Articles Tagged: depression

I’ve been having depression and anxiety problems for 3 years. It got worse when my oldest brother died two years ago. I’ve met with a psychologist because of the my bad behavior at home, but I was never open to talking because I felt like I couldn’t trust my therapist. My parents are going through hard times and I feel like I treat them as though I was the head of the household instead of them. I’m honestly tired of feeling like this and I want to change. What would you recommend?

First of all, we would like to say that we are sorry to hear of your brother’s passing. A death in the family can cause many problems (within the family) … read more

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Hi. I was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) a few months ago, and have been on medicine for about two weeks (Fluoxetine). I noticed along with a lot of other side effects that I have been feeling more manic. I have always had bipolar symptoms, but stronger depression, but for some reason doctors don’t notice it. Should I mention it? I don’t want to switch to another medicine and get fat again. I am so confused…

This sounds like a troubling time for you. I am not sure if your medication was prescribed by your primary care provider or a psychiatrist.  Manic symptoms is one of the … read more

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Self-Harm

Your teen years can be the most complicated time of your life. Some of the challenges include harder school work, changes in relationships, and changes in your body. Sometimes it … read more

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Coping with Loss

Loss is a part of life that becomes more common as people grow older. Losing someone or something important to you is never easy, but it can help to learn … read more

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Counseling and Therapy

Sometimes it can be hard to cope with all of the changes that happen during your teenage years. If you’re having trouble dealing with certain situations or emotions, you might … read more

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Depression

What is depression? Depression is a psychological condition that affects your feelings, behaviors, and thoughts. You may have: Feelings of sadness, frequent boredom, irritability, or aggravation Feelings of hopelessness or … read more

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