Psychiatrists

8 Things You Should Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder

  Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression where a patient experiences mood shifts at the same time every year. It usually happens in the fall and winter months. Doctors aren’t sure what causes it, although changes in hormones and lack of sunlight are though to impact it. This form of depression is often trivialized and not discussed often, which leads people to dismiss...

Interested in TMS: Here’s What Makes A Good TMS Candidate

Getting diagnosed with a mental illness can be hard, especially if a person has a treatment-resistant mental illness. When the traditional treatment options like medication and therapy don’t work, there aren’t many options left. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is an FDA approved treatment option for treatment-resistant depression. TMS therapy has grown in popularity due to its ...

The Leading Cause of US Overdose Deaths: Fentanyl

  While we might get tired of hearing it, the opiate crisis in America is a very real threat. Concerns have been growing for years, and due to a new drug, the stakes are more dire than ever before. Fentanyl made its entrance into the illicit drug scene around 2012. Since then it has blown past staple drugs like cocaine, meth, and heroin in terms of deaths. A few years ago the government crack...

Is Ketamine the Future of Depression Medication?

  With the current drug epidemic going on in America, it seems odd to discuss how a popular party street drug could help those suffering from depression. With more than 16 million Americans suffering from major depression, and one-third of those not able to get relief from traditional treatment, maybe ketamine is the answer. What is Ketamine? Ketamine is commonly thought of as a party drug. I...

5 Common Myths About Couples Therapy Debunked

  Couples, or marriage, therapy has gotten a bad reputation. People see it as the kiss of death for a relationship. The truth is that it fails most relationships simply because people either go too late or don’t commit to the work. Couples therapy can be extremely beneficial for working through issues and stopping them from becoming larger problems. We’ve debunked the 5 most common myths abou...

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