In our societal context, we can scarcely go a day without creating an emotional response as part of our daily experience. Emotions can have a wide range of expression and intensity and simultaneously describe a spectrum of life’s experiences.… Read the rest →
Archive for the ‘Depression’ Category
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Our nation continues to experience heightened levels of depression. Current studies reflect that teens are also becoming impacted by these alarming rates of depression. Investigative journalist, Johann Hari, reflects that:
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One in five U.S.
The Loneliness Epidemic in America
America’s kids are lonelier and more isolated than they’ve ever been. Recent research studies using the UCLA Loneliness Scale have confirmed it, and you can read about them here. In fact, a recent Cigna study asked over 20,000 Americans about loneliness and social isolation.… Read the rest →
It’s so difficult to be the parent of child who battles depression. On top of the pain associated with the knowledge that they’re in pain, many parents also feel personal shame that their child is not “normal,” or that they might have failed them in some way.… Read the rest →
By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Living with depression is incredibly overwhelming. Despite the fact that over 16 million Americans suffer from it, it can be a dangerously solitary condition.
Source: Major Depression Among Adults
The key is to give someone who’s depressed small, measurable goals.… Read the rest →