• Pets One Pet Companionship
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    People who own pets have been known to lead longer and happier lives than those without them. As we get older, we become less active. The more inactive we become, the higher our risk of death. We therefore need something in our lives to keep us busy so we don't die prematurely; and a pet is just the thing to do it. This is probably because of the companionship, exercise, and responsibility that they provide. First, owning a pet forces one to take on the responsibility of keeping it alive. One's...
  • Depression Psychology Information Online
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    Depression is one of the most common psychological problems. Each year over 17 million Americans experience a period of clinical depression. Thus, depression affects nearly everyone through personal experiences or through depression in a family member or friend. Depression can interfere with normal functioning, and frequently causes problems with work, social life and family life. It causes pain and suffering not only to those who have a disorder, but also to those who care about them. Serious ...
  • Depression Teens Teenagers Depressed
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    Teenage depression is a growing problem in today's society and is often a major contributing factor for a multitude of adolescent problems. The statistics about teenage runaways, alcoholism, drug problems, pregnancy, eating disorders, and suicide are alarming. Even more startling are the individual stories behind these statistics because the young people involved come from all communities, all economic levels, and all home situations-anyone's family. The common link is often depression. For the ...
  • Diagnosis And Treatment Of Depression In The Elderly
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    Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in the Elderly Mental disorders are becoming more prevalent in today's society as people add stress and pressure to their daily lives. The elderly population is not eliminated as a candidate for a disorder just because they may be retired. In fact, mental disorders affect 1 in 5 elderly people. One would think that with disorders being rather prevalent in this age group that there would be an abundance of treatment programs, but this is not the case. Because...
  • Depression People Depressed Drug
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    According to William Styron (Poet), he sees depression as a fertile muse. Over a period of time, it became acceptable t o publicly confide vulnerability to depression, due to the fact that William Styron had had publicly admitted how he overcame depression, which brought him near to madness. There then became a flood of drugs such as Paxil, Prozac, Serotonin etc. on the drug market. However, despite this influx of medicines on the drug market, researchers has sought a revised view of depression...
  • Analysis Of Guy Montag
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    Analysis of: Guy Montag His full name is Guy Montag. People call him Montag though. Montag is married to a depressed lady named Mildred Montag. But Montag is a fireman of ten years and is thirty years old. He also has black hair and black eyebrows. He takes pride in his job with the fire department. He enjoys dressing in his uniform and playing the conductor as he directs the fire hose toward burning illegal books. In his first few years working at the fire department, Montag had and even joine...
  • Depression People Depressed Therapy
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    Depression is defined as an illness; the feelings of depression persist and interfere with a child or adolescent's ability to function. Depression can be a very difficult and painful experience that affects not only the individual suffering from it, but also the people around them. There comes a point in some peoples' lives where social isolation, low energy, sadness, low self-esteem, and the feeling of hopelessness, cannot be taken anymore. The feelings are so strong and persistent, that the vi...
  • Happy Productive Employees Dodd Study Employee
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    Happy Employee are Productive Employees just-released longitudinal study adding to the growing body of scientific evidence on employee productivity confirms that depression is common in the workplace and detrimental to employee performance. These findings are reported in the May issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry, the monthly scientific journal of the American Psychiatric Association. The study found that absenteeism due to health problems was twice as high for employees with depressive...
  • Depression Disorder Individuals Hockenbury
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    In today's society, we are faced with or placed in many unpredictable and stressful situations. However, many of us manage to properly analyze the situations and maintain our sanity, experiencing only a mild form of depression, if any. Others may encounter similar situations and become mentally depressed. Some reasons for being depressed are normal, such as, a death of a family member, parents divorce, or loss of job; but, depending on how long you are depressed, as a result of these mis fortuna...
  • Dysthymic Disorder Depression Therapy Symptoms
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    DYSTHYMIC DISORDER & BRIEF THERAPY DEPRESSION Mild, chronic depression has probably existed as long as the human condition, although it has been referred to by various different names. The DSM-III replaced the term "neurotic depression" with dysthymia disorder -- which literally means 'ill-humored'-and it was added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 1980 Dysthymic disorder, also called dysthymia, is a type of depression involving long-term chronic symptoms that do not ...
  • Depression Brain Chemistry
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    What is depression? Being clinically depressed is very different from the down type of feeling that all people experience from time to time. Occasional feelings of sadness are a normal part of life, and it is unfortunate that such feelings are often colloquially referred to as 'depression.' In clinical depression, such feelings are out of proportion to any external causes. There are things in everyone's life that are possible causes of sadness, but people who are not depressed manage to cope wit...
  • Depression People Depressed Therapy
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    Depression Depression is defined as an illness; the feelings of depression persist and interfere with a child or adolescent's ability to function. Depression can be a very difficult and painful experience that affects not only the individual suffering from it, but also the people around them. There comes a point in some peoples' lives where social isolation, low energy, sadness, low self-esteem, and the feeling of hopelessness, cannot be taken anymore. The feelings are so strong and persistent, ...
  • Depression Flach 1975
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    Depression is a disorder characterized by depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. Depression is a general term that has been used to describe transient feelings, a psychological disorder, and a health problem that is characterized by a group of related symptoms (Beeber, 1998). "Depression is an alteration in mood probably treated more by nurse psychotherapists more frequently than any other symptom in clinical practice with the exception of anxiety" (Drake, Drake, & P...
  • David Burns Feeling Good Depression
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    David Burn's Feeling Good: Depression In the book Feeling Good, David Burns, MD, the author, outlines certain cognitive techniques an individual suffering from depression could use in combating the disorder. He begins the book by briefly describing the pertinence and the prevalence of depression. The author captures the audience's attention in the first paragraph: ' In fact depression is so widespread it is considered the common cold of psychiatric disturbances' (Burns, 1992) p. 9. Burns (1992),...
  • Depression Depressive Symptoms
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    The Depressed Gender By Kevin Barry Ph. D. , C. F. C. SUMMARY: This article reviews the correlates and rates of depressive symptoms in preadolescent and adolescent boys and girls. Examples of differing socialization paths available to the genders are supplied. Diagnostic criteria for depression for each gender are reviewed. Implications for the living with and the treating of depression in a family are considered from the perspective of systems theory. Some parental advice is given. Long term ...
  • Depression People Depressed Treatment
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    Depression, its something all of us have experienced in some point and time in our lives, whether it was for a day or for years. Most of the people that it affects arent even aware of the serious complications depression creates and if they are they dont admit to themselves they would be clinically diagnosed with depression. It is the second most common health problem; anxiety is the first. Depression is known as the common cold of mental illness. There are many causes for depression. They consi...
  • Remembrance Compared And Contacted To Wuthering Heights
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    The poem "Remembrance" and the character Heathcliff from the novel Wuthering Heights have a lot in common. The poem "Remembrance" deals with a man who has just lost his lover that he has loved since his youth. In the novel Wuthering Heights, Heathcliff loves Catherine since they first met and also has a youth love. As they grow older Catherine leaves to be with Edgar and than dies after giving birth. Heathcliff is saddened by this and becomes depressed. In "Remembrance" the man loses his lover ...
  • Alcohol In High School
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    Alcohol abuse is a very dangerous and harmful illness that goes on all over the world. The age that it all starts is when you are a student in high school. Binge drinking is what starts to get High School students into trouble. They go through a whole week of school and when the weekend comes they just want to let loose and get drunk. Letting loose every once in a while can lead to binge drinking all of the time. Drinking alcohol in high school can lead to depression, and using other substances....
  • Treatment For Depression Therapist Essential Therapeutic
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    Depression is a common, often incapacitating, debilitating, and sometimes, fatal disorder. These disorder are characterized by emotional, cognitive, behavioural, and physiological symptoms. Emotionally, there are feeling of sadness, shame, guilt, anxiety, helplessness and hopelessness. Cognitive and behavioral symtoms include excessive self- critcrism, indecisiveness, psychomotor, agitation or retardation, and suid ical thoughts, plans and behaviour. Physiologically, depressed people experience...