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Category Archives: Depression
My 13-year-old daughter is struggling with some issues. Although she seems happy most of the time, she sometimes says she hates her life. She is very active, laughs and jokes easily and seems to enjoy lots of what life has … Continue reading
I know I should be looking forward to Christmas with my husband and children. My son (age 1) and daughter (age 4) are very excited about Christmas but I just think of Christmas with dread. I had a difficult childhood … Continue reading
I have been depressed since the birth of my child 9 months ago. I am doing better but the biggest problem is my mother-in-law. She is always criticizing me, saying I am neglecting my child and a bad mother because … Continue reading
I have two grandsons, ages eight and ten. Their parents just started a new business and have been very stressed and working all hours. My husband and I have been babysitting the boys a lot. The parents have apparently been … Continue reading
We have two young children, aged two and three years, and my wife has been battling depression for years. Before we were married, she was never depressed. What should I do to help her? Her mother had depression for years … Continue reading
My twelve-year-old son just broke his left femur and he seems to be getting depressed about it. What are some of the encouraging things I could say or do that would lift his spirits up? Is there a video out … Continue reading
I’m worried about my parents. My mother is in her mid-50s and my father is 49. I’m worried that they are dying of stress, seriously. There’s a history of depression in my family and I think both of my parents … Continue reading
My cousin is pregnant and has a history of depression. Is she at risk for post partum depression? Is post partum depression any different from regular depression? What can I do to help? Post partum depression (PPD) occurs in 10-20% … Continue reading