Information about depression
The internet can be a confusing place. Therefore we have asked our therapists to gather the best advice, tools and psychological counseling regarding depression. A well-arranged content universe for people, who want to know more about depression.
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What is depression?
What is Depression?
If you have had symptoms of major depressive disorder for a few days or even two weeks, that may not seem like a long time, but ask anyone who’s live through it will tell you it feels like forever. Learn MDD signs and symptoms, and treatment options for MDD.
Why Depression isn’t just a chemical imbalance
In this video Hank Green from SciShow Psych gives a brief overview of what depression is. This includes a breakdown of the diagnosis and symptoms, and of our current best theories on what is going on inside the brain, when you have depression. He covers brain chemistry, structure and genetics.
Major Depression disorder
In this animated video from PsychHub the signs, symptoms and treatment options for major depressive disorder are broken down with examples, so they become easier to relate to your own life and experiences.
The Lesser Known Symptoms of Depression
In this video Hank Green from SciShow Psych gives a brief overview of the symptoms of depression, including the symptoms that are not often talked about, or associated with depression. He also touches on research trying to offer explanations on why these symptoms occur in the first place.
How to handle depression
“I’m fine” – Learning To Live With Depression
In this Tedx talk, Jake shares his personal insights into living with depression and suicidal thoughts, and how connecting to and opening up to a wide online community has affected his relationship with depression.
How To Connect with Depressed Friends
In this TEDx talk comedian and storyteller Bill Bernat takes on the difficult topic of clinical depression. Depression is common, but most people are hesitant to talk to those challenged with the condition. After his own experience, Bill realized how important it was to be able to talk about his depression and have a genuine connection with another person.
8 tips for living with depression
In this article Nancy Schimelpfening shares 8 things that you can do, which might help you to live better with depression. These things include building a support network and better sleeping and eating habits. Some of the tips, such as learning to stop negative thoughts, are also things that are specifically targeted in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, which is something that we offer at We.Care.
How to Spot Severe Depression vs Feeling Depressed
Depression is on a continuum. Severe depression is often overlooked or misconstrued. It is not the same as low-grade depression. Discover the differences and signs in this eye opening interview with Dr. Ramani Durvasula and MedCircle Host Kyle Kittleson.
You are not alone
Daniel and Depression
In this video Daniel shares his experience of going through depression. The video is both comedic and honest, and shows what depression can feel as a young person. He also talks about small things that he has personally found helps him live better with depression, and his experiences with both therapy and antidepressant medication.
Parenting through Postpartum Depression
Mental illness kills more mothers in the first year postpartum than anything else and is a major contributor to marriage breakdown after a baby but maternal mental illnesses like postpartum depression and anxiety are still taboo topics. In this heart wrenching, honest and surprising talk, Camille Mehta shares the steps to help you or someone you know survive maternal mental illness.
What It Feels Like To Have Depression
A young man navigates his education under the shadow of his depression, undergoing extraordinary personal growth as he learns to open up about his mental health battle.
Living Trough Depression: Julia’s Story
In this video Julia opens up about her struggle with mental illness in hopes of helping other teens and children find their way. Watch her incredible journey.
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