Posts Tagged ‘antidepressants’

Year-Round Mental Health Awareness and Resources

Mental Health Conversations and Community Should be Available All-Year-Round May was Mental Health Awareness Month, and as a Psychiatrist, I find it a welcoming sign that the stigma of mental illness seems to be diminishing with each passing year. In the spirit of encouraging people to address their mental health in a constructive way, I wanted […] Read more…

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Talk Therapy vs. Antidepressants: Understanding Your Treatment Options

How do Depression Treatments Compare? In 2017, there are more ways than ever to treat depression. Quite often, patients will need to try a couple different treatment options before they find the one that they respond to most effectively. The two main categories of depression treatment are talk therapy and antidepressants. Commonly, a combination of […] Read more…

Depression in Men: It’s Different

Why is depression harder for men to cope with than women? Having seen many men with depression and other challenging mental health problems, I would like to give you some insight into how men experience depression, and how it can differ from women’s experiences. Sadly, even if men are experiencing a very difficult time and […] Read more…

3 Ways Exercise Can Reduce Depression

We all know that exercise is good for our physical health, but it also has healing properties for our mental health as well. Although you may not want to do it initially, getting at least 30 minutes of exercise per day can help you relieve stress and feel better. Here’s how! Reduces Stress If you’re […] Read more…

5 Popular Misconceptions about Psychiatry

Historically, mental illness is a subject that is often met with discomfort, skepticism, and fear. As a result, the world of Psychiatry, unless a person has actually seen a Psychiatrist, or knows someone who has, is often met with these same feelings of skepticism. In fact, here are five misconceptions that many Psychiatrists, like myself, […] Read more…