Michael Krogman

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It's official! Having sex DOES make for happier relationships (even if you don't realise)

• <b>Newlyweds were happy in relationships regardless of their sex lives</b>• <b><br>But tests looking at 'gut responses' found frequent sex improved score</b>• <b><br>Scientists</b> …

How to Calm Anxiety and Depression - The Easy Way to Restore Vital Neurochemicals

Getting hot and sweaty might not be great for comfort but it’s brilliant for mental health. If getting hot and sweaty isn’t your thing, stay with me …

Neuroscience

People Experiencing Anxiety See The World Differently

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eBooks

How it Feels When the Person You Love Has Depression

I'd never dated anyone who hadn't been on antidepressants, or spent time in a psychiatrist's office. That dark, brooding, introspective type: it draws me in.<p>I used to joke that only men with depression were attracted to me. It was the only experience I'd had, every long-term boyfriend and even the …

Relationships

Love and Other Drugs

So many of us who have been traumatized as children, who were unloved or not loved enough, who were rejected, abandoned, abused, develop addictions later on in life. The trauma that we suffered in our childhood leads to pain, anxiety, emptiness, depression, self hate, and on and on and on. All …

Mental Health

Rumination: A Problem in Anxiety and Depression

Rumination is one of the similarities between anxiety and depression. Ruminating is simply repetitively going over a thought or a problem without …

The Brain

7 Things People With Social Anxiety Do

Social anxiety disorder goes beyond being shy or introverted. It involves an extreme fear of social interaction, and it interferes with an individual's daily life. The symptoms usually begin around age 13 and persist into adulthood. But most people with social anxiety wait at least 10 years to get …

Depression

This Is What Happens to Your Brain During a Panic Attack, According to Science

Each year, six million Americans experience at least one panic attack, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. As an …

Depression

Anxiety From Two Perspectives

Six months ago, our world within our family changed overnight it seemed. I have kept this story under wraps since then; not out of shame or embarrassment but simply because the story isn't mine to tell. In fact this story is <i>only</i> being shared today because my daughter asked if she could share it. I, …

Mental Health

The Struggle Is Real

I've struggled to put into words what I've been going through over the past four months with two suicide attempts. When you are on the inside looking out it's so difficult to explain to others the idea that you really have no meaning in life, that life would go on without you, not skipping a beat. …

Lesser Known Signs of Depression: Can You Feel the Music?

Many times, I work with clients who tell me that they aren't depressed, and therefore won't try medication or in any other way augment our work together, or even come into my office often enough to give me a true shot to help. There are so many reasons that it is helpful to know that you're …

Parenting

Mental Health: 5 Things Alcohol Addiction Makes You Blind To

Photo Credit: artangelo<p>Do you know someone who seems to self medicate with alcohol to cope with life, symptoms of a mental health diagnosis, or …

A Short Account Of Living With Depression And Anxiety

142<p>views<p>142<p>views<p>Keep one notebook that holds all of your important information.<p>This booklet will hold information that you've completed, still have …

Here's What It's Actually Like To Live With Bipolar Disorder

"I'm not crazy. Something in my head just works different than yours."<p><b>"It became clear that this wasn't the case.</b> I started a new medication regimen a few months ago and my mood has been stable since then. There are still difficulties, but I try to take them in stride."

People Open Up About Their Depression Struggles With #WhatYouDontSee

'What you don't see is how painful it is when people dismiss your problems.'<p>People with depression are opening up about the invisible side to the …

Mental Health

12 Stories That Capture What Depression Feels Like

More than 300 million people will experience depression in their lifetimes, but not everyone will experience depression in the same way. We rounded up 10 HuffPost articles that resonated with our readers and give a glimpse into the varied and deeply personal ways people deal with depression.<p>1. How …

Johns Hopkins University

Changing Media Depictions of Mental Illness

The perceptions of mental illnesses have come a long way from their characterization as untreatable maladies, thus forcing the suffering individual …

The Price of Loving Someone Borderline or Narcissistic

In my clinical experience, I have found that having a relationship with someone who has severe narcissistic or borderline personality disorder often …

Psychology