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Can Domestic Violence Cause Depression?

Domestic violence is a tragic and traumatic experience that leaves long-lasting scars. Though sometimes the damage of domestic violence is physical, the mental and emotional damage it leaves is just as significant. Studies have indicated that experiencing domestic violence, whether physical or psychological, significantly increases rates of depression among both women and men. People who…

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What Are the Signs of Depression?

Depression is a mental illness disorder that can seriously impair your life. It affects virtually every aspect of your being. Depression influences how you act as well as your thoughts and feelings. Its influence on these areas is predominantly negative. We must look for signs of depression within ourselves and society members. About 7.1% of…

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Anxiety Support During The Holidays

As the holidays are approaching, some people struggle hard to cope with overwhelming emotions. There are various reasons why people may feel more emotional or anxious during the holidays. Some people who have mental health challenges may feel down during the holiday season. Others suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), making it harder to deal…

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Mood Swings and Depression

Mood swings describe rapid, often drastic, shifts in temperament. If you are experiencing mood swings, you could be feeling on top of the world and, within the hour, feel despondent and depressed. These changes could potentially be normal, perhaps as a result of hormone changes or stress. In such cases, they will generally fade with…

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When Is Residential Depression Treatment Necessary?

Depression is an extremely common experience, but every person’s experience with depression is different. In some cases, depression is temporary and easily treatable, and in others, depression could require years of intensive therapy or medication. In either case, treatment is an essential first step to recovery. If your depression is severe, long-lasting, or treatment-resistant, a…

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Benefits of Seeking a Depression Rehabilitation Center

If you feel like you’ve lost control over your life or previous attempts at treating depression have been ineffective, a depression rehabilitation program could be the right choice for you. Our team of highly trained professionals at the Atlanta Center For Mental Health is here for you and your mental health. A depression rehabilitation program…

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How to Get a Confirmed Depression Diagnosis

Many people live with symptoms of a mental illness. Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, and many people require treatment to recover from it. If you think you might benefit from a depression treatment program, the first step might be getting a depression diagnosis. If you or someone you love require treatment…