression Myths That Cause Stigma

Stigma around mental health seems all the more surprising when we consider that around 60 million Americans have a mental illness in any given year. But it happens. Here’s how.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Decoding Depression: Mood Changes

One of the main signs of depression, but often commonly misunderstood or criticized.

By Tammy Rome

Why We Need Early Detection of Psychosis

People with psychosis who don’t receive proper treatment are likely to end up homeless or in jail.

By Mike Veny

Depression Is Not a 'Normal' Consequence of Aging

Remember: An active mind and body protect against depression.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Migraine Arsenal Essentials: Hope

It’s vitally important to have a positive attitude, and maintain hope, when trying new Migraine treatments.

By Teri Robert

How Alcoholism Led to a Diabetes Diagnosis

Chronic alcohol use is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Here’s how one led to the other for California lawyer James Ferguson.

By Cindy Uken