Category Archives: Depression

Can a Software Model Really Predict Risk of Depression Relapse?

Jennifer’s Take: The following article describes an computer model that attempts to predict which individuals are likely to have recurrent depression over their lifetime as opposed to those that that are likely to go through a Depression only once.  These … Continue reading

Imaging Shows Bipolar Link to Risk-taking

Jennifer’s Take: Although I find this research fascinating and invaluable in understanding the brain of  individuals suffering from Bipolar Disorder on a neurological level, the ultimate findings of this research replicates what psychotherapists and other mental health clinicians have always … Continue reading

Is Psychotherapy Cost Effective?

Psychotherapy can feel expensive in terms of time, money, and energy spent for many patients.  Fortunately, an exhaustive new study by The Group for The Advancement of Psychiatry has demonstrated that it is indeed worth the time and money. Leaving a … Continue reading

How Do You Help a Loved One Get Into Counseling?

The advice is almost always the same: if you are suffering from depression, seek professional help from a counselor or therapist.  Over 15 million adults suffer from a major depressive disorder, and millions more suffer from bipolar disorders, psychotic disorders, … Continue reading

The High and Lows of The Very Sensitive Person, or the “Artistic Temperament”

Have you known someone (maybe you) who seems to be more affected by life’s ups and downs than most people? A film about genocide can leave them absolutely shaken, or a beautiful piece of art can give them an exaltation … Continue reading