Am I Depressed or Just Sad?

Published on November 7, 2017

Growing up, I remember people saying, “I’m so depressed.” What made them so depressed? Various…

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On Becoming a Personal Scientist: Living in the half-full glass

Published on October 26, 2017

The half-full glass is the antidote to the half-empty one.

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Better Treatment for Fibromyalgia

Published on June 5, 2016

Fibromyalgia is a painful condition. Doctors offer their Fibro patients many things that have been proven to help, and are dismayed when the patients don’t take advantage of these offerings. We need a new model for Fibro care, and CBT has it.

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The Connection between ADHD and Anxiety Disorders or Depression

Published on April 20, 2016

Several theories exist to explain the higher incidence of anxiety disorders or depression among individuals with ADHD. One theory presumes that because the same neurobiological systems that control attention also control mood, it is reasonable to assume that the neurological causes of ADHD also cause anxiety disorders or depression. Another theory posits that anxiety disorders or depression are an outcome of living with ADHD, especially if attention difficulties have gone undiagnosed or untreated for many years, often leading to chronic feelings of failure, frustration, disappointment and being overwhelmed.

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