Posts made in July, 2013

Depression and Anxiety

Posted on Jul 23, 2013

Sadness and grief are part of life: Disappointment Loss of something Loss of someone However sadness becomes problematic when it is: Disruptive to life Goes on for too long Response is out of proportion to situation When you increase coping strategies but is still not effective Increased alcohol & drug use Significant others notice you’re not yourself ‘Depression’ has a number of meanings An everyday feeling of sadness vs a clinical disorder  Most people feel sad or down from time to time, however clinical depression is a distinct quality that is different from normal sadness or grief eg...

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