Depression

Depression can be a painful, frightening experience in which life seems dark, hopeless, scary and sometimes not even worth living. What makes people depressed and how can those who experience depression find healing?


Depression impressions

A few years ago, I attended a workshop on treating depression and the presenter made a remark that has stuck with me. He said that virtually everyone...

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What most people associate with depression is a feeling of gloom or sadness, but there is a much more important set of symptoms to keep in mind:...
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Antidepressant medication can be costly, especially for those without insurance. It is important, therefore, that the treating physician carefully...
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Several years ago, I was driving between Edmonton and Grande Prairie, Alberta. I was listening to a radio program about depression. I think it would...
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Getting depressed after your baby arrives isn’t a rare malady. If you’re a new mother suffering from this condition, you’re hardly alone. According...
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I’m concerned that my teenage son may be suffering from persistent depression. This is particularly troubling to me since I’ve been hearing a great...
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After struggling with anxiety and depression for several years, I finally decided to see a doctor about my problem. He put me on an antidepressant,...
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My husband is bipolar but he refuses to seek treatment. I want our marriage to work, but the strain on our relationship is becoming too much to bear...
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“Can you come over and pray with Mom? She’s really bad.” The strained voice on the phone was that of my 18-year-old nephew, Jason. Several months...