The Science Of Happiness Infographic

Research indicates that exercise could boost serotonin levels enough to relieve depression. In one study of individuals split into 3 groups, depression returned in 8 % of the exercise group, 38 % of the antidepressant group and 31 % of the exercise and antidepressant group. Read the full-length article: Symptoms Of ...Continue Reading...

A Depression Journey Infographic

Cognitive behavioral therapy is just as effective as antidepressants for a reduction of risk of depression recurrence in individuals that have already been treated successfully for depression. Read the full-length article: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression A lot of research has shown that exercise improves ...Continue Reading...

Exercise and Depression Infographic

A lot of research supports the theory that exercise improves symptoms of depression. Low intensity exercise has been shown to reduce symptoms of depression by 30%. Researchers suggest that exercise elevates serotonin levels enough to alleviate symptoms of depression. Read the full-length article: Symptoms Of Depression ...Continue Reading...

Know Your Brain Chemistry Infographic

Numerous studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of St. John’s wort for mild to moderate depression. Studies suggest that St. John’s wort is as effective as standard drugs for mild to moderate depression. Research suggests that St. John’s wort works by blocking nerve cells in the brain from reabsorbing serotonin. Read ...Continue Reading...

The Nutrition of Mental Health Infographic

Researchers have proven that fast food is associated with depression. They showed that individuals who eat fast food on a regular basis have a 51% more risk of depression. They also revealed that the more fast food consumed, the higher the risk of depression. Read the full-length article: Study Confirms Fast Food ...Continue Reading...

Perinatal Depression Can Be Reduced With Yoga

It is not a secret that pregnancy hormones dampen mood, but it's also much worse for some expectant moms, 1 in 5 suffer from major depression. Research demonstrates that mindfulness yoga helps to reduce perinatal depression for these women. The term perinatal depression includes a wide range of mood disorders that ...Continue Reading...

Understanding Depression Chart

We all have our ups and downs, and sadness is often mistaken as depression. However, sadness is not always an aspect of depression. Sometimes apathy, anger and reckless actions can be signs of depression. Read the full-length article: What Does Depression Feel Like? High Resolution, Plastic Laminated, 20" ...Continue Reading...

The Science of Mental Illness Infographic

Research has demonstrated that an imbalance in brain chemicals can contribute to the development of some mental disorders. It's suspected that this chemical imbalance impedes the ability of the brain to send messages in between neurons. This results in miscommunication with the brain and body, and signs of mental illness ...Continue Reading...

Seasonal Affective Disorder Not As Common As Thought

Research suggests that getting depressed when it's cold and dreary outside may not be as common as is often believed. Researchers found that neither time of year nor weather conditions influenced depressive symptoms. However, this study does not negate the existence of clinically diagnosed seasonal affective disorder, ...Continue Reading...