“The dual burden of chronic physical conditions and mood and anxiety disorders is a significant and growing problem,” said Silvia Martins, MD, PhD, associate
This is another topic I wanted to specifically raise for migraine awareness month because comorbid mental illness complicates migraine treatment immensely in quality of life.
One thing I can tell you about coping is that I like to learn things the hard way. I think we all struggle from time
With migraines, we are three times more likely to develop depression. And we have a higher risk of suicide as well, even factoring in
The Spanish study in the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology called “Cognitive complaints in women with fibromyalgia: Are they due to depression or to
First I would like to point out it isn’t always easy to find effective depression medication or even at all. It can be complex and
I should specify I do not get side effects from Abilify but we are all different. I cannot take antidepressants because they make my depression
Depression is many things. Currently, for me, it is not suicidal despair due to the medication that enables me to at least temper suicidal ideation.
Psychiatrists Must Face Possibility That Medications Hurt More Than They Help “Antidepressants were the most common type of psychiatric drug in the survey, with
I have been depressed for some time and am on medication for it. I have Major Depressive Disorder, or so I found out recently when
Monday Motivation:What’s your life slogan? Explain what words or mantra that keep you going and why. It can’t rain all the time. If you
Believe it or not, I try to be rather hopeful when I express things on this blog. It is my better self. It is my
I am infinitely glad for my depression medication right now because I know my brain well and I would be having troubles. Without it, I
Do you ever wonder with chronic pain where your motivation goes? Why accomplishments just seem… meaningless? One does tend to blame the pain itself. Like