AVOIDING THE “WINTER BLUES”

“Seasonal Affective Disorder” (SAD), also known as “seasonal depression” and the “winter blues,” is estimated to affect about 14 million Americans. Typically, symptoms of this

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STANDING IN OPPOSITION

When children persistently display irrational, rebellious behavior, and anger at authority figures over extended periods, their performance may be attributed to “oppositional defiant disorder” (ODD).

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MANAGING STRESS

For several reasons, older adults may find they have greater difficulty managing stress than they once did. For one, aging bodies may have a more

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TYPES OF BIPOLAR DISORDER

There are several types of bipolar disorder, which generally produces abnormal highs or lows in mood. The most widespread types of bipolar disorder are bipolar

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DEPRESSION AGES THE BRAIN

Recent research confirms a 2015 study that found that people with depression had an 83 percent increased risk of developing dementia (compared with people who

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THE GAMES PEOPLE PLAY

“Gaming disorder,” which entered the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases in 2018, is a term used to describe people who have trouble controlling

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A NATURAL STRESS REDUCER

If you are looking for ways to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, try taking a walk in the woods (preferably with your cell phone shut

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