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Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) & Addiction
Feb 5, 2019

Depression and Addiction Risk Factors Research indicates that depression is likely caused by a combination of factors. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, genetic, environmental, biological, and psychological factors all have the potential to contribute to the development of MDD.1 While it is not possible to predict exactly who will be impacted by […]

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
Feb 5, 2019

PMDD is similar to PMS but involves more severe symptoms, such as severe depression, tension, and irritability. One of the requirements to be diagnosed with PMDD is that the symptoms must interfere with the woman’s functioning or cause significant distress.3 PMDD may necessitate the use of medication.1 People also sometimes struggle to differentiate premenstrual dysphoric disorder […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder
Feb 5, 2019

People sometimes minimize SAD, thinking it is just the normal feeling of being a little down in the winter when it’s cold and difficult to spend a lot of time enjoying the outside. However, SAD is more than that and can be so severe as to impair a person’s day-to-day functioning.2 Per the American Psychiatric […]

Alcohol & Depression: The Connection & Dual Treatment Near Me
Apr 20, 2017

Can drinking alcohol cause depression and, conversely, can depression lead to misusing alcohol? If you or someone you care about are struggling with depression and alcohol abuse, you may be interested in learning more about how alcohol can play a role in depression and vice versa, as well as the different factors that can affect […]

The Connection between Post-Partum Depression and Substance Abuse
Jun 21, 2016

Depression Everyone experiences transient sadness associated with some particular distressing event. Some individuals may experience feelings of sadness and not be able to understand why they are experiencing these feelings. For the vast majority of people, these occasional issues with sadness or depressed mood resolve rather quickly or when the situation that is associated with […]

Can Xanax Cause Depression, Insomnia & Suicidal Thoughts?
Jan 5, 2016

With so many people in need of an effective treatment for these issues, it isn’t surprising that Xanax alone was prescribed nearly 48 million in 2011, per Psych Central. Xanax is a brand name for generic alprazolam, which is routinely prescribed for the treatment of: Xanax works by calming nervous impulses in the brain caused […]

Depression & Substance Abuse
Oct 15, 2015

Although the user may rely on substances used to relieve symptoms of depression, chemical intoxication can actually make depressive episodes more severe, increasing the frequency and intensity of negative thoughts and self-destructive behavior. A rehab program that addresses both depression and addiction may help to stop the progression of both disorders and empower the individual […]

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