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Stress and depression have a lot of overlapping symptoms, but the treatment is different.
«Stress is something that is phasic for most people. You have a stressful period and you come out of it,»
Depression has often been blamed on low levels of serotonin in the brain. That answer is insufficient, but alternatives are coming into view and changing our understanding of the disease.
A new shows there’s no clear evidence that depression is caused by abnormally low levels of serotonin in the brain.
«drug trials show that antidepressants are barely distinguishable from a placebo (dummy pill) when it comes to treating depression.»
An exhaustive new review debunks the “chemical imbalance” theory of depression.
Learn to recognize and challenge this 10 thinking patterns before they send you spiraling into depression.
Athletes often use creatine to boost performance and aid muscle recovery. Accumulating evidence suggests it could also help with depression.
«Supplementing up to 30 grams a day in this fashion has been found to be safe and well-tolerated over the long-term (at least five years).»
Using observation, investigation, and productivity methods to understand my depression
«My Proactive Tracking System took the form of a system of randomized prompts to log my mood throughout the day. I used Yapp Reminders to send the prompt and Mood Meter (screenshots below) to log my moods.»
We keep chasing happiness, but true clarity comes from depression and existential angst. Admit that life is hell, and be free
«Heaven is no longer about the transcendental realm, but about attaining a total state of happiness and transforming Earth itself into Heaven in the now.»
From baboon hierarchies to the mind-gut connection, the path to defeating depression starts with understanding its causes.
Navigating disruptions in shared reality can be distressing. The way forward isn’t intuitive but is powerfully effective
I’m about to go speak to NAMI Ohio’s statewide conference, Fulfilling the Promise. These are the remarks I prepared for my speech. Before I begin, I want to warn you that this talk touc…
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