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Mental Health: Finding the Help You Need
Mental Health: Finding the Help You Need When your life spins out of control, asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness. The American Psychological Association recommends you seek the help of a trained mental health professional if: You constantly worry. You feel trapped. You aren't getting any better with self-help. You feel as if you can't handle things alone. Your feelings are affecting your job, relationships or sleep or eating habits. Other reasons to seek help: Someone who knows you well...
Late-Life Depression Quiz
Late-Life Depression Quiz Older adults often suffer from depression needlessly because they fail to recognize its signs or are reluctant to talk with their health care provider about it. In addition, friends and family may think that the symptoms of depression they see in an older person are just a passing mood. Depression, however, is a medical illness. Learn more about depression in the elderly by taking this quiz. 1. Depression is a natural part of growing older. You didn't answer this question. You ...
Seasonal Affective Disorder Quiz
Take the Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Quiz If you notice periods of depression that seem to accompany seasonal changes during the year, you may suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This condition is characterized by recurrent episodes of depression alternating with periods of normal or high mood the rest of the year. 1. People with seasonal affective disorder feel sad only during the winter. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is People with SAD experience dep...
Stress Quiz
What Do You Know About Stress? Slow traffic. Screaming children. A job interview. A crumbling marriage. Any of these could be a stressful situation. We all face stress in our lives, and some days are more stressful than others. Stress can take its toll on our physical and mental health. Learn more about stress and its effects by taking this multiple-choice quiz. 1. Which gland in your body is responsible for the stress response? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is When yo...
A Workable Guide to Good Mental Health
Depression Risk Assessment
Depression Risk Assessment More than 20 million people in the United States suffer from depression. About twice as many women as men suffer from this medical condition. Major depression is an all-encompassing illness that affects a person's body, feelings, thoughts, and behavior. Certain things can trigger an episode of depression. They include a stressful life event, genetics, physical illness, medications, drug or alcohol abuse, or hormone levels. Any one of these factors, or a combination of them, ca...
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