Depression

How to write a depressed character (A complete guide)

In the following article, we are going to discuss how to write a depressed character, understanding depression and some tips to make your character more realistic, treatment options for your character. Writing a depressed character If you want to write about a character with depression,...

Depression

Suicidal but not depressed (Top 5 tips)

In the following article, we will discuss, if it is possible for a person to have suicidal thoughts without actually being depressed, what can make a person have suicidal thoughts? What does suicidal thoughts or suicidal ideation mean?, the symptoms, causes and prevention. Is it...

Depression

Paxil and Nexplanon (How they interact)

In this article, we will discuss what paxil is , what is nexplanon and how they work. We will briefly discuss their interaction.  What is Paxil? Paroxetine (generic name : Paroxetine HCL)  is an antidepressant that is also used to treat panic attacks, anxiety disorders,...

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Efficacy of wellbutrin and prozac together

In this article, we will discuss, if you should take prozac and wellbutrin together, what may be the risks of doing so, is it advisable to take this combination, common side effects of the drugs and which drugs interact with wellbutrin and prozac.  What happens...

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Everyone thinks i’m happy but I’m depressed 

In this article we will discuss, what it means to be depressed but having no one else be aware of it, what it’s called, the symptoms and getting help.  What does it mean? This condition is often referred to as “smiling depression”, although it is...

Depression

Losing faith in God depression 

In this article we will discuss, if people with depression can lose faith, how does depression and faith go together, understand depression and it’s symptoms,how having faith may help people and how to get better. Does depression affect your faith? Yes, it can. Depression has...

Depression

How to get motivated to study when you are depressed? 

In the following article, we will discuss, what is depression dn what it feels like to be depressed? What are some of the common symptoms of depression and finally, how to motivate yourself to study when you're depressed. What is depression? Depression (major depressive disorder)...

Depression

Should you leave college if you have depression?

Taking a leave of absence from college would depend on the severity of your symptoms and the level of impairment caused by the depression you are experiencing. It is advisable for you to seek out a professional to assess your psychological situation and collaborate with...

Depression

My depressed boyfriend is pushing me away (7 Tips)

If your current partner is dealing with depression and is pushing you away, there are a few things you can do to help yourself, your partner, and the relationship. Some of these things include: Educating yourself Being mindful of your thoughts and feelingsCommunicatingRespecting boundariesTalking to someone...

Depression

My mom is making me depressed (Help!)

Moms are a big part of growing up, any caregiver or parent figure are. The way they connected with us as children can affect us either positively or negatively.  If you believe that your mom is part of why you are struggling with depression today,...

Depression

Going back to work after depression (5 Tips)

Going back to work after months of absence due to mental health issues such as depression can be uncomfortable, anxiety provoking even.  Some of the ways in which you can prepare to rejoin the workforce includes: Checking in with your mental health statusEducating yourself about...

Depression

5 Things That May Lead to Suicide

Hey Optimist Minds! According to the World Health Organisation, more than 700 000 people die by suicide every year, which is one person every 40 seconds. This distressing statistic makes one wonder about the causes of suicide and how to prevent it. There are many...