Electroconvulsive Therapy-All you should know

Electroconvulsive Therapy in Mental Health Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is one of the most controversial treatments used in mental health. While some psychiatrists believe that ECT is an effective life-saving psychiatric treatment, others have grave concerns about its effectiveness and the associated side effects. What is Electroconvulsive Therapy? Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment involving the …

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Chronic Pain and Depression- Inseparable but Treatable

Chronic pain and depression Chronic pain and depression  always come hand in hand. If you have been managing any sort of pain for a quite a while, you can tell from experience that living with chronic pain can be hell. Being helpless and not able to control the situation can be very depressing. Not knowing when all of …

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Grief And Depression- Things To Help You Heal Fast

Grief And depression- One After Another Are you Still Grieving? It is only human to feel pain and grief when you lose a close family member or someone dear to you. The grief process is normal, and almost all if not everyone go through this stage. The time of grief varies between individuals but when depression sets in and …

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Suicide warning signs- Recognizing them early

Suicide is Preventable Suicide is not a mental illness in itself like many people simply categorize it. It is a complication of it. It is a serious potential consequence of treatable mental disorders that include major depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, borderline personality disorder, substance use disorders, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders like bulimia amongst others. As serious as suicide is, many people fail to …

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Medications that cause depression

Medications can cause depression If you think you are on one of the medications that cause depression, you may be right. Certain medications prescribed for various medical conditions do cause feelings that are similar to those of depression such as sadness, despair, and discouragement. Some other medicines prescribed for medical problems can trigger excessive elation and energy that mimick …

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