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From nearly 1 in 5 American adults reporting mental illness to the growing percentage of adolescents living with depression, the state of mental health in the United States continues to worsen. Covid-19 pandemic stressors continue to further exacerbate anxiety and depression. Novum Psychiatry is a private psychiatry practice with a team of Board Certified Psychiatrists, mental health counselors, therapists and licensed clinical social workers.

Can Stress Make You Sick?

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77% Of People Regularly Experience Physical Symptoms Caused By Stress How Stress Affects Our Physical and Mental Health Stress has a significant impact on the health and well-being of people in the United States and worldwide. Research conducted in 2014 by The American Psychological Association found that 77% of people regularly experience physical symptoms caused …

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Stressed at Work? Try These Tips

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Managing Stress At Work Is Essential For Your Health Workplace stress is a familiar emotion for virtually every working adult across the world, and April is Stress Awareness Month. Stress Awareness Month has been recognized every April since 1992, but this year it seems particularly important. Learning to cope with our stress and finding healthy …

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Do I Have Social Anxiety Disorder?

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Social anxiety disorder affects approximately 15 million Americans, making it the second most commonly diagnosed anxiety disorder. It’s no surprise then that social anxiety is the subject of many highly relatable jokes, memes, and TikToks. Thanks to the internet and the popularity of memes and short format videos on social media platforms around the world, …

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Is Social Media Making Me Depressed?

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If you feel stressed, depressed or anxious after scrolling on your phone, there may be good reason why. The type of media you’re consuming, and which social media platforms you’re using may be affecting your mood. Recent news coverage has been full of studies examining the link between social media usage and increased depression, anger, …

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Feeling Down This Holiday Season? It’s Normal – Here’s Why

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Millions of Americans Suffer From The Holiday Blues, It’s Important To Seek Treatment Millions of Americans suffer from the “holiday blues” every year, and there are lots of valid reasons why. Even the simple pressure and expectation that you’ll be overwhelmed with the holiday spirit can be enough to set one on edge. Add in …

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National Depression Screening Day Is October 7, 2021

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Depression is more than just feeling down October 7, 2021 is National Depression Screening Day, a part of Mental Illness Awareness Week. Depression is more than just feeling sad or going through a rough patch. It’s a common, but serious mental health condition that requires understanding and medical care. Left untreated, depression can be devastating …

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Mental Health Care in Massachusetts

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1 in 5 U.S. Adults Experience Mental Illness Each Year October 3-9, 2021 is Mental Illness Awareness Week. This year, the focus is advocating for better care for people with serious mental illness and the National Alliance on Mental Illness will be sharing stories from real people. Across the country, people experience barriers to accessing …

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Postpartum Depression Symptoms

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Recognize The Signs of Postpartum Depression It is very common to experience the “baby blues” in the days following childbirth. If you have the baby blues, you may experience mood swings, feelings of disconnection from your baby, crying spells, sadness, loss of appetite, or insomnia. If you continue to experience symptoms of depression after two …

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