What Is Lexapro?


You may have heard of the medication called Lexapro. You may be wondering how it helps to alleviate your symptoms associated with depression. This article will describe just that. In particular, it will describe what type of medication Lexapro is, the benefits of Lexapro,...


The Myths About Depression


Have you ever been depressed before? Have people told you simply to get over it? Have you felt like these people did not understand what you were going through? Well, there are many myths associated with depression. This article will describe some of these myths and further explain why these myths are not true.

Myth 1:It's All In Your Head

Has someone ever told you if think positively you will feel better and your depression...


Is There A Connection Between Sleep And Depression?


Is your sleep routine off? Are you sleeping less than normal? Are you depressed? Are you wondering if there is a connection between your irregular sleep pattern and your depressed mood? Well, keep reading this article because the answer is yes. There indeed is a relationship between sleep and depression. According to the National Sleep Foundation (2016), "The relationship between sleep and depressive illness is complex – depression may cause sleep problems...

Coping Skills

How To Cope With Depression


Have you suffered from depression in the past or are currently suffering from depression? Are you currently taking medication that works or does not work? Either way you may be looking for alternative approaches for the treatment of symptoms associated with depression in addition to medication. This article will describe specific ways to cope with the symptoms of depression besides the use of medication. They include exercise and journaling.

How Can Exercise Help...


Depression: The Basics


You may have suffered from depression or simply wonder what depression is? This article will describe the symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder. In addition, this article will also provide a variety of medications used to treat symptoms associated with depression.

What Is Major Depressive Disorder?

According to , the presence of a single major depressive episode must occur for a diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder to be given. However, this is not the only criteria for...


Welcome to Coping with Depression

Dealing with mood disorders -- such as clinical depression -- is rarely an easy thing for a person. Depression just doesn't take away your energy and motivation -- it lies to you about your future, stripping away any hope for your "old" life.

There's no dearth of advice about how to cope with depression. But given how common depression is as a mental health concern, I don't believe there's a single approach...