Posts Tagged ‘Mood Disorders’

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How Does Childhood Guilt Affect Your Adult Life?

Guilt is a powerful emotion that tends to elicit feelings of shame, panic, and loss of self-esteem, no matter your age. It is often introduced during childhood as parents’ way of controlling a child’s behavior. However, using this tactic can cause anxious thinking and may lead to bouts of depression as an adult. If you’ve […] Read more…

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

During and after pregnancy, women can expect to experience many different emotions. Many women talk about the “glow” of pregnancy. Many others describe feeling happy one minute but worried, down, or tired the next, particularly in the first few days or weeks after giving birth. When these symptoms are mild and resolve on their own […] Read more…

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Why Am I Depressed During My Pregnancy?

While many women experience the elation that one might expect with pregnancy, other women experience fear, sadness, and depression. In fact, up to 23% of women struggle with some symptoms of depression during pregnancy. Unfortunately, depression in pregnancy is often misdiagnosed as another type of hormonal imbalance. It is extremely important for mother and baby […] Read more…

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff talks Depression & Suicide with Scott Sands

On August 12, 2014, I was interviewed by Scott Sands and Bill Carroll regarding depression, mood disorders and suicide, as a result of Robin Williams’ passing. Roughly 20 percent of people are dealing with major depression at any given time. The cause could be a number of factors as no two people are the same. […] Read more…