Mental Illness Infographic

Mental Illness Infographic

International research has found that although it’s commonly accepted that mental illness is a disease which can be treated effectively, there exists a common foundation of prejudice which unfairly portrays individuals with conditions like schizophrenia and depression as undesirable for positions of authority and close…

What is Dual Diagnosis Infographic

Associations Between Alcohol And Depression

An individual with dual diagnosis has both a problem with drugs or/and alcohol together with a mental disorder. A lot of individuals who abuse alcohol and drugs also experience mental illness, and a lot of individuals who have mental illness experience problems with substance abuse….

Mental Health Benefits Of Owning A Pet Infographic

Mental Health Benefits Of Owning A Pet Infographic

According to research, pets can be an important source of emotional and social support for everyone, not only people faced with significant health challenges. And it was found that owners of pets were just as close to individuals significant in their lives as to their…

The Happiness Effect Infographic

Happiness_Effect

Research shows that a certain type of thinking which can make people vulnerable to depression can in fact “rub off” on other people, increasing their depression symptoms 6 months later. Research shows that individuals that respond in a negative way to life events that are…

Natural Depression Treatments Infographic

Natural Depression Treatments Infographic

Research has shown that cognitive behavioral therapy is as effective as maintenance antidepressant medication for the prevention of depression recurrence or relapse in individuals who have had successful depression treatment. According to the study authors, recurrence and relapse following recovery from major depression are typical…

Bipolar Disorder Statistics Infographic

Bipolar Disorder Statistics Infographic

According to a study, bipolar disorder evolves in a different way in individuals who binge eat as well. Obesity and binge eating are often present in individuals with bipolar disorder, but it seems to evolve in a different way in individuals who binge eat compared…

Too Much Risk Associated With Use Of Antidepressants In Pregnancy

Paxil and Pregnancy Infographic

According to researchers, increased risk of miscarriage, neonatal health issues, preterm birth as well as the possibility of long term neurobehavioral problems, such as autism, indicate that a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, should only be prescribed with extreme caution…

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression

A Depression Journey Infographic

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression Study 1 Cognitive behavioral therapy seems to be comparable to antidepressants for reducing the chance of relapse or recurrence in people that have already been successfully treated for depression. Researchers observed 160 subjects with major depressive disorder and who had…

The Link Between Smoking and Depression Infographic

The Link Between Smoking and Depression Infographic

Prior depression, regular smoking and also a lack of control over life situations, or “low mastery” can be repeat depression risk factors. Depression is a very common condition that negatively impacts well being for those who have the condition. Around 65% of people having depression…