10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Treatment-Resistant Depression
Major depression can be very difficult to treat. Here are 10 important questions to ask your doctor about treatment-resistant depression so you can work together to find the right treatment strategy.
Cocaine Use and Its Effects
WebMD examines cocaine use, including how the illegal drug affects the body and brain.
Avoidant Personality Disorder
WebMD discusses the signs of avoidant personality disorder as well as treatments and complications.
EMDR: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a fairly new type of psychotherapy. It’s growing in popularity, particularly for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Caregiving: Stress And Depression
Caregivers have a higher than normal rate of depression. Learn more about symptoms of major depressive disorder - and when to seek help - from the experts at WebMD.
Meditation - Topic Overview
Meditation is the practice of focusing your attention to help you feel calm and give you a clear awareness about your life.
Light Therapy - Topic Overview
What is light therapy?Light therapy (phototherapy) is exposure to light that is brighter than indoor light but not as bright as direct sunlight. Do not use ultraviolet light, full - spectrum light, heat lamps, or tanning lamps for light therapy.Light therapy may help with depression and may help reset your "biological clock" (circadian rhythms), which controls sleeping and waking.Typically, you si
Depression and Chronic Pain
Can chronic pain cause clinical depression? Here’s information about how chronic pain and depression interact and the effect each one has on the other.
Mind-Body Wellness - Healing Body and Mind
The mind - body connectionMedical science is making remarkable discoveries about the relationship between your state of mind and your mental and physical health. Researchers have found that one function of the brain is to produce substances that can improve your health. Your brain can create endorphins, which are natural painkillers; gamma globulin for fortifying your immune system; and interferon
Mind-Body Wellness - Health Tools
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Stress Management: Breathing Exercises for Relaxation Stress Management: Doing Guided Imagery to Relax Stress Management: Doing Progressive Muscle Relaxation Stress Management: Practicing Yoga to Relax Stress ...