Tough Economy

As job losses soar and the media continues to report on falling stock prices and rising foreclosures, many people may react to the economic climate with a flood of strong emotions and a sense of uncertainty. Yet, people generally adapt well over time to life-changing situations and stressful conditions. What helps some people “bounce back” […]

Men: A Different Depression

Research Shows That… According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), about six million American men suffer from depression every year. Yet psychologists know that men are far less likely than women to seek help not only for all mental-health problems, but depression in particular. According to the NIMH public-information campaign, “Real Men. Real […]

Depression and Exercise

Exercise is an effective, cost-effective treatment for depression and may help in the treatment of other mental disorders. Findings You know that exercise is good for your body. Among other facts, exercise decreases the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke and related factors, decreases the risk of various cancers, lowers blood pressure, improves metabolism, […]