Category Archives: Treatments for Depression

249. An Antidote for Drifting Away

“We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.” (Hebrews 2:1) This verse is crucially important  in our spiritual walk but is important also in our natural walk. For example, … Continue reading

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224. What if Antidepressants Don’t Work?

Medication is often the first line of defense for someone afflicted with depression. However, medication doesn’t work for everyone. Dr. Syras Derksen, a Winnipeg Psychologist, revealed that a new piece of research tested whether therapy will work where medication failed. … Continue reading

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214. A Combination of Things

Barbara Altman, an author and presenter on the themes of depression, anxiety, and psychosis, started a discussion on What is the best way to help someone with depression and anxiety?  Here is a response from Carole Zirlin, a psychologist from … Continue reading

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187. Deep Brain Stimulation

There is an upcoming medical advancement that could offer hope and encouragement to those with major depression who have so far been treatment resistant. Researchers from a German hospital have implanted pacemaker electrodes into the medial forebrain bundle in the … Continue reading

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176. The 80/80 Strategy Continued

The idea of feeling 80 percent of normal 80 percent of the time is not something attractive to people who experience mild to moderate depression and perhaps a bout of serious depression now and again. But if you’re someone who … Continue reading

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