Jaime Lynn

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7 Things About Antidepressants That Nobody Ever Told You

I was 17 when a psychiatrist first put me on the antidepressant Prozac, which was actually being used to treat anxiety in my case. Prozac is a …

Depression

A List of Antidepressants That Do Not Cause Vertigo

Vertigo is not the same as dizziness or lightheadedness. It is “a sensation of motion or spinning ... often described as dizziness,” according to the …

Depression

12 Types Of Depression We Need To Know About To Understand Mental Health Better

Most people don't even know if they're going through a depressive episode, simply because they don't know better.Based on statistics by the World …

Depression

The Connection Between Sugar and Depression

Image by Brook Lark<p>Food can have many effects on your mood and emotions. When you’re hungry and want food, you can be grumpy, upset, or even angry. …

Nutrition

Please don't say these 11 terrible things to someone with a mental illness.

I know I've said things to my daughter about her anxiety that were immensely unhelpful.<p>And though I've apologized, I cringe thinking about how many …

Mental Health

When Does General Depression Become Clinical Depression?

<i>When does general depression become clinical depression? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Jennifer Guttman, Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, GuttmanPsychology.com, on Quora:</b><p>I treat many …

Depression

Simple Tasks Depression Can Make Feel Impossible

If you have depression, live with bipolar disorder, or have a mental illness that makes depression more likely, self-care and household tasks can …

Symptoms from stopping antidepressants are largely a mystery

Many who try to quit say they cannot because of withdrawal symptoms they were never warned about.

Depression

Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit

Victoria Toline would hunch over the kitchen table, steady her hands and draw a bead of liquid from a vial with a small dropper. It was a delicate operation that had become a daily routine — extracting ever tinier doses of the antidepressant she had taken for three years, on and off, and was …

Depression

5 Things You Shouldn't Say to Someone Who's Depressed

As someone who has treated hundreds of people with depression, and coped with it personally, I understand some of the fear and confusion about the …

Best Ever Deviled Eggs

Go classic — or top it with herbs, veggies, bacon, and more.<p>Directions<p>Place eggs in large saucepan, add enough cold water to cover by 2 inches and …

Eggs

Tired of being tired? It's vital to identify the reasons why

How often do you ask yourself: "Why am I so tired all the time?" We all know that burning the midnight oil, while juggling a busy schedule, is bound …

The 50 most popular first dance songs for weddings, according to Spotify

The most popular song to play at a first dance during a wedding is really, really popular.<p>Spotify looked at thousands of playlists users made on the platform last summer to come up with the world's top 50 most popular songs to play for the first dance at weddings.<p>The most popular pick is "Thinking …

Antidepressants May Not Be All They’re Cracked Up to Be

In his new book, ‘Lost Connections,’ author Johann Hari argues that antidepressants aren’t the miracle cure-all we’ve made them out to be.<p>In a new …

7 Mantras To Help You Think More Positively, According To A Personal Development Coach

The world is full of obstacles and hardships, but one of the biggest forces holding us back is often our own minds. Personal development coach Gary …

Depression may change the brain over time

Currently, clinical depression is treated in pretty much the same way, whether the patient has experienced it for a short time or over many years. …

Five Mistakes People With Depression Make

A trap for those suffering from depression and anxiety is that many of people's natural coping reactions make the problem worse rather than better. …

There's nothing wrong with "happy pills" - they're there to help and they really do

When I was admitted to hospital with depression 14 years ago I dreaded taking antidepressants.<p>I refused to be “chemically coshed” with drugs that …

How Effective Are Antidepressants? A New Study Examines Their Effects Compared To Placebo

Major depressive disorder can be debilitating, and finding the right medication to feel better is sometimes a frustrating process. Just like any …

These Antidepressants Are Most Effective, Study Says

Millions of people take antidepressants for depression. But there’s long been debate over just how effective the medications actually are. On …

10 Ways Depression and Anxiety Can Cause Physical Pain

At some point in your life, I’m sure there’s been someone to whom you want to give the benefit of the doubt, but they just… can’t… seem… to help …

Should You Take Antidepressants Long Term?

Do you worry about the effects of long-term use of antidepressants? They're among the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States, and …

Depression

The ‘One Hour Rule’ I Use When Mental Illness Makes It Hard To Get Out Of Bed

As much as I would love to be one of those people who jumps out of bed in the mornings, wide eyed, refreshed and ready to take on the day ahead, it …

Mental Health

Breaking the Link Between Low Self-Esteem and Self-Sabotage

Low self-esteem can turn our lives into a series of self-fulfilling prophecies. Lack of belief in ourselves — the feeling that we are unworthy, or …

Yes, Your Dog Probably Is Watching Television, and Here's What He Sees, According to Science

We’ve all been there. Splayed out on the couch, our pups splayed out on top of us, watching <i>The Crown</i> when <i></i>an errant Corgi barks or <i>Saturday Night …

14 Posts That Will Make Living With Depression A Little Easier

Because it can REALLY SUCK.<p>Some of those people are therapists and psychologists. Others are people dealing with depression who can tell you firsthand what worked for them. We've written a lot of depression content over the years — both helpful and feelsy — so we decided to pull a few gems together …

Depression

10 Myths About Antidepressants and Antipsychotics You Need To Know

According to The Experts Here 10 Myths About Antidepressants and Antipsychotics You Need To Know.<p>Myth 1: Your disease is caused by a chemical …

Depression: A Symptom, Not a Disorder

Lately, there has been a large number of articles about "depression" that seem to go out of their way to avoid mentioning any specific psychiatric …

6 Signs of suicidal behavior to recognize before it’s too late

Someone in need might be right in front of you.<p>According to the National Institutes of Health, “Over the past 15 years, the total suicide rate has …

7 Tips to Help with Cognitive Impairment During Depression

Depressed mood, loss of interest in activities once enjoyed and feelings of worthlessness and guilt are well-known symptoms of depression. Depression …

Cognitive Impairment