Suffering--Literally--from the Blues
- YOU LOST YOUR JOB now what? Garth, Jennifer // Good Health & Medicine;Jun2009, p76
The article offers pieces of advice for those who are facing job dismissal. Psychologist Jenny Gilder from Amelior Partners says retreating can result to serious emotional problems such as depression. Ways to make redundancy work are discussed including putting losing the job into perspective...
- Honesty is the best policy for insurance. MALLON, IAIN // Mortgage Strategy;2/23/2009, p14
The article focuses on the need of disclosing correct information while taking insurance. It is reported that people suffering from depression often non-disclose health related information as they believe they will be offered high rates for life insurance. The financial advisers should promote...
- A sad state of mind. Kamberg, M.L. // Current Health 2;Dec89, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p17
Defines the term, mood disorders and explains causes, diagnosis and treatment. INSET: Shedding light on Seasonal Affective Disorder. Explains this....
- The meaning of depression. // Current Health 1;Jan1992, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p20
Discusses depression in children and adolescents. Definition of depression; Treatment, such as therapy or antidepressant drugs; How child psychologists and mental health therapists treat depressed people; Cases, such as a loss of some kind or low self-esteem; How to reverse negative thinking...
- Beating the winter blues. // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Jan1993, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p8
Offers information on winter depression disorders. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD); `Depression: The Mood Disease,' by Dr. Frances M. Mondimore; Treatment of SAD; Recognizing when SAD may be clincal depression; The National Foundation for Depressive Illness; Contact point; Support groups; More.
- Calming the roller coaster ride of mood... Hopkins, H. // FDA Consumer;Nov88, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p20
More than 2 million Americans may suffer from a mental illness of mood swings known as bipolar disorder, or manic-depressive illness. An inherited ailment, it often remains latent until young adulthood. While drugs can calm the emotional cycles, about half the victims are undiagnosed and...
- Genius or madness. // FDA Consumer;Nov88, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p24
Briefly discusses how bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness) has affected many famous composers, authors, and politicians. Reveals that some occupations, especially those that require persuasiveness and imagination, seem to attract many bipolar personalities.
- Depression & advancing age. Larkin, Marilynn // FDA Consumer;Mar1993, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p18
Reports that new research reveals that depression in older people is not always emotional in origin and that chemical changes in the brain from illness or medications may sometimes be responsible. The difference between depression and the `the blues'; Response to drug treatment; Drug...
- Updates. // MidLife Woman;Aug96, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p9
Presents an update on various studies relating to mental depression, particularly among women. Link between women with a history of medically treated depression and early menopause; Genetic link between depression and substance abuse; Fatty acids' role in mental functioning and depression.