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Depression
Depression

Is it more than the blues? If you have these symptoms, you may be depressed. If you or someone you know experiences these symptoms of depression, seek help immediately from a professional counselor or physician. Depressed mood on most days for most of each day. (Irritability may be prominent in children and adolescents.) Total or […]

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Can depression be inherited?
Can depression be inherited?

I seem to have a natural, negative disposition and I often feel depressed. Can depression be inherited? What can I do to turn things around? Advice: There are so many reasons for a person to get depressed. If you are a social person, and you live in an isolated place, chances are you will get […]

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Embracing my Depression
Embracing my Depression

Depression is much more common that I expected. I remember being at a Men’s Breakfast at my church, and five out of the six men at my table admitted to going through depression. But it is rarely talked about. I tried many things to get rid of the depression – sleeping, fasting and prayer, talking […]

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Can Depression Be A Friend?
Can Depression Be A Friend?

I have a friend. I haven’t seen her for a while now. She tends to come and go as she pleases. Every so often, she will drop in, stay a while and leave when she thinks she’s kept me company for long enough. Whenever she’s around, my days need to be re-organized. Hers is a […]

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From Depression to Joy
From Depression to Joy

This is the story of a changed life, as told to Power to Change Ministries Troubles; unmanageable crises; spiritually and emotionally immature; alcoholism; prescription pill abuse; sexual problems and insanity; this was me. I came from a dysfunctional home, and was adopted into a dysfunctional home. Alcoholism was prevalent in both homes. I was sexually […]

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Understanding Depression
Understanding Depression

Years ago, when we were young, my brother Gene had a dance band for which I played. He asked an attractive teenage girl to sing with his band, but she never got to do so. Her mother just had a baby and was suffering from post-partum depression. Her husband often spent his evenings at a […]

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Living With Depression
Living With Depression

Looking back on that moment when she was diagnosed with severe depression, Jennifer Watt realizes she might not have taken it as well as she thought she had. She remembers how she shuffled through the grocery store aisles and she remembers how her eyes welled up with tears. “It was a hard-hitting moment,” she says. […]

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From Depression to Happiness
From Depression to Happiness

Story told by Pamela Chang, translated by Eugene Wu For several years I sensed that I had developed a bad habit – overeating. At the beginning I didn’t think it was a problem. But gradually because of work pressure, hurt feelings, and inner conflict, the problem became quite acute. In 1992 I went to study […]

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Dealing With Depression
Dealing With Depression

Contrary to the popular saying, time does not heal all things. Healing is not dependent on time but rather on applying the right medication or giving the right kind of attention to a wound. This concept of healing can be quite difficult to adopt. In North America in particular, the topic and process of pain […]

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Do I have symptoms of depression?
Do I have symptoms of depression?

My problem these days is that I’m becoming extremely sensitive to everything that is said or done to me. I could cry in seconds for the smallest remark, it is very easy to make me angry and start shouting, then crying. I don’t know what to do. There is nothing I hate more than shouting […]

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