How To Deal With Mentally Ill Parents

Many young children, adolescents, and adults will watch their mentally ill parent suffer, without a clue of how to deal with them. Being an older adult, with a mentally debilitated parent can be very challenging, but it can be equally challenging for an adolescent. When a child is forced to take on the role as an adult, they will be

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Anhedonia Treatment: Dopamine The Neurohormone

Anhedonia is a symptom that is often linked to major depressive disorder. The brain’s pleasure center is effected by changes in the neurotransmitter, dopamine. If the dopamine levelĀ is high, then the individual will experience elated joy and happiness, when the level is low the exact opposite will occur. Dopamine Reactions When an individual experiences a high level of stress andĀ pain,

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Symptoms Of Depression In Women

Around 16 million or 6.9% of adult Americans suffered from some sort of episodic major depression in 2012 (NIMH). During this same year, within a 12 month period, 8.4% of females suffered from at least 1 episodic episode. When compared to the males at 5.2%, women were more prominently targeted by depression. Knowing the Difference While most individuals will suffer

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