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Depression In Older Adults

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Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment For Depression In Seniors In older adults, symptoms of depression can appear differently, but anxiety and depression are not a normal part of growing old. Many seniors and older adults are reluctant to seek treatment due to stigma associated with mental illness. It is estimated that one out of five people age 55 …

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How Is Mental Illness Diagnosed?

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How Is Mental Illness Diagnosed? Mental disorders (or mental illnesses) are conditions that affect a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, or behavior that causes the person distress and difficulty functioning. There are more than 200 classified types of mental illness. Mental illness are conditions including but not limited to: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, social phobias, obsessive-compulsive …

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Telepsychiatry During COVID-19

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Can I See A Psychiatrist Via Telehealth? We are living in a time of confusion and uncertainty. During this time, it can be easy for people to feel vulnerable, stressed, and afraid. That’s why it’s more important than ever to make sure that you’re taking care of your mental health. Data released by The Centers …

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Does Seasonal Affective Disorder Cause Depression?

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Seasonal Affective Disorder Is A Type Of Depression Related To Seasonal Patterns Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression characterized by its recurrent seasonal pattern. Symptoms can last 4-5 months per year and are share symptoms associated with major depression such as feeling down most of the time, losing interest in activities, and feeling …

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How to Avoid Job Burnout

How to Avoid Burnout from Your Job in 2020

How to Avoid Job Burnout What is worker burnout? Burnout can be difficult to describe and even more difficult to identify but the most common definition of it would be a feeling or state of physical, mental or emotional exhaustion, often caused by external circumstances. It can also be a state of disillusionment with life …

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