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Depression And Your Teenager

Depression And The Teen Who Found Her Cure At just 14 years old Kaley was suffering with depression. Her mother, worried and desperately seeking help for her daughter, tried doctors, counselors and medication. The doctors and the counselors were unable to help, and...

Symptoms of Depression -Part Two

The first blog in this series highlighted two symptoms that occur when a person a person is in a state of depression, the first one we discussed yesterday, was the disturbed sleep patterns, and the second was the disconnection from emotions that occurs when this...

Symptoms of Depression – Part One

Depression always starts with the same feeling, however, the symptoms themselves can manifest in many different ways, and it is these differences that make depression such a difficult, isolating and often times hard to accurately diagnose mental issue. Below are a few...

Depression, anxiety and cricket. What happened to Jonathan Trott?

If he is indeed suffering from depression, then he is in a dark ole hole that is no fun to tumble down. Cricket and the pressure of it does not cause depression, it cannot cause depression and it cannot be blamed – nor can anything or anyone else. Cricket and the...

Depression Always Starts The Same Way Depression manifests very differently in each person, and this is a big part of what makes it so dangerous. In some people, the outward manifestation of depression is very mild and is undetectable to even the closest friends and family of those who are suffering. In others, the signs are obvious to all – from mood swings, to suicide attempts and even, in some cases acts of violence. However in both of these vastly different manifestations, and all those that fall between them, one thing is always the same: The way in which depression begins, is identical, in every single case. The starting point does not vary.

John Kirwan is one of New Zealand’s greatest All Blacks. He had the one of the most envied lives from a very young age, he had everything he wanted, and yet, he felt like he had nothing. From being a youthful All Black to an icon in his retirement everything was not...

Depression is easily hidden and that is what makes it so very dangerous

Acclaimed Australian author Matthew Reilly is best known for his heart pounding and relentless action sequences, set amongst superhuman-esque mortals and detailed backdrops, but these days he is also known as one of the most public victims of depression. Not through...
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