By Peter sams
The American Heritage Dictionary describes depression as being "a psychiatric disorder characterized by an inability to concentrate, insomnia, loss of appetite, anhedonia, feelings of extreme sadness, guilt, helplessness and hopelessness, and thoughts of death."
Depression is the common cold of mental disorders -... Read More
By Jamie Jefferson
Winter is the time of year when I am always looking for a little lift. The string of days before spring unfolds just seem to stretch on and on.
Each year, it seems, I try something new at these times. Here are 18 things that have worked for me to lift the winter doldrums. See if any of these... Read More
By Brenda Skidmore
SAD, otherwise known as 'seasonal affective disorder,' is systemic in nature, and this condition can affect anywhere from 5 to 25 percent of the American population.
The symptoms can range from a relatively mild subtype form, of which affects a larger number of people and is commonly... Read More
By Jaci Rae
"Tis the season to be jolly" or is it? The holidays are supposed to be a joyous time of year, filled with hope for the future and optimism for humanity. With movies like "Miracle on 34th St," "White Christmas," and "A Christmas Story" beaming holiday cheer into our houses and memories of childhood dreams... Read More