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How MetroWest Residents Should Manage Depression While Social Distancing During COVID-19

Social Distancing During COVID-19

How MetroWest Residents Should Manage Depression While Social Distancing During COVID-19 The coronavirus, referred to as COVID-19, has spread around the United States and is disrupting business and personal lives. Public health is also a big concern and everyone is worried about their loved ones. Social distancing is imperative to limit the spread of the …

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Tips for Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19: Advice for MetroWest Residents

Tips for Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19

Tips for Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19: Advice for MetroWest Residents If someone had asked you at the start of 2020 how you thought your year would go, this is probably not what you had in mind. This March, the US experienced the outbreak of the coronavirus, often referred to as COVID-19. This is …

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Depression Triggers: Things to Avoid When Suffering from Depression

Depression Triggers

Depression Triggers: Things to Avoid When Suffering from Depression Anyone who has ever suffered from depression will have probably been told at some point to work out and address what their triggers are. Triggers are the things that bring on your feelings of depression and they are different for everyone. Recognizing these triggers is vital …

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Why Stress Triggers Depression in Some People and Resilience in Others

Why Stress Triggers Depression in Some People and Resilience in Others

Why Stress Triggers Depression in Some People and Resilience in Others Stress can have different effects on different people. For some people, stress can be incredibly motivating. These people tend to thrive on the pressure of a tight deadline or a difficult problem that needs to be solved. There are other people, however, for whom …

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How to Find Motivation When Struggling with Depression

How to Find Motivation

How to Find Motivation When Struggling with Depression Finding motivation with depression to do things when you are depressed or anxious can be incredibly difficult. While you may feel as though you should do things, finding the energy and motivation to do them can be extremely difficult. The fact that you feel as though you …

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7 Tips for Better Managing Your Finances When Dealing with Depression

7 Tips for Better Managing Your Finances

7 Tips for Better Managing Your Finances When Dealing with Depression Financial problems and depression often go hand in hand. If for whatever reason, your finances get out of control, it is easy to spiral into a state of depression or serious anxiety. If you are feeling anxious or depressed about your money, then it …

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How to Cope with a Loved One Dealing with Late Life Depression

How to Cope with a Loved One Dealing

How to Cope with a Loved One Dealing with Late Life Depression According to the Geriatric Mental Health Foundation, 15% of people aged over 65 in the U.S. battle depression. The numbers are even higher in nursing homes and hospitals. But late-life depression isn’t only happening in the U.S. A cross-sectional study (n=28,796, mean age …

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Why is Depression More Common in Women?

Depression More Common in Women

Why is Depression More Common in Women? According to a recent study, depression is twice as prevalent in young women (ages 14-25 yr.) than men. However, the ratio decreases with age. Furthermore, women are three times more apt to suffer from stress and anxiety. Though, the gender difference is not clear here. However, most believe …

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