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Let's Talk About Depression Medication

Antidepressants and other depression-fighting meds are thought to help restore the balance of chemicals called neurotransmitters in the brain. Understanding your options and figuring out which drugs work best for you can be a game-changer for easing depression.

By Meirav Devash
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Secret Lives of Therapists

All of the things therapists wish you knew about their work, their lives, and those precious 45 minutes a week behind the scenes in their session room.

By Alex Golden
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9 Facts You Should Know About Psychosis

We hear the term “psychotic” a lot. But what, exactly, is psychosis? Julie A. Fast highlights the symptoms and signs.

By Julie A. Fast
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Coming Off My SSRI Was a Living Nightmare

But I lived to tell about it. Here’s what it was like—and what you should know before you try tapering your anxiety or depression meds, too.

By Eddie McNamara
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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
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A Student Mental Health Bill of Rights: What's Needed?

What is required to support students in college with regard to mental health needs? A college mental health advocate starts with three places to start.

By Peter Chlebogiannis
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It's Ok to Cry: How to Adjust to SPMS

Learning you have secondary progressive multiple sclerosis can take a serious emotional toll. We asked a psychologist to share his best advice for how to get through.

By Avery Hurt
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Got Anxiety? Looking on the Bright Side May Help (No, Really)

Looking for something good in a bad situation can actually be effective in reducing anxiety. And the less money you make, the more effective this tactic could be.

By Lara DeSanto
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9 Ways Schizophrenia Changes Your Life

From getting the right support to changing your sleep habits, schizophrenia alters your life. Here are just a few ways.

By Eileen Bailey
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Tools for Diagnosing Schizophrenia

It can be difficult to diagnose schizophrenia. Eileen Bailey discusses the different steps involved in the diagnostic process to ensure an accurate diagnosis.

By Eileen Bailey